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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.

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…

The American Education System

The American Education System has been on the decline. The numbers confirm this when you look at the new Fox News statistics regarding how our students rank in the world. America is a global super power, but is not super when it comes to investing in our kids and developing…

The American Flag

There she is, our beautiful American flag, as she shines bright from the blue skies of America. When you look at the American flag, what value do you take away from it? I take the value of knowing that my kids live in a free American society that values the…

The People’s House

It’s called The People’s House, where the representatives from across our nation gather to create and pass legislative bills, which affect our everyday lives in countless ways. This election year, has seen 4 incumbents unseated by bright, everyday American citizens who are not career politicians. These oustings are evidence of…