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Posts Tagged ‘Stories’

The Email, The Car, and A Cowboy

Honor Academy’s Christian Internship wishes you a Happy Friday! May these stories bring you joy today!


A couple from Minneapolis decided to go to Florida for a long weekend to thaw out during one particularly icy winter. Because both had jobs, they had difficulty coordinating their travel schedules. It was decided that the husband …

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No Chocolate Easter Bunnies!?… What are your Easter Traditions?

My family has always done things a little differently when it came to Easter. I honestly can’t remember the last time we dyed eggs. I can’t remember the last time we had a chocolate bunny.


Some of those “typical” Easter traditions just didn’t apply to my family.

One tradition that my parents started was …

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My Easter Dress

Growing up, every Saturday night my mom would pick out my Sunday dress. She would iron it and pick out the shoes I would wear with it. My mom would also french braid my hair or put it in curlers. Sunday I would wake up, put on the freshly pressed clothes, sit for an hour …

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I have had over 50 sisters….


Ever since I was 16 months old, my family took in foster care children. My parents put a lot of effort into making sure every foster child felt apart of the family. I would share my room, share my toys, and I would call them my brother or sister. However, I never completely understood …

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Coming to the Honor Academy was the hardest thing I’ve ever done…

I have lived in a Christian home all my life. I was saved when I was 9 years old. When I was younger, I did not like going to Sunday school at all. Growing up, I didn’t really read the Bible or pray. As I was growing up I never cussed, drank or smoked. I …

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Stuck on a Skate Ramp



The first day of summer camp


The first three full hours of unscheduled free time


Flag football, Tumbling, Crafts, Jet skiing, blobbing, paintball…


The list was endless but I had my mind set on one thing and one thing only…the skate park. I was determined to be a skater girl. Before the end of …

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One year ago…

One year ago I made the seven hour drive to Garden Valley, Texas. With anticipation, I turned my 1988 Dodge Dakota into the gates of Teen Mania’s Honor Academy. I entered these gates with the intention of serving God and bringing salvation to America through the lives of teenagers.

My life goal is …

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Norway Adventure Trip

The Norway Adventure trip was originally created as a School of Worship tour around Norway. Last year, I had the extraordinary pleasure of going on the Norway trip and seeing more incredible things than I ever thought I could in my life. Our tour included many stops at many beautiful cities and meeting many amazing …

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The Intern Experience: Garrett Cuzick

Each year, hundreds of Honor Academy interns experience the process of spiritual growth and refinement that they came to Teen Mania for. Many of them have encouraging stories to share about their experience in their Core, their Ministry Placement, and …

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