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Let the Children Come to Me, Do Not Hinder Them

Our neighbor’s children are free to come and play in our yard. We’ve given them permission to do so. They bring their imagination, play and energy into our lives and we enjoy their laughter and the conversation coming from their … Continue reading

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Lost at Camp Amusement

I know a boy who went to camp for the first time last summer. He’s not going back. This makes me sad. Here is his story. I got out of the house, away to camp and the great outdoors. Here … Continue reading

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A Family Camp Night Hike, Disappearing Heads and Owl Calls

A family camp night hike was a first for me. I’ve done a bunch with young people and adults but never a group with this wide of an age mix. It turned out to be a real hoot! Hiking in … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Speaker’s Prayer

Summer begins this weekend. Its the beginning of the summer camp season. Best season of the year. Kids come out to camp to enjoy the outdoors and hear about the message of the creator who takes a special interest in  … Continue reading

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The Power of Simple Camp Ministry

Camp in its outdoor setting away from daily chaos is meant to be a simple ministry. The example from the early church gives us a simple pattern for ministry. Camp as a ministry supports local churches and should reflect good … Continue reading

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Hands on Learning – Opening Minds to Understand

The informal hands on learning experience that happens at camp attracted me to outdoor ministry. That’s a big reason I often write an “Inspired by Creation” post; it has some kind of informal “on the trail” Bible life application. This … Continue reading

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Camp – The Way Church Should Be

A lot of comments summarize the places we call camp as a little piece of heaven. Say “church camp” to those who went to camp and you receive a variety of responses with a smile. Everything from fun stuff to … Continue reading

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