Appreciation. It's Not Overrated.

Thanksgiving...more than a holiday. Rather it's a condition of our hearts and an attitude to choose. Kelli shares with us the importance of being thankful!
Happy Hearts
In everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you. I Thessalonians 5:18 After a long weekend of theater performances, my daughter ran up to me with a huge...Read more

Sibling Rivalry

We don't have to look far to know sibling rivalry is real! How much is healthy? How can we curb it when it gets out of hand? Colleen, a seasoned camp mom, points us in a good direction on this topic.
Brothers
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 Today my grown children are best friends but it sure hasn't always been that way...Read more

CPR to Revive a Grateful Heart

Do you ever find it hard to just be thankful? We compare ourselves to those who have more, instead of looking to Jesus—the GIVER of all good things. He has given us everything we need for life (2 Peter 1:3). Check this story out…
Midland Muscles
"How many loaves do you have?” Jesus asked. “Seven,” they replied. He told the crowd to sit down on the ground. When He had taken the seven loaves and given...Read more

3 Reasons Hard Work Still Matters

Looking for the easy way out is definitely too natural and easy. Kara reminds us of the great value in working hard.
Work Hard Big Jon
W hatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from...Read more

Truth About Fasting

Fasting...what? This is not a common practice in today's culture unless a medical procedure is looming near. Seth shows us the truth from scripture about fasting. Eat it up!
Standing Stones
Isaiah 58:6: “Is not this the fast that I choose: to lose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free and...Read more

The Value in Asking for Help

Why is asking for help so hard? Dads don't like to ask for directions. Kids want to do it all on their own. Cole points us to the truth about the value of asking for help.
Just asked for help
Ephesians 4:16, “ From Him [Christ] the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work...Read more

Keeping Priorities

What are some of the things taking your time? What are the priorities? How does our life show our priorities? Mark guides us through reminders of setting right priorities.
Christ First
Psalm 90:12 “Teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” One day during a meeting a co-worker popped in…“I need to talk to you...Read more

Freedom to Make and Freedom From Our Mistakes

Ever deal with past mistakes creeping into your days through insecurities and doubts? Yuck! Judah reminds us of how God sees us...mistakes and all.
Gospel Presentation
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,...Read more

Comparisons...Don't Count on Them

My Nana used to say, “It’s like apples to oranges”. Sure, I might prefer one over the other … but I can’t compare them. Kelli leads us to scripture showing why we don't need to compare ourselves to others.
Row of Colorful Kayaks
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. Psalms 139:14 Apples and oranges...Why couldn’t I compare them? Because...Read more

Value Relationships

The people you know...the ones who are encouraging and the ones who suck the life out of you...can all help us love God more and show His love more. Kelli tells us how...
Camp Friends
Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the...Read more

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