Trusting God

Last huddle, Newport Harbor FCA student president, Michelle, stood before her peers and shared the ups and downs of the rollercoaster ride she had been enduring for the past few months. Like most seniors, Michelle had been preoccupied with trying to figure out her future as she anticipated the end of high school and beginning of her…

Do You Know God?

Professional basketball player Johnny Dee visited Estancia High School to remind students that the only way to truly know God is to be in relationships with him. Check out his story in the video below.

How BIG is Your View of God?

Haley Downey visited Ensign Intermediate School to ask the students a very important question: How big is your view of God? Haley shared that all her life, she had a pretty limited understanding of the ocean. She had spent plenty of time hanging out on the beach, swimming through the waves, or even surfing on blow…

Rejoice Always

Viewpoint Church high school pastor AJ Swies visited Estancia High School to share his powerful testimony with the huddle. AJ described growing up in a seemingly perfect Christian home, until his parents started abusing alcohol and ultimately divorcing. As a middle school student, AJ became angry with God and angry with his parents for failing…

God Would Laugh at My Jokes

Former USC wide receiver and Young Life director Robbie Boyer visited Corona del Mar high school to remind the students that, not only does God love them, but that he also likes them. Robbie shared that during his freshman year at USC, he struggled with his sense of identity as he went from the star…

The Fruit of Your Life

NFL wide receiver AJ Cruz visited Estancia High School to challenge the students to pay attention to the fruit of their lives and ask themselves if it aligns with God’s perfect plan and purpose for them. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” – Galatians…

Following Jesus > Following the Lakers

Soccer star and Lakers fanatic Natalie Lawrence visited Ensign Intermediate School to convince the students that life following Jesus is even more exciting than following their favorite sports team. She described all of the time, energy, and passion she puts into tracking the Lakers and contrasted it to her relative disinterest in baseball. “Baseball is still…