Teaching Kids to Guard Their Heart

How do we teach our kids to guard their heart? Sean points us to truth we can rely on when it comes to keeping the wellspring of life just that...well.
Happy Campers
Above all else, guard you heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23 The phrase “guard your heart” is thrown around a lot in our Christian culture, and...Read more

Guys, Set Boundaries

Maybe you've heard the saying, "Eyes are the window to the soul." Read Johnny's insights reminding guys of the importance of setting boundaries...it matters to the soul.
Tough Kauf
“Let your eyes look directly ahead and let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.” Proverbs 4:25 Today, YES TODAY, our eyes are bombarded with mixed messages designed...Read more

Love Well...All of 'Em!

Ever been scared to talk to someone who you are certain doesn't follow Jesus, or certainly doesn't "look like" they follow him? Us too. Why do we get that way? Kelli breaks down ways we can have a simple conversation to get to know a person beyond our stereotype.
Coaches Chillin
Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Matthew 9:37 The guy at the yogurt shop had a very long and straggly goatee...Read more

Christ Centered Marriage

Who has priority in your family household—the kids? Your spouse? You? The dog? Some of you may be laughing, but I bet there are a few of you out there who are saying, “This is hitting close to home”.
Family Camp Family
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

Kids Mess Up, Let's Love 'em Through It

Kids are bound to make mistakes...how do we react in love? How can our kids know we are FOR them even through their growing pains? Ben reminds us how our heavenly Father reacts when we make mistakes.
Zipping upside down
“God shows his love for us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us” (Rom 5:8). While through our sin and imperfection we were not deserving of...Read more

Go Beyond First Impressions

Getting to know someone means getting past first impressions. Ashley reminds us it's worth the effort...and how we can make the effort.
Sports Camp Guys
"Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.” John 7:24 I was at a coffee shop with a close friend last week and asked her to tell me what...Read more

Community is Worth It

It takes effort to be known, and it's risky. The Bible tells us it's worth it. Will encourages us to be a part of authentic community. Let's do it.
Mother/Daughter
“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is...Read more

Model Realities of Relationships

Relationships aren't always perfectly wrapped with a bow tied neatly on top. They get messy and hard and remind us of why we need Jesus. Daley lines out how we can model the real-ness of relationships...even when we're not perfect.
Family Camp Family
"He must become greater, and I must become less.” John 3:30 I first met Jesus living in the person of my mom and dad. One of the biggest gifts in...Read more

Tell the Truth

When is the last time you have felt the sting of telling the whole truth? That sting is followed closely by refreshment and peace...that lasts! Read Ben's encouragement for us to keep striving to be truthful people.
Honest Camp Kids
Proverbs 12:19 - Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment. Life is hard enough as it is and sometimes telling the truth can make...Read more

Teach the Dangers of Pornography

Do you have a child age 11 or above? Statistics show they have more than likely been exposed to pornography. Before you throw in the parenting towel...read how guest author, Jonathan Pokluda encourages us in the battle.
Camp Creek
Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 2 Tim 2:22 Do...Read more

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