A Passion for Missions Fueled in Honduras

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 […]

Lessons Learned in Puerto Cabezas

A little more than 3,250 miles southeast of Denver is Puerto Cabezas, a small municipality on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. For years Valor Christian High School teams have been working with Pastor Earl Bowie to share the love of Christ with more than 100 orphaned and abandoned children at Casa Bernabe Orphanage, Verbo Church […]

Discovery Thailand Video

For Valor Christian student Jilian Buretz, video of a life-changing experience in Thailand could never tell of the meaningful ways her heart was moved and eyes opened during two weeks of ministry. No, six minutes of footage won’t show the ways God reveals himself through service and relationships. Still, the sophomore put together a moving […]

Discovery South Africa Video

Valor Christian sophomore Mikey Hardesty traveled with Discovery to South Africa in the spring of 2018 to provide outreach, evangelism and ministry to children and adults in squatter settlements and poverty-stricken areas in and around Capetown and Johannesburg, South Africa. While there, Mikey and his teammates found purpose and meaning in the intentional ways they […]

A Passion for Missions Fueled in Honduras

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 […]

Discovering Mission in Haiti

Clement Stone once said, “When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.” Just a few years ago, Mia McLaughlin walked the halls of Valor. The then-junior laughed, studied, played and worked. Like most students, she worried about […]

New Discovery Service Hour Requirements

Starting in the fall of 2017, Discovery will require all freshmen and sophomores to complete and submit Discovery-approved service hours for application and consideration for all Discovery experiences. Additionally, this policy will be in place for all grades beginning in the fall of 2018. 2017-18 mandatory pre-approved Discovery hours for freshman & sophomore Discovery experience […]

A Student Perspective of Discovery

Valor Christian senior Blake Buchanan has had plenty of opportunity to serve in his time as a Valor student. Through experiences in Denver, Guatemala and Nepal, Blake has gained an invaluable perspective on the importance of service, missions and evangelism, even as his own faith has grown. In this video, Blake talks about the things […]