International (MNN) — A ministry of E3 Partners is coming
alongside struggling and hurting individuals to help them find a purpose in
life and establish Christian community.
According to their Web site, "I Am Second is a movement where
significance in life is a shared value among people of all kinds. Actors.
Athletes. Musicians. Business leaders. Your next-door neighbor."
The ministry helps people who have come out of destructive
lifestyles or stopped believing lies connect with other people who are
struggling with the same issues. These mentors then stress the importance of making
Christ the main and first focus of your life and making yourself second.
emphasize that by being second to Christ, individuals are much more valued than their social
status or worldly systems view them. As second, followers of Christ are
co-heirs with Christ in the kingdom of heaven, as stated in Romans 8:17.
In addition to this, they point out the second chance Christ
offers to individuals who have made mistakes in their past.
"You'll discover those who've tried to go it alone and
failed, yet still found a life full of hope, peace and fulfillment," according
to their Web site, IAmSecond.com.
I Am Second also offers groups in local communities for
individuals to become involved with and form a support group. Through this,
they emphasize the importance of Christ-centered community and how much
individuals need each other.
The I Am Second Web site also offers 24-hour support by phone, chat or
To join a group or check out their support line, visit