Sarah Ford | January 20, 2015

Youthful Maturity

Contrary to the popular saying, youth is not wasted on the young.

In the spring of 2013, FCA leaders at Scullen Middle School shared their legacy in the likes of a video emulating the popular I Am Second ministry series.

Today, as high school sophomores, they still look upon their middle school years as a season of growth and cultivation, impacted through their former school’s FCA.

The Huddle used the popular I Am Second videos as small group discussions and found coinciding Scripture and devotionals as tools for further guidance. The weekly meetings encouraged students to live a real and honest faith, creating a safe spot to share struggles and dig deeper with one another.

“In a place like school where you don’t really get to express your opinions, we felt like everyone wasn’t afraid to show what really mattered and how much God impacted their lives,” Callie Vitro, one of Scullen’s Huddle leaders, said.

Vitro and fellow leader Rachel Ingal wanted to do something at the end of the year to show appreciation to the ministry that moved their faith.

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