Scenic view of trees at camp

Category: Spiritual


Camper Share: God Loves You for You

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 19, 2013

Camper and Counselor Hangtime

Camper Share is one of our favorite times of the week. We love getting to hear about what the Lord is doing in the lives of our campers! Here are a few things that our campers have shared so far this summer: “After this week, God has changed my life and I want to follow Him […]

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Week 1: Divine Appointments

by Jillian VerretPosted Jun 5, 2013

Campers praying

And we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 It’s week one. First full day of summer. First full day of camp activities like meals, activity classes, clubs, and Bible Studies. As counselors bring in their cabins to […]

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God’s Deep, Rich Love

by Chris BoddyPosted May 3, 2013

Father and son playing games

Last week was a crazy week for my family and me. We had one of those weeks where the entire family was sick, but it all started with my youngest son Jet. He could not keep food down and ended up becoming critically dehydrated. My wife took him to the doctor and they told her […]

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Life Lessons from Mud Wrestling

by Robbie JonesPosted Apr 30, 2013

Buffalo Hunt Mud

There I stand, six inches deep in a giant pit of mud surrounded by 80 other 30 to 40-year-old men. At the instruction of a young man with a bull horn, we all get down on our hands and knees. Though it’s a warm spring day, the mud is cold. Many of the men have […]

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Bible Study Theme: Know

by Shawn WelchPosted Apr 12, 2013

Pine Cove counselor reading the bible

If I were to ask you, “Who do you know?”, what people would you list? Would you talk about family, friends, or just mere acquaintances? As we go down our list, we begin to realize that there are different levels of knowing people. For some people, we just know their name and maybe a few […]

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Bible Study Theme: Reality

by Pat PrestonPosted Apr 4, 2013

Young boy campers praying in a circle

A few months ago I was sitting in a coffee shop here in Columbus, Texas working on some things for Outback. I sat back at one point and just started listening to the people around me. One of the conversations I heard was between one of the coffee shop baristas and a gentleman. The gentleman […]

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Tips for Sharing the Gospel

by Brent BertolioPosted Apr 2, 2013

Campers discussing the bible

Have you ever felt inadequate? Truly unprepared or unable to accomplish a goal or a task?  How about in elementary school when you went toe-to-toe in a spelling bee with the top speller in the class?  In middle school when you only skimmed the assigned reading material and then was asked to share your synopsis […]

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Faith: Choosing to Believe

by Mallory BrandenburgPosted Oct 18, 2012

Choosing to Believe

“[Wait] with Me for a while. I have much to tell you. You are walking along the path I have [chosen for you]. It is both a privileged and perilous way: experiencing My glorious Presence and heralding that reality to others. Sometimes you feel presumptuous to be carrying out such an assignment. Do no worry about what other people think of […]

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Lessons Learned

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jun 15, 2012

Boy camper swinging a bat

Towers campers are silly. They say funny things, and sometimes it can be hard to tell if they are even listening to the serious stuff. After all, the question “when’s free time?!” comes up at least 5 times a day (per camper), and no matter how many times we answer, it still seems to be […]

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