Handling Hard Questions From Our Kids

"Mom, Dad, what's the biggest trouble you got in when you were in High School?" This may be a question sending some of us squirming in our seats! Kids can ask some tough questions. How do we field those? Johnny sheds some great light on this matter for us.
Camp conversations
“Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season…” 2 Timothy 4:2 Our kids certainly have so much thrown at them with school, shows and the internet. We...Read more

Work Like Ants!

Ever watched a colony of ants at work? Maybe you can picture that person or group of people who "work like ants." What a compliment! Check out what Cole says we can learn from ANTS.
Camp Workers
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its...Read more

Parenting Based on Performance...or Not!

It sounds ridiculous to think we would reward our children with love because a “scoreboard” reflects a positive performance, but in her 25 years of child raising Alice knows how easy this trap can be. What happens when the performance isn’t positive? Alice points us to some truth...
Triathlon Finish Line
We love because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 We won … yea! We lost … boo! That’s been our household for the past fifteen years raising three daughters...Read more

Kids Owning Personal Time with God

What's the trick? What can motivate a child to take ownership of their faith? It seems like a magic formula would come in handy in this area. Let's see what Ben points us to in God's Word...
Camp Travis Devo
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 This proverb would be a great intro for...Read more

Prepare the Child for the Path

Helicopter or rocket launcher...which describes your parenting style best? How can we be a sending agent when our world is so full of evil? Thankfully, God doesn't leave us hanging.
Running at Camp
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. Luke 19:10 When we enter the world as infants, we arrive with immune systems still in development...Read more

Healthy Parenting

Parenting...the rich, hard, get-your-hands-dirty kind of parenting is surely not for the weak at heart. Let's be encouraged by Johnny's counsel!
Bead Bracelets
"... and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All Scripture is God-breathed...Read more

Accountability

Accountability...help in doing what's right. Right? Well, kind of. But more. Much, much more.
Finish Line
God is love. 1 John 4:16 When people talk to me about accountability, my mind’s eye goes to a group of people, usually the same gender, who are trying to...Read more

Community: Family is at the Core

Who is a part of your closest community? Did you just list your spouse? Other family? Let's see why Adam says family should be our closest community.
Crazy Camp Family
Mark 10:6-8 “But at the beginning of creation God ‘made them male and female.’ 7 ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to...Read more

Prayer 101

Ever stumped on how to pray? I think we've all been there a time or two. Chief points us right to the One who knows best how to talk with God. Check it out.
Camp Prayer
“This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give...Read more

Make Exercise A Lifestyle...An Enjoyable One

There are so many ways we can exercise! It doesn't have to be hard core Crossfit all the time. What does your family do to make exercise part of your lifestyle? See what great ideas Trish suggests...
Friendly Jousting
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you...Read more

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