Donuts and the Human Heart

Kaleb has been causing chaos for us all year at the Impact Kids afterschool ministry. He has been disruptive, aggressive towards his friends and has been in countless timeouts including being suspended from the ministry for 2 weeks.
A few weeks ago, we provided ‘discounted powered donuts’ for the kids. I wanted to equate the holes we see in donuts to the holes we have in our heart. Everyone wants to fill and satisfy that emptiness. We explained to the students the different ways we attempt to do that (drugs, alcohol, friends, electronics, etc.)
We told them that a friendship with Jesus is the only way for the hole to be filled. When we come to Him we find peace, joy, freedom, forgiveness, and ultimately Heaven.
Kaleb, came to me a few minutes after the lesson, wanting to add something to the lesson. He shared that Jesus wants to fill loneliness too. I agreed.
I asked Kaleb if he would like Jesus to fill his heart and have forgiveness of sins. He agreed, we prayed together, he invited the One who can satisfy his deep needs to fill the hole in his heart.
Pray that:
* the soil of his heart is prepared for growth
* he will follow through with his desire to be in church
* protection from the Enemy
* he will communicate with this friends and family the decision he has made.

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About Jeremy

Jeremy and Danae Hoyt are american missionaries with InFaith. They live in the Pueblo area of Colorado. They have a passion to reach forgotten neighborhoods with Jesus, using Impact Kids Clubs, Gospel Communities and Neighborhood chaplaincy.

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