BY TERI KNAPP
I think we all have that one thing in life that helps us stay spiritually grounded. Perhaps it’s a friend, a responsibility, or a life experience that brings you back to the right path. Mine is my ‘ little’ brother, Rob. Life with him has been like a rollercoaster ride. Our relationship is sometimes good, rocky, frustrating and even humbling. No matter what, it is a constant reminder of how real God is and that he is in control.
BY KIT WERBE
It’s time to run to the store. You grab your keys, hop in the car and off you go, right? Except if you’re in a wheelchair, a trip to the store – or anywhere for that matter – can be a production. That’s where Servants at Work, Inc. (SAWs) and its all-volunteer ministry comes into play. SAWs is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit that builds residential wheelchair ramps for those in need.
BY ANNE-MARIE WILLIAMS
photo by Melanie Carpenter
When seven Lafayette students return to school in August, they will have a unique adventure to tell of how they spent their summer vacation. Northview Church’s Greater Lafayette campus recently took two high school students and five middle school students on their very first mission trip.
The group traveled to Miracle Camp and Retreat Center in Michigan for Shake-Up Kalamazoo, a week of service and summer camp all rolled into one. The group joined a larger youth group from Illinois and put their faith in action by serving and volunteering during the day and enjoying summer camp at night.