So fun to get back together with our state mentors tonight – they’re here all week for The Gathering. It’s an annual event where we bring the men and women who are in the trenches being the Purpose Driven Youth Ministry champions and coaches. Each year we invite about 50 of them to Saddleback, about half new potential mentors and half returning veterans. What a great group – tonight was the kickoff at Fields’ house.

We’ll be meeting tomorrow and Thursday, got some fun things planned and it should be quite eventful with such great leaders and personalities. Quick shout out to Grant, Eric and Jason, Dan, Joby and Jay, Tom, Jim and Jamison and Danny, Chris and Brian.

Take a second to find a mentor if PDYM strikes a chord with you – we’ve got them spread out all over the US.