Honor Academy

No Picture

Contest: The Honor Academy in One Word

I’m clearing off my bookshelves and I have 5 books to giveaway. At midnight, I will randomly select five commenters (so pick a name – don’t be anonymous!) to win! The books are: 1) The…




HowMuchDoestheHonorAcademyCost

The Ethics of Required Fundraising

In order to be an intern at the Honor Academy, all participants are required to fundraise for Teen Mania. To complete their year, first year interns must raise a total of $8,400. According to Teen…


loveyourselfborrowed

Self-Abuse or Self-Compassion?

Perhaps one of the greatest things we need to unlearn after our time at Teen Mania is our destructive attitudes towards ourselves. This practice of devaluing every intern is so commonplace at the Honor Academy…


Woman Holding Broom and Dustpan

Dawn’s Story

After the HA, I went home for 2 years. I worked really hard to save money for school, served at my youth group, and took some Jr. college. The second year I was home, I…



No Picture

Verses You Won’t Hear at Teen Mania

On Being a Worldchanger: Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you. I Thess. 4:11 On Confrontation: Do…


No Picture

Keith’s Story

A Teen Mania alumnus recently posted his story. It’s quite long so I’ve summarized the main points. Everything in italics is a direct quote. Even though the following story is about a mission trip, it…