Mentors Matter

We are continually looking for great people who want to get involved in mentoring these teens.  Mentoring takes about one hour weekly and can help a youth stay on track with his plans, goals, and direction for life.  No degrees required, just a heart that cares and a willingness to Read more…

Breaking Bad

What leads a youth into a life of crime?  So many have made observations and done countless hours of research into the psyche of the criminal mind and how it develops. As we meet with kids weekly, they all have their stories and their reasons. Some kids have lived through Read more…

Making an Investment

Yesterday I decided to go with Bayside Community Church’s Adopt-a-block (AAB) – an outreach to the low income neighborhoods in Bradenton, FL. It was a good day to interact with the community and try to share encouragement and love, but nothing out of the ordinary happened; until I noticed this Read more…