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July 15, 2015

Christopher Roberts - Student
Athens, Tennessee

Christopher Roberts - Student

I didn't want to come Summit. Now that the two weeks are almost over? Summit has taught and reinforced lessons that I will be using until the day I die. I figured I might as well share my favorites. Here are 3 lessons I've learned at Summit Tennessee: There is nothing like friendship, share your struggles with a community, and…

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July 13, 2015

Chesley Rowlett - Staff
Carmel, Indiana

Chesley Rowlett  - Staff

When you are on staff, not only do you get to form a team with some of the best twenty-somethings in the country, you also receive invaluable training and mentoring from your coordinators and the faculty. My staffing experience has changed my perspective on life. Learning to pour myself out to students in a real and authentic manner is one…

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July 11, 2015

Bailey Graddon - Student
North Carolina

Bailey Graddon - Student

"I always believed that Christianity was not really a religion that could be proven with anything besides circular reasoning. In my childhood church, questions were for the ignorant and faithless, but now I’m discovering that complete opposite is true. When you have nothing else to question, it doesn’t mean you have all the answers, but instead means you are not…

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July 18, 2014

Peyton Holliday (Tennessee)
by Peyton Holliday, 16

Peyton Holliday (Tennessee)

Peyton discusses how 1 Peter 3:15-16 spoke to her at Summit Tennessee and how it perfectly wraps up what Summit is about. She says, "Whenever we try to defend our faith, we must do it boldly and respectfully. Do it so that we will not be bothered by our conscience. We should do our best and represent Christ in everything…

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July 17, 2014

Joe Solem (Tennessee)
by Joe Solem, 17

Joe Solem (Tennessee)

Joe describes the calling he has as a result of Summit Tennessee. He says, "The lessons I have learned during my time here at Summit will be a stepping stone for me to go in the world. A Summit staffer recently told me, 'Joe, what you learn here will shape you as a Christian. Yet, it is not enough be…

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