love God, love others
I really wish I could take credit for how awesome this kid is, but truthfully we have a group of people who have helped to shape and form him over the past several years.
First of all, that bruise is not from home - just thought I would throw that out there. All I can say is ... boys will be boys.
After the massive explosion in West, TX, there have been multiple churches who have been collecting specific items for the people who are misplaced and have lost literally everything except the clothes on their backs.
This cool kid wanted to donate a huge portion of his personal LEGO stash but he couldn't figure out the best way to do that. We purchased little boxes for him to make kits and he painstakingly make sure there were at least two cool LEGO dudes in each box who were complete with fun accessories. Each box contains sets of wheels to make cars and even fun things like house windows.
Without the people at our church, and even his teachers at his school, I'm not sure that he would be as cool as he is today. It really does take a village to raise a good kid!