Spring is almost here, so a road trip (preferably to somewhere warm and sandy) sounds amazing right about now, however, that’s not the type of road trip I mean…. I’m referring to the virtual road trip that you and I will be taking together over the next few months! I am so excited to share with you this EXPLORE newsletter mini-series, Starting Route To…Your Future.
The purpose of this series is to navigate through the SEND journey! I want to give you an up-close look that goes beyond what SEND is, to where it can take you. SEND is a journey of faith, with incredible opportunities and firsthand experiences that leads, ultimately, to a future with God at the center. You will discover how to get involved, what SEND is all about, and why it’s a journey worth considering. Each “stop” in the series will also help you get to know who SEND is, through graduates, leaders, staff, and teachers!
The journey begins. Hop in, and enjoy the ride!
- Pray: Ask God for discernment; be specific with Him. Yes, He already knows what options He’s given you, but ask Him for what He wants!
- Answer Tough Questions: What is important to you, what is God saying to you, and what is your destination, or goal?
- Research Your Options: With those questions as a lens, investigate your opportunities and see what comes in line with what God is saying and calling you to.
- Seek Guidance: Society tells us to think about what we want, what’s best for us. I encourage you to think about what God wants and what’s best for His Kingdom. Seek counsel from people in your life (your pastor, youth leader, parents, and perhaps friends) who pursue what God wants above all else.
Mackenzie (Kenzie) Ritchie
Coordinator, S.E.N.D. North America