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 […]
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 […]
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!
Imago Dei. The image of God. It’s present on the faces of our students and in the hearts of the men, women and children we meet across the globe.
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 – […]
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
For Valor senior Jackson Farmar, high school looks and sounds a lot like it should. Spend a little time talking to him and you’ll learn that school-work, sports and social demands outline the rhythms of his days – as is the case for nearly any American teenager who will spend the coming months traversing a […]
For Valor Christian sophomore Jasmin Park, the simple act of going to school in Colorado is an adventure. Still, when it came time to apply for her first Discovery experience, the international student from Korea leaped at the opportunity that awaited her in Honduras. For Jasmin it was about more than travel to places she’d […]