Stories (Blog)

Category: Juvenile Justice Ministry

You Just Never Know

10/5/2020 in Category Juvenile Justice Ministry

By Claire Froehlich, Juvenile Justice Ministry Chaplain

When you first meet “Shay”, it’s impossible not to notice her big, boisterous personality and strong presence. With both parents... More

The Story is Not Over

10/5/2020 in Category Juvenile Justice Ministry

By Tim Butler, Juvenile Justice Ministry Chaplain

“You were born a mistake.  You are such a failure and always will be… you are a waste of tax dollars.”  

“You should be ashamed of... More

More Dedicated Than Ever

10/5/2020 in Category General, City Life, Juvenile Justice Ministry, Parent Life

By Gareth Unruh, Chief Ministry Officer

Today I mourn - I mourn for the lives lost in our city because of a society that has failed our young people. Don’t hear that I condone their... More

The One Beholding You

9/18/2020 in Category City Life, Juvenile Justice Ministry

By Natalie Baddour, Director of Mentoring and Therapeutic Services

“Behold the One beholding you and smiling.” -Gregory Boyle  

This is the truth that we, at Denver Area YFC, continue to... More

Love Those God Called You to Love

9/9/2020 in Category Juvenile Justice Ministry

By Chris Rose, Director of Juvenile Justice Ministries

This year has been a whirlwind of changes and has left many of us unsure about the future. For the young men I work with, this is... More