Oh! The Places You’ll Go!

This is a “Back to School” message  focusing on the upcoming school year with prayer and advice to students and teachers for how to have an exceptional experience at school and in life.


Oh The Places You’ll Go

Principles for an Exceptional Journey

Dave Spooner – Mosaic Rockford – Aug.16th, 2015



  • The truth is if you don’t keep moving you will not go anywhere
  • And where you go is determined by where you are
  • Today matters – so make the most of it.
  • Youth team has been doing a good job with this focus on the following verse


Luke 2:52 (NIV)

Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.


Develop your mind (mental)

  • Be an information vacuum – be as hungry as a dragon
  • Pay attention
  • Get help
  • Do your homework
  • Ask good questions
  • Be curious
  • Read
  • Do more than what is asked of you
  • Work Hard – Play hard
  • Delay gratification
    • Scholarships


Take care of your body (physical)

  • Eat
  • Sleep
  • Exercise


Engage your faith (Spiritual)

  • Intentionally grow
  • Read / Listen
  • Go to church
  • Pray for you and for people
  • Witness
  • Stay grounded


Go M.A.D. (social)

  • Be friendly
  • Initiate
  • Lead
  • Serve others
  • Get involved
  • Have a real life not a virtual one



  • Keep your wheels moving
  • Develop your mind (mental)
  • Take care of your body (physical)
  • Engage your faith (Spiritual)
  • Go M.A.D. (social)