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Graduation Day

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May 26, 2012 Ruben graduated from basic level bible school at Instituto Biblico Betel de las Asambleas de Dios and  I am so proud of him.  Many times we discussed him taking a break from school and going back to work to help with the financial burden but every time he brought it up I felt uneasy.   I told him that he needs to do what God has called him to do regardless of our financial needs; because if we are in God's will we will be taken care of.  Well, he finished and God has been faithful to take care of us.  We never had an over abundance but always just enough and never in need.  He can be a youth pastor now however he has decided to continue to study.  First year is all Theology and second year is more focused on your ministry which in Ruben's case is youth ministry.

Soccer Outreach

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Counseling Children With Toys

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I teach 2nd grade at an Assembly of God private school.  I love teaching 2nd grade.  My job is perfect for me.  However, I want to do more.  I want to play a more active role in a child's life.  When I heard that the Bible teacher/Pastor, of the school, wanted to start a ministry for counseling children using toys I was all in.
 Today was our first training and we will continue to take training classes but also learning as we go a long.  There is such a need for counselors, at the school ,that the children's pastors and psychologist on staff do not have enough time to see all the children.  Thus birthed the idea to start this ministry and incorporate teachers who had a desire to participate.  Since I teach 2nd grade I most likely will counsel a child in preschool or kindergarten.  The child that is assigned to me will be the only child I counsel all year long. So for a 35-45 minute weekly session for one whole year I will be able to counsel one of these children that is in …