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Heroes

Today our chapel at school was about heroes. What does it mean to be a hero? How do you become a hero? Who really is a hero?

Chapel concluded with a look at Hebrews 11 and the heroes of faith listed there. Students then got a piece of paper and a pencil and wrote about their hero they would add to the list. Each student then gave their piece of paper to their living group teacher so that we can discuss it in our next living group.

Reading through my students' responses, I was struck by how each and every person listed a family member. All of them said a parent, grand parent or sibling. I must say I found this comforting and encourage. Family still means something to my students and they are able to see the faith that their parents and other family members have.

And I agree with them. Thanks Mom and Dad, grandparents and siblings for being heroes of faith for me.

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