Mary Ann’s Birthday Celebration

View Full Scale Mary Ann’s first surprise birthday in The JUVY Project Training Center. We had a great time and everyone blessed Mary Ann with their love. We had a special time of prayer over Mary Ann. She received words of encouragement and blessings from the prayer warriors and the young people from The JUVY...

Ken and Sue Weslander visit The JUVY Project Training Center

View Full Scale Ken and Sue Weslander flew in from Chicago and spent the day with us. We met with the team that went to Guatemala to share our photos and talk about our experiences during this special mission trip. After lunch, we were very excited to take Ken and Sue to the JUVY Project Training Center. We showed them the entire downstairs and upstairs, and all that God has blessed us with. What an answer to years and years of passionate prayer!  And to think that Glenn Weslander, Ken’s dad, started all of...

In Honor of Glenn Weslander

View Full Scale Today marks 30 yrs since I met Glenn Weslander, a great mentor, father in the faith, and close friend. We met at santa Barbara Juvenile Hall where we first ministered together to the troubled youth of Santa Barbara County. For the next 22 yrs, I had the privilege of serving alongside of him. Prior to meeting Glenn, while I was reading “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him…” 2 Peter 1:3-11, I remember struggling as a new believer with verse 6, where Peter talks about adding godliness in our life. I contemplated this question, “How can a person be godly?” God answered my question in prayer 22 years later. Glenn taught me how to minister to a hurting generation of young people. He showed me, by his example, how to love everyone like Jesus does and to see them exactly how the Lord sees them. Glenn taught me to pray to the Lord to see people through the eyes of Christ and to feel what Jesus Christ feels when He looks at someone. Glenn taught me, by his example, how important the Word of God is and that the Word of God can transform us. I watched as he sacrificially purchased cases of Bibles so that we can give away to the young people who were locked up. He taught me how vital it is to leave the Word of God with the young people so they can read it and see for themselves how much Jesus Christ can and will heal, deliver, and set them...