Tag Archives: Focus

Memo to Camp Directors: Know When to Call a Time Out

Memo: To: My Camp Ministry Friends (anyone in ministry at some point in time) Re: Busy Summer Schedule Fr: A Friend Who Knows Da: Start of Summer Ministry I miss being in your shoes. It’s camp time; the time camp … 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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Keys for a Successful Summer Camp Ministry Heart

I found this in old staff training notes. It makes a good barometer for heart preparedness to start staff training, and a good evaluation of commitment at the end of training. During the summer it makes for a good follow … Continue reading

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Mission Success or Ministry Failure

Author and speaker Warren Wiersbe gives us a good reminder that in ministry today we often judge our success by business growth standards, manufacturing mentality and market success. All of these successes can mask or be rationalized as great victories. … 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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Open Up My Life Lord…

Ministry is unending, tiring. For my camp ministry friends who are in the middle of the grueling off season of retreats, promotion and recruiting,  I wish to give this reminder that effective ministry comes from the regular devotion to God … Continue reading

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A Focused Camp Ministry

Last November I visited a well focused and defined camp. Spring Hill Camps in Evart Michigan hosted a tour for few camp people like me and immediately got my attention with a statement something like this, “Spring Hill is primarily … Continue reading

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