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Training for the Challenges of Life

Training for the Challenges of Life

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” This well-known quote has rung true in many of my experiences. Whether in the positive, helping me overcome an otherwise overwhelming hardship, or in that moment of challenge, when...

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What! You too?

What! You too?

“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves This quote from C.S. Lewis sums up why camaraderie is such an important part of the ALERT Ethos. Just over a week ago, I...

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The Gospel’s Role in Self-Discipline

The Gospel’s Role in Self-Discipline

Here at ALERT we strive to teach each man self-discipline: how to wake up on time, work out regularly, and read their Bible daily. These are all good things, but they all come after our foundation of the Gospel. We know that as good as discipline is, it is “… not...

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The Challenge and Priviledge of Quest

The Challenge and Priviledge of Quest

As we prepare for the Quest program this summer, I am reminded again of the challenge and privilege that it is to work with the young men each year. It is a challenge because of the increasing needs that young men today face. In 2021, the average age that a young man...

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What is the Heart of Service?

What is the Heart of Service?

Throughout the Bible, service emerges as a thread woven through countless stories. It's found in the everyday work we do, the worship we offer, and the way we extend ourselves to others. But what is the heart of service? Is it merely a duty, a checklist of actions to...

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Missions Class Trip to Northern Iraq

Missions Class Trip to Northern Iraq

This month I will have the opportunity to travel to northern Iraq with the Missions class to serve alongside a team of frontline workers at a school. There is both an incredible need, and also and incredible opportunity, in the area due in part to the number of...

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