Volume 31 Number 7 AUGUST 2014
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The Jesus Theatre is providing
an opportunity for young people
with a passion for drama to
demonstrate who God is on the
stage of life.
They're helping women trafficked
on the streets of Philadelphia
to use an SA 'Drop–in' center
for a life–changing 'pick–me–up.'
Youth Council delegates 'put
on the full armor of God'
as they equip themselves for
'We are the
COMMISSIONER BARRY C. SWANSON
very speaker looks at his or her audi-
ence and thinks, I know what I want
to say, but I wonder what they are
going to hear.
That was me as I took the stage at the
fi rst session of our Strikepoint Confer-
ence in June. More than 2,500 people
were looking at me, not knowing
exactly why they were there, what they
would be hearing, or what they would
be asked to do.
During the course of the day, I, along
with other speakers, shared a mission
strategy designed to enhance our ability
to effectively communicate the full Gospel
in particular ways within each of our com-
munities. In the back of my mind I was
wondering, But what did people hear?
Page 3 offers an open letter that two
delegates wrote to their corps follow-
ing the conference. It is a keeper. In it,
they simply and eloquently capture the
essence of Strikepoint. Please read what
these two young adults have written.
Consider it in the context of your own
corps, your own life, and, in their words,
"live each day like a missions trip, an
adventure with Christ."