Opportunities keep popping up for one of the world’s biggest student Bible clubs in a public school. And the club’s adviser is giving some of the credit to CBN News for stories in the past that have let the outside world see how fun and exciting such a club can be for students.
Two-thirds of the student body at Redbank Valley High School in small town New Bethlehem, Pa., rush to the club’s meetings held in the public school’s auditorium one day a week.
Club adviser Joe Harmon and past president, Doug Gundlach, recently traveled to Boston, where churches, parents and students asked if the two men could share suggestions on how to create and sustain such wildly successful Bible clubs throughout the Boston area.
Some 500 Bostonians gathered at a largely Hispanic church in the Chelsea area to take in what the Pennsylvanians had to share.
Harmon has been the Redbank club’s adviser since it started and believes its success can be copied anywhere.
“I think kids are kids no matter where they are,” the history teacher and creator of SchoolBibleClub.com told CBN News. “I think they can be motivated to learn the Bible in the same way in rural Pennsylvania or in the big city of Boston.”
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