We raised our daughter in a Christian home, knowing full well that one day she would have to decide if “our” faith was really “her” faith. We will forever be grateful for how God orchestrated conversations that led our daughter to Rev5. As her mom, I worried about typical mom things – what if she didn’t feel at home with the other students, what if she couldn’t handle the ruggedness of the adventures, what if she felt that “religion” was being forced upon her. Her Dad was more assured that she would be just fine – he was just going to really miss her! What a gift Rev5 has been! Lindsay returned to us after 9 months of hard work, hard study, and just plain hard stuff! We left a girl who was unsure of herself, who was confused about her future, who was on the fence with her faith. Rev5 returned to us a young woman on fire for God! While she remains unsure of what He has for her in the future, she knows who she is as a child of God and desires to serve Him in all her ways. She is freshly passionate – about her Savior, about her family, about opportunities to make a difference for the Kingdom of God. She endured hard work, persevered through the workouts, experienced the joy of success, worked through the difficulty of doubts and internal struggles. We believe that God, though Rev5, has forever impacted her life. And we believe that because of all that she learned at Rev5, she will impact this world for Christ!
Parent of Lindsay Versaw, Class of 2013