retreat with the lord

So what might you do with that? Challenge accepted. As the topic of Retreat was preached in September, Adam considered what he was doing in the rhythm of his day and week and realized that in order to put God first and bring balance to his life, he needed to end his day each day with worship and a refocusing in order to practice retreat. So he began a worship time each day at 11:00 pm in the chapel for students at the end of the night to worship and keep focus on what really matters. The numbers change, but the focus remains the same - we are to worship our King and keep Him our priority.

And it didn't stop there. His next vision was a monthly retreat of 24 hour worship that invited the whole student body. And so he began the conversations, put together the team, recruited others, and practiced with students to coordinate a 24 hour worship effort for students in November. Every inch of the chapel was filled with His presence. Throughout the day, the chapel served as a revolving door as students came and went as they practiced His presence and lifted their voices in worship. Adding retreat to their daily lives. What might you do with that? Put into practice retreat and not just dream about it.

Adam embodies what we want our students to do as they plug into the local church. He engages each Sunday in worship, serves as a leader in Element 56, spent his summer with Envision in the Middle East and serves the student body through many capacities. Would you be in prayer for Adam and other students as they catch the vision and live it out with fellow students? Would you join them some night at 11:00 pm to worship?