Category Archives: NEWSWIRE

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Chapter 11 and Another Do Hard Things Opportunity

It’s hard to believe we are almost done with this study! We discussed chapter 11 tonight, which was chock full of examples of young people who exceeded society’s expectations and…

Are You A Fruit Stapler?

I know it’s been a while since we blogged our lessons, but they have been interspersed with book sorting and preparing for the spaghetti dinner auction and missionaries sharing. We…

Mission Lamplighter Library!!

Tonight was our first night back from Christmas break. After talking about what we did over the holidays and how it was to be back to routine, we began working…

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Respectacle!!!!!

Our Respectacle mission has ended!!!! The glasses are boxed and ready to ship. Thanks to everyone who donated, 23 people will be blessed with the gift of better vision very…

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Of Labels and Expectations

Tonight we went over our chapter 6 questions, which also marks the halfway point through our book, Do Hard Things. Then we watched the first half of session 2 of…

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Lamplighter Fall Festival!

As you all know, in STOMP, the youth are learning to do hard things, exceed the low expectations of them that society sees as the norm for teenagers. Last Thursday,…

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5 Kinds of Hard

Tonight we discussed chapter four and reclaiming the teen years as the launching pad of life. We talked about “kidults,” those people who, by definition of age are adults, but…

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Breaking the Chains

Tonight we discussed chapter three. In this chapter Alex and Brett talk about the shackles teenagers have on their minds that keep them from feeling like they are capable of…

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Teenagers Then and Now

We watched the second segment of the Do Hard Things video conference this evening while we enjoyed dinner together in the form of a baked potato bar. Tonight we learned…

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Do Hard Things – Here We Go!!!!

Tonight was STOMP’s kickoff night to Do Hard Things! We watched the first segment of Brett and Alex’s “Rebelution” video conference and then followed it up with a great discussion…