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Empowered for Change – Youth Connect

Travis Angry discusses issues facing youth, answers their questions, and offers support and resources to help youth with their concerns.

Leadership in the Home

The greatest title to given to mankind, has been to be called Mom and Dad. The life given to us all in God’s creation cannot be taken for granted. It is of utmost value to lead our families as parents. When I see families, it is such a joy to…

A Resurrected Man

In 2004, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease Lymphoma, a disease that has continued to wreak havoc on my body. For twelve years, I have battled Lymphoma with 4 different malignancies. With each treatment, my body has responded incredibility well. Doctors at the Phoenix VA Hospital, University of Arizona Cancer…

Youth Sports in America

As kids develop in our American Society, how do we teach them the value of hard work? I believe there are many ways for our kids to learn the value of hard work. I think the first step is that values are learned at home through example and communications. Also, the…

God’s Perfect Timing

As our lives turn against the age of time, we see a reflection in the mirror that shows our growth of life. In this journey we can take two paths. One would to be in a rush and the other would be to be in patience. Sometimes when we are…

The Lost Woman

She was driving home from Temecula, California, with a group of friends after attending an event in which she was overwhelmed with emotions. The struggles weren’t visible from her outside appearance; she was battling an internal struggle with her emotions. She was not feeling confident in her appearance, particularly her…

The Value of Marriage

With modern dating, marriage is no longer the consistent goal.  Even the definition of dating can be very different from person to person. So much of the time, men just want the sexual benefits and women just want the illusion that they are special to someone. As I sort this…

The Youth of America

In contemporary American society, the youth population faces significant challenges and struggles. From middle school to high school and into adulthood, adolescents are dealing with matters that may affect them forever, including skipping classes to dropping out of school, to feeling an absence of love at home, to getting pregnant.…

The Oval Office

Our last great president, Ronald Reagan, sat at this most powerful desk in the world. In the oval office sits the most powerful desk in the world. It is where the leader of the free world sits. America has been very consistent in electing the most incredible presidents through our…

Walking With Faith

As I was walking down the road at the end of 2016, I reflected on my life’s journey – of the ups and downs as this year comes to an end. What started off as hopeful became dark and gloomy. How do you handle the challenges of your life? For…

Tom Still: Against All Odds

My good friend, Tom Still, has a truly remarkable “beating all odds” story. Tom was a man who was minding his own business, concentrating on what he loved to do, and then life threw him a curve ball. He could have sulked, given up,and went into a downward spiral, but…