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The Famine Blog

Archive for the ‘Youth Leader Stories’ Category

Making Space for Wonder

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By John Sorrell The 30 Hour Famine allows students to be confronted with realities outside. . .

What Starbucks Taught Me about Belonging and the Church

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Elizabeth Murray Every Sunday morning I drive by Starbucks to get to church; and. . .

Trying New Things

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Mark Eades In Ecclesiastes 3 we read “there is a season for everything.” In. . .

Helping Your Students Approach a New Year With Intentionality

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Aaron Wolgamott It is easy to live our lives more out of reaction to. . .

Re-do the Renew

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Sean Garner Happy New Year (conditionally, of course)… Congratulations, you’ve celebrated Christmas and the. . .

A Seasonal Reminder

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Luke Lang Once upon a New Year’s Eve… We are about to embark upon. . .

An Adoptive Christmas Meditation

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Andrea Sawtelle Several weeks ago, I found myself sobbing on the bathroom floor, wondering. . .

Weariness and Hope, Smooshed Together

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Emily Robbins Some days are smooshed together. Incredible moments with the mundane. Hospital waiting. . .

I Don’t Love the Famine, But I Love the Famine

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Erin Betlej The first time I ever participated in the 30 Hour Famine I. . .

Who Will Lead Us?

BY 30 HOUR FAMINE TEAM

By Shawn Kiger A few weeks ago while I was eating my cereal one morning,. . .