August 2017

Posted on 08/07/2017 at 8:13am

It may be what they need: Encouragement

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from a Y volunteer thanking me for the encouragement I was to him when he was going through a very difficult experience. As I reflected on his note, I remembered the verse of Scripture we use in our Christian Principles Training when referring to our Christian principle of respect: “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up” —1 Thessalonians 5:11.

Here are some ways we can carry out that command: