Chit-Chat and The Gospel

Chit-Chat and The Gospel

There are not many people I won’t talk to, and there are few situations in which I will choose silence over talking. I find chit-chat easy and rewarding. Sometimes though, work must be done, and it must be done by one’s-self, or without being able to talk...
When Jesus is Everyday

When Jesus is Everyday

The ladies of camp recently finished a Bible study that started at the beginning of summer. It takes us a while to finish a study during our busy season, finding days to work, and times that matched everyone’s schedule was hard, so some weeks were missed, some...
You May Proceed

You May Proceed

What happens after summer? What happens when all the summer staff leave? What do we do when the summer season grows colder? We go on. Many people are surprised by that, but it is true. We have groups here all the time. They usually become weekend groups when school...
All The Moving Pieces

All The Moving Pieces

Doing a summer of camp involves many, many, many moving parts. There are the full time staff who act as a backbone to the structure of camp. There are the part time staff with vital tasks that act like an immune system, making sure there is not too much strain on any...
One Summer in Eternity

One Summer in Eternity

I love summer staffers. I just do. I love their energy, that youthful- stay-up-all-night-and-still-get-up-early, energy. I love their willingness to try new things, whether that is doing a job they have never done before, or new foods, or new games. I love their hard...
Saints Who Sow

Saints Who Sow

Have you ever sat back and listened to the people of God singing together? In the middle of worship at our Christian Camping Conference for our region, I stood there and listened for a brief moment as we sang acapella, without instruments. The sound was among the top...