Want to do something for God but don't know what? Want to help others but don't know who? Want to know what it is you're really good at doing? Your gifts may feel small and insignificant. But God can use them to work a miracle
Inspired by the biblical story of the feeding of the 5,000, "Live to Give "delivers a message of hope that we all have something to give. Written in the down-to-earth, candid voice of the gifted young man who as a kid founded a relief ministry that has saved and improved countless lives in Africa, "Live to Give" is the message that every teen needs to hear: You are more special than you know, and you can do big things.
Jesus proved that no gift is too small when He used five loaves and two fish to feed a crowd of thousands. And if no gift is too small, too ordinary, or too random, there is no limit to what the youth of today can accomplish
A teenage philanthropist who has built a high school, two medical clinics, and a dormitory in Africa--all before the age of 16--Austin Gutwein shares how to take what may seem like the simplest of talents, gifts, and interests and use them for something Jesus can use to move mountains.
Common Core Standards:
R.CCR.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text; R.CCR.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas; R.CCR.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text; R.CCR.6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text; SL.CCR.1 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively