Discard the Outcast and You Forfeit Tremendous Leadership Potential

Denny’s Story (adapted from Jimmy Larche’s book 13-Foot Coffins)

In Judges 11, Israel cast out Jephthah because he was a son of a prostitute, but later begged him to come and lead them because he was also a mighty warrior. Be careful who your church discards as an outcast. You may one day desperately need their leadership potential!

In the end, society always loses when the church ousts troubled kids.

Denny’s mother was a crack addict. His story had echoing parallels to the architects of the Columbine shooting. His life tragically ended just before his 21st birthday. But Denny was a part of the catalyst of what is now changing so many lives through Breakaway’s summer adventure camps for at-risk youth and children. read more

2012 Uncle Wilbert Summer Camp Adventures

Every year at Breakaway’s summer camp for at-risk youth and under-served children, Uncle Wilbert and Aunt Sally Mae do a video skit for the kids. Here is last year’s 2011 Uncle Wilbert Adventures and this year’s 2012 sequel, for your spiritual enlightenment and twisted sense of humor! Comment and LIKE on Facebook.

5 Ways You Can Pray for Summer Camp and Broken Families

Breakaway Outreach will be facilitating multiple camps throughout the summer for prisoners’ kids, under-served children, and at-risk youth. Our first camping experience kicks off in just a few days (June 4) in Robbinsville, North Carolina. Here are some specific ways you can pray for our summer Kidz Camps…

And the Winner of the 2012 Dodging Delinquency® dodgeball event is… [PHOTOS]

Thank you to everyone who participated in Breakaway’s Dodging Delinquency Charity Dodgeball Tournament to help send prisoners’ kids to summer camp this year. Your sportsmanship was incredible and your support will go a long way in empowering the lives of at-risk kids in our community. Thank you Hamilton Place Menchies; your yogurt is amazing and your dodgeballs were perfect! Thank you Little Caesars Pizza for catering. Check out the Facebook photos and the WDEF Channel 12 news video about the event here. read more