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Senior Class Attends Apologetics Conference at Charleston Southern University

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On Friday, high school Bible teachers, Chris Kuzdale and Quinn Disrud, along with the senior class traveled to Charleston Southern University to attend the Endure Conference. This year, the annual apologetics conference, hosted by CSU's College of Christian Studies, dove in and dissected the call of Christians in relationships of all kinds. The topics discussed varied from the importance of a Christ-centered family to friendship and relationship advice.

Personally, I found the Endure Conference to be a reminder of the call to live out the love of Christ in all areas and aspects of my life. The discussion regarding friendships emphasized the necessity of God honoring friends who build me up and challenge me in my faith. The senior class thoroughly enjoyed and learned from the professors and discussions that occurred at the conference.

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Spiritual Renewal Week: Connecting with God and Each Other

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This year's Spiritual Renewal Week was surely one to remember! On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday the whole upper school attended Impact for fun games, worship, and great messages. During Impact, the students were able to listen to Jimmy Kaiser and Ryan Parker's messages and were led in worship by PCA's very own student-led worship team. On top of that, students played games with candy and even participated in a 'finish the song lyrics' challenge. On Tuesday and Thursday, students were led by teachers in small groups. After listening to the speakers, students were separated by grade to discuss each message and to pray over one another.

Erin Fanning and Leah Klassen really enjoyed the addition of small groups this year. They both agreed that they got to know each other and connect better with new students and new teachers while growing in their faith. Adlai Moore said, "We were paired with girls we don't normally hang out with and we got to delve into conversations and topics we normally wouldn't."

 Bella Byham, a member of the worship team describes the week saying, "Spiritual Renewal Week was different this year. I think with worship, we could connect more. My favorite part was definitely when Mr. Kaiser asked during one of the worship songs that if you wanted to stand up to the world and stand up for God then stay standing during the song. I almost cried because nearly everyone in the room stood. It just made me so happy to see that our school is really changing for the better and for God. Also, I love being on the worship team because I get to do what I love most for God. I get to lead people closer to him, I get to be that one little piece in their life that could change it forever. I think that's what the rest of the worship team thinks as well."

This year's Spiritual Renewal Week greatly impacted students and helped them grow in their faith for God.

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