trip recaps

Forging 2016 Series: Tale Two

Forging 2016 Series: Tale Two

Will the way we see the world always be the same...and should it? Forging new lenses through which we see the world, our communities, and the we it affects how we live our lives is one of the main pillars of the VLA forging trip.

Forging 2016 Series: Tale One

Forging 2016 Series: Tale One

The first tale in our short series discussing the momentous achievements, struggles, and even failures we overcame and experienced on our 2016 Forging trip to Red River, NM.  Join us in this first tale as we discovered what it means to bear each other's burdens, and have our souls flourish through the struggle.

Memorials

Memorials

On a day we set aside for remembering, we also want to take a look at what that means. And shouldn't it be more than one day?  VLA thinks so, and we have trips put in place for just that sort of thing.

Awaken oh sleepers

Awaken oh sleepers

Teenagers who scale mountains, wake up at 5 a.m. on their own accord, cook and clean their own meals, research the mysterious of God, can it really be real?  Well our superstar Seekers showed that given the tools and the opportunities, they truly can excel. Come read how in our 2016 Awakening Trip Recap.

The 2015-16 Intro Trip Recap

The 2015-16 Intro Trip Recap

The unexpected theme of our 2015-16 Intro trip.  Primitive weaponry, 40 foot accessions in 20+ mph winds and 40 degrees, moonlight fireside talks, and mouthwatering healthy Texas style chili illuminate the tales we experienced.  Come read and get a feel for yourself what in means to begin seeking after truth.