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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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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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Bringing God’s Word to Life

Ministry it seems to me is bringing God’s word to life. A play on words to some extent; we bring the Words of God to the hearing of each individual life with the ultimate intent of seeing those Words come … Continue reading

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All I Ever Needed to Know to be a Camp Counselor, I learned in I Corinthians 13

Staff training is so close. Intense discipleship training is on the horizon. What will you teach? Observation and experience tell me that a lot of staff will be taught learning styles, social styles and leadership styles along with a lot … 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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