The Blog for Act Five by Redeemer

Jon Berends

Act Five 2020-2021 End-of-year Video!

Join us in some highlights and memories of Act Five Year Two

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Year 2 is Finished! Notes of wondering & celebration

May God continue to prepare the way for these 16 young adults, and may they be gifts for others who have not experienced anything close to the fullness of life found at 75 Blake St this past year.

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A new day dawning: A reflection from Caleb

May I Lord - may I address each sunrise and each sunset of this coming chapter with praises to Your name, of Your love, of Your patience, of Your heart, and of Your goodness.

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Waiting on the Lord: Light comes in the darkness

The unpredictability and restrictions of the past year have been a gift for Act Five because they have allowed us to hold fast to who we are called to be: waiting on the Lord in the face of circumstances we could not predict nor control.

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Hope in a weary world : A Word from the Director

"In a season unlike anything we have experienced before, my hope is that Act Five represents a community seeking to live faithfully in this moment."

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Beginning Year Two: Faithfully Improvising

"With gratitude to be able to run our programĀ  - and with some creative uses of space, travel adjustments, face masks and plenty of hand sanitizer - we head toward September humbly and confidently."

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A Moving Story, by Sarah Bosch

As a guest post, read some profound reflections from Sarah Bosch as she witnessed what God did in the life of her daughter through Act Five.

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How does one measure impact? – Parent Testimonies

Is a year with Act Five really worth the investment? Not only do staff and students of Act Five think so, but these parents answer with a resounding "YES!"

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Does a Christian Gap year program make sense during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Whether an educator, pastor, mentor or otherwise, the current moment requires critical conversations around the discipleship of our young adults.

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Thank you, and a note on what is to come.

From me, the team behind Act Five at Redeemer University, the supporting high schools, the students and staff of Act Five this first year, Thank You to all who continue to support us.

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