faith

How Can We Let Go of "Doing It All"?

We want to be a part of so many things in life…and we want to be really good at them all! Often we equate success to productivity and measure worth in our ability to be efficient and doing the most we possibly can. Braxton reminds us why and how we can let go of "doing it all".
Rest in God
But God Demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 A dear friend and mentor of mine often says,...Read more

How Can Parents Walk with Kids who are Doubting Their Faith?

I remember sitting across from a long-time mentor of mine a few years ago as he shared with me the prayer request that was gripping his life at the time. One of his children was struggling with doubt in her faith. Read on to see what I learned.
“But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.” Luke 24:11 I still remember the feelings that request evoked in me. I was a...Read more

How Can We Help Our Kids Manage Stress?

The New York Times recently claimed that stress can be good for you [1]. For me stress has always been a fun waster which is not camp approved. Let's dig in and see what God has to say about it!
D252 Campers
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its...Read more

How to Teach Our Kids to Defend Their Faith

When our college staff was asked something they wish their parents taught them growing up, defending their faith...knowing the "why" to what they believe as Christ followers was among the top responses! Walt gives us a boost of confidence through "how to" and resources as we parents aim to help our kids do just that.
Working out faith
But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in...Read more

Is Prayer Still Powerful?

Let’s be honest, prayer is typically the first thing to go when we feel too busy and pressed for time. If we will truly grasp the benefits of gaining the Father's perspective when we go to Him with our raw thoughts and emotions, as Natalie reminds us, He will continue to prove Himself faithful over and over again!
Praying
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. Colossians 4:2 Prayer is the spiritual discipline we put off until later, but then time gets away from us and the next...Read more

How Can Kids Own Their Faith?

It can be easy for parents to feel the full weight of their children receiving salvation Christ offers. Daley reminds us we can let go of that burden, and give our kids opportunities to own their faith and enjoy the Holy Spirit working in their lives.
Camper Girl
“Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you...Read more

Is God Real?

How do we know, I mean really know, God is real? Ever have that question come at you from a child? It can be a doozy! Chief lays out the simple truth of it all. Check it out.
Tree Swing
“You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “that I am God.” – Isa 43:12b Have you ever seen a quark, lepton, gravitron (not the carnival ride) or a neutrino? I...Read more

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