Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Jul 4, 2017
It is not easy following Jesus. We can lose friendships, our family, and endure hardships and heartache. Jesus tells us in Matthew 10 that these things will happen, and that we look to Him when they do.
In High School, one of my favorite teachers was Mr. Smith. I enjoyed his humor, his teaching styles, and his supportiveness. I also really enjoyed him as a soccer coach. I know I was one of his favorite students too, as he once said that in a class. He was instrumental in getting me a $2,000