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.

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 […]

Finding Unconditional Love in Rwanda

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 […]

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 […]