Shawn and Dynasti

Dynasti was one of our students that was greatly impacted by our Fastbreak conference in January.  She came home and said Replica Designer Handbags Replica Handbags, “I just want everyone to know more about the love of God!”.  She invited her friend, Shawn Replica Handbags Replica Handbags, to our AMAZING DATE valentine outreach and [...]


Our Fastbreak conference happened last weekend. We took 156 students from the Fishers area and saw God do some pretty cool things. One of my favorite things was to watch our 23 college student volunteers (all who grew up in our ministry) lead our students in small groups. Meghan Fake Designer Bags Replica Handbags [...]

An Asian Opportunity

Dear Friends Replica Handbags, 2015 has been an exciting year for the Michals!  From Kate joining our family, to our ministry at FHS exploding with new students, it has been a flurry of activity in our house.  We are so grateful to God to bless us with such exciting opportunities. Dawn stepped into a new [...]

Ice Cream , Bananas, and Jesus

As Brooke shared about how her father died of cancer 2 weeks after he was diagnosed, I (Mark) noticed the crowd focusing and tuning in. Brooke and Matthieu (FHS Juniors) were sharing the gospel to the 325 students who showed up to our 200 foot banana split outreach. Neither of them had ever done anything [...]

Refueled and Ready to Go!

July was a month of travel for us. Three weeks in Colorado - two for a conference and one just with the family. Our semi-annual staff conference for all of Cru brought us to Fort Collins, CO where we gathered with 6,000 other Cru staff from across the country. For two weeks we connected with [...]

Baseball Outreach

I walked into the Gym, my arms full of Little Caesars Pizzas. Baseball players were everywhere, practicing throwing, hitting, and all kinds of other baseballish activities.

Good News / Bad News

We’re going to China! Last week we got an email that told us we have our travel dates to go get Kate! We leave on Tuesday, January 13th. We are so excited to hold Kate and bring her home! However, 2 weeks was not as much warning as we were expecting and we are finding [...]

Bringing Kate Home

Katherine was abandoned under a bridge in Zhenjiang, China.  Just days old, someone found her and brought her to an orphanage where she has lived the past year waiting for a family to love her. Six years ago, Dawn and I started down the wonderful road of adoption.  Our, then, 1 1/2 year plan to [...]

A Busy September

Hello from Fishers, Indiana!  Dawn, the boys, and I hope and pray that your fall is going well and that you are trusting in the goodness of Christ.  And let me tell you, he is good!  He is sustaining us through a very busy fall.  There is so much to share.  Let me share some [...]

Life of Adventure

CLICK HERE FOR LIFE OF ADVENTURE PHOTOS (AND HERE FOR A FEW MORE) It has been a crazy and exciting summer for the Michals.  I (Mark) had the awesome privilege of taking about 40 high school students, college students, and adults to Wyoming for 10 days of camping, hiking, and backpacking.  This was my third [...]