Several teenagers gathered last weekend on 19th October,2013 as the first edition of the Daniel and Deborah teens(DDteens) monthly summit which took place at Living Faith Church Kabba, Kogi State.
The Summit under the theme ‘Dare to Be Different”witnessed a faculty of 2 distinguished speakers as well as the convener, Owobo Olorunyomi.
In his opening address, Owobo Olorunyomi said the idea of The Summit and the teens division of Youth With A Difference(Y-WAD) was conceived many years ago in a bid to empower teenagers to Discover,Develop and Deploy their potentials and uniqueness so that they can stand out as true role model in life and working in the steps of the Biblical Daniel and Deborah,he also said that the division has Spirituality,Creativity,Love, Excellence,Purity,Vision,Leadership as her core value.
He later spoke on the topic ”The power of creativity”,taking his text from Philippians 4vs13 and Genesis 1vs1,He went further by explaining the meaning of creativity ,the mystery of creativity, enemies of creativity and ways to test new ideas and he shared other inspirational real life stories and experience with the teens.
The second speaker was Olatunde kolawole, the Programme manager of Youth With A Difference(Y-WAD) in his session called for the teens to live a Godly life participate in the transformation of Nigeria, west Africa and the world as large by developing a lifestyle worthy of emulation, his discussion was title ”Ten Times Better” where he exposed the teens to the meaning of Greatness an
d what it takes to making a difference. His discussion was centrally on the Book of Daniel, he said Daniel was a man who stood for Christ and made a difference during his time on earth. He spoke about the importance and hindrances of been Ten Times Better.
It was really a 100% RCF (Real,Cool and Fun) experience for the teens as the summit featured lots of Games ranging from Bible charades,Ten Plaques,Faster Drinker,Dance and Sit and the likes.
The teens had short inspirational video clips to watch, Quiz ,dance,music and interactive sessions.
During the interactive session the teens were giving a discussion card to make some important discussion and which they did and signed it and promising to live by the discussion they made and the questions and answers segment also took place during the interactive session.
Launch was served and photography and testimonies were taking as the summit draw to an end with an closing prayer.
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