Digging Deep in the Classroom

It can be difficult running a faith-based nonprofit that does most of its ministry in the public school system. We are oftentimes faced with the challenge of figuring out how to say things in a way that won't get us kicked out, aka seem like we're preaching at the students. We dance in this tension [...]

SDOHS Health Class Presentations

This month RLR had the exciting opportunity to be in Sandra Day O'Connor's health classes for the 3rd consecutive semester! Between last semester and this semesters' classes, we reached nearly every freshmen student on campus with awareness! We are extremely thankful for an administration and teachers that recognize the importance of these presentations, and allow [...]

MRHS Benefit Basketball Game

Back in January a husband and wife approached me after a church service. The husband reached out his hand, introduced himself as Charles, and declared he was a high school teacher at Mountain Ridge. Shaking his hand excitedly, I said, "You are my new best friend!" It has been great getting to know Charles and [...]

SDOHS Prevention Day!!

This last Friday was a fun one. I was invited to be a speaker at Sandra Day O'Connor High School's Prevention Day. The school brought in multiple speakers to present on topics like suicide, trafficking, and bullying. It is always exciting speaking to students, but even more exciting when their school has a Red Light [...]