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Category: Spiritual


Rise and Be Baptized

by Valerie Morby

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Jack “PC Talk” Nelson accepted Christ into his life when he was six years old. Thirteen years later, he said yes to baptism.  Growing up in the church, Jack had no shortage of Christian role models surrounding him—including his youth pastor, a close family friend. And in his church, baptisms were a big deal. Somehow, […]

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2022 Youth Camp Bible Study Preview

by Pine Cove

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There’s no question that camp is fun. Serious fun. But first and foremost, Pine Cove is Christ-centered. The best way we can do that is to be in the Word — both individually as staff and collectively with our campers. Here is a preview of what each youth camp will be covering this summer with […]

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Summer 2022 Family Camp Devotional Preview

by Pine Cove

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Drumroll please… our theme for this summer is ONE. This theme is based on Romans 15:5-6, which reads: “May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord […]

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Diving Into Living Waters

by Caroline Reyes

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A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” (For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” (For Jews have no […]

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Amplifying the Message of God’s Love

by Mattie Stewart

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“He was just 100% totally different. And he was astonished by that. He has discovered confidence in who he was by trusting the Lord and allowing Him to take his burdens.” Hudson appeared confident in his faith as he began his two-week Amplify session at the Timbers. Soon, however, his counselor Nick “Baron Von Stuby” […]

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Interrupted but Intentional

by Miranda Lehman

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There’s never a dull moment when you live in a house of 16 people and next door to 14 more. At the Forge, we have the opportunity to live in a close-knit community for eight months as we learn more about who God is and who He has made us to be. It is incredible […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 4

by Chris Sherrod

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This Week’s Verse: “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Read through this week’s verse together, noting that David is back to talking about his Shepherd.   Ask: What have you learned about God’s care as your Shepherd this […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 3

by Chris Sherrod

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This Week’s Verse:  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;  your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil;  my cup overflows.” Read […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 2

by Chris Sherrod

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This Week’s Verse: “He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” Read through this week’s verse together. ASK:  What are some things David says here that the Lord does for him? Notice that David […]

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Never Alone Devo: Intro

by Chris Sherrod

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The PEACE and PLENTY of our Good Shepherd Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd;  I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley […]

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