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Angela's Autumn Antics!!

Just to bring you up to date the story in brief is that this time last year this man who wanted to leave a legacy behind after he died so he left his house to YWAM. The short story is that we got given the use of the housenat the beginning of this year. It looked quite different to how it does now we spent quite a few months redecorating and renovatingl. However we still have the bathroom to do and my bedroom it seems like a never ending story.......

Summer turned out to be a real surprise we didn't go on the boat 'THE NEXTWAVE' in the end which was a bit disappointing but we went to YWAM base near Coventry called The Kings Lodge where there was a Wildfire camp.We took 10 young people with a family from London to the camp which was absolutely awesome the first was week was like a training week for the young people which we called FREEDOM CAMP. The young people came from Egypt, America, Uganda, Poland and Britain. It was amazing to see how much the young people grew in …

The treasures in our hands!!

Once again today I was reminded of the amazing privilege it is to work and have the opportunity to get to know children and young people and even more so the blessing it is to invest into their lives!
We can often forget that even when we have just one in 0ur hands they are a treasure that God himself has placed there and for an amount of time it is our responsibility to care for and rub till that young person shines brightly. No matter how young they are we are shaping their destiny. Perhaps I am beginning to have just a small glimpse of what Jesus meant when he said
"Let the little children come to me"
As adults we can often hinder our younger ones coming to Jesus I think that entertaining them is one way that we can hinder them from really getting to Know Jesus they may stay in our church building but they sometimes don't get to know the one that can give them real Life!
I think there are a number of ways we can let the children come to Jesus, we as the adults who have …