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NEGA Difference Maker March 2014

This month's North East Georgia Direct DIFFERENCE MAKER comes from Stephens County. Shepherds Hill Academy has been reshaping the lives of troubled teenagers since August 2001.  Founded by Trace and Beth Embry, SHA has garnered a sterling reputation with numbers that confirm the culmination of their beliefs, the activities they encourage and the standards they uphold are extremely effective in transforming the lives of at risk teens.  "We really felt like God led us here to work with teens." says Beth Embry. "We started with 1 kid." she later explained. Since then they have grown exponentially. With 23 students currently enroll ...

Who is teaching our children?

One in four teenage girls in the U.S. has an STD, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  In Proverbs 22:6 we are told to Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.  What happens when the world is the one doing the training?  I would say that when the world trains our children the things we see every day are the expected results.  We all know a story about that one troubled youth.  The one that comes from a broken home, the one that gets into fights at school, the one that is always in trouble for lying.  We all know this youth.
Training a child is far more than just talking to him or her about life.  Don&rsq ...