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How Does God’s Daily Provision Affect Our Resilience?

Hey Camp Family! My name is Stacy Garrett and I’m a camp registrar.  Today let’s look at how focusing on God’s provision in our lives can help us be resilient people. Scripture Matthew 6:25 & 26 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your…

How can a Child be Confident in their Beliefs while Respecting People with Opposing Beliefs?

Hey Camp Family! Lauren Stacy, Camp Travis Women’s Director, gives perspective on how to give a reason for the hope we have in Christ Jesus…even when others disagree. Scripture 1 Peter 3:15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the…

How to Help our Kids Know the “Why’s” of Faith

Hey Camp Family! Janna Kelsey, Camp Store Manager, shares the importance of equipping our kids with the ability to explain why they believe what they believe. Scripture 1 Peter 3:15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for…

What is the Importance of Enjoying Nature?

Hey Camp Family! Madi Tipton, Base Camp Women’s Director, reminds us of so many benefits of enjoying God’s creation out in nature. Scripture Romans 1:19-20 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived,…

How Can Parents Help Kids when it Comes to Pornography?

Hey Camp Family! Welcome back. This week on Family Matters, we’re going to talk about how you as parents can help equip your sons and daughters to handle pornography. Scripture John 1:5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Video Reflect Have the courage to approach the topic of…

Why is it Important for Parents to Pray WITH Kids?

Hey Camp Family! Modeling how to connect with God through prayer is one of the absolute greatest gifts parents can give kids. Scripture Romans 12:12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer. Video Reflect Model talking with God this shows He is approachable! Pray early, pray often, pray consistently. Be worthy…

Kids Managing Money? You Bet!

Take a look at these very helpful ideas from a camp dad we can use to teach our children how to navigate managing money. Another throw back from a couple years ago with timeless truths!

How Can We Help Our Child Out of an Unhealthy Friendship?

Reality is, we all need friends! Friends are a good gift, and essential for our spiritual health. However, when a friendship takes the seat of God in our life, we’re in danger. Kara paves a way for us to steer our kids toward healthy friendships, originally two years ago, but today we get to learn from these timeless truths again!

How to Help Kids Make Independent Decisions?

With school coming right around the corner and life looking a lot different than any of us anticipated this time last year, there is value in giving our kids freedom to make choices. Colby points us to wisdom in scripture and practical steps for helping our children grow in independent decision making. This article was published recently and is worth the repetition for us!

Yes Siree! Mind Your Manners

“Yes sir, no sir. Yes ma’am, no ma’am.” These phrases still matter. Even to God! Kelli nudges us to keep at it when it comes to teaching, modeling, and expecting our kids to use manners.