Reflecting with Gratefulness

Sophomore Sarah Wright traveled to Costa Rica with Discovery this spring. When she returned, she sent this note of thanks to the family and friends that supported her trip. Thank you so much for all of the prayers and support before and during my mission trip. I am writing to give a brief summary of […]

A New Kind of Spring Break

For students across the country, spring break means sunshine and relaxation – a time to escape to fun and get away from work. For 300 Valor students and leaders, however, spring break means anything but. For them, March means service and selflessness, cultural immersion, discomfort and sacrifice. It means hard work, long days and restless […]

Costa Rica Video

In the spring of 2018, 30 Valor Christian students and leaders traveled to Costa Rica to serve through soccer ministry and home construction. Check out the video from the team’s trip to get a peek into the team’s life-changing experience!

Taste of Discovery Tickets On Sale Now!

Guests at Taste of Discovery enjoy food tastings from a variety of local restaurants and a robust silent auction. Proceeds benefit Valor students serving on Discovery experiences. Click here to purchase tickets for the January 27 event, or text Valor to 52182. Taste of Discovery Sunday, January 27, 6:00 PM Builder’s Appliance Center, Englewood Student […]

A Lesson on Service from a College Essay

Last fall, 2018 graduate Emma Carter submitted the following essay to the admissions staff at Texas A&M University. The essay prompt: You’ve got a ticket in your hand – Where will you go? What will you do? What will happen when you get there? Emma, now a freshman at MidAmerica Nazarene University, answered from her heart – […]

Discovery Kenya Video

In two summer weeks in Kenya, the 2018 Discovery team led VBS for 1,500 children, served orphans and widows, performed service work, traversed Nairobi slums, hung out with elephants and lions, and had their hearts completely broken and healed, all at once. Take a peek into this impactful Africa experience.

When Nothing is More Than Enough

My name is Kyler and I am a senior at Valor. Over the summer, I served in what my team and I now identify as the greatest city on earth! The weather was quite toasty and humid, but the presence of God was much stronger than our physical discomforts and kept our focus on our […]

Discovery Dominican Video

In the summer of 2018, Valor Basketball traveled with Discovery to the Dominican Republic. Their work with Score International included ministry through basketball, but it also had the team serving and loving people young and old across the island. The lessons learned were impactful, and hearts were moved beyond measure. Check out the team’s video […]

Discovery Peru Video

“I think I really grew as a person both in my character and spiritually. I still see the trip affecting how I live my life and I hope it continues to do that. This really uncovered my desire to serve and help others.” Check out this year’s Discovery Peru video, brought to you by Lost […]