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Practicing Hospitality

This entry was posted on Apr 17 2014, by Tina and is filed under Insights from Emily, The Family Camp Blog

  Practicing Hospitality by Emily Ballbach In true nerdy form, one Sunday I spent a lengthy car ride to Austin listening to NPR. Sundays are some of NPR’s best stuff: lots of storytelling, culture studies, and opportunities to learn the unexpected. This day I was surprised to be moved by the story of a flight […]

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Getting to Know You: Emily Ballbach

This entry was posted on Apr 10 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Today we are excited to play 20 Questions with Family Camp Associate Director, Emily Ballbach. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. I was born in Pittsburgh, PA grew up in Seattle, WA. I spent my college years in LA, attending Biola University, went to Seminary at Gordon-Conwell […]

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A Texas Transition

This entry was posted on Apr 07 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

The Reichle Family recently moved to Texas and attended one of our Family Camp weekends. They were gracious to share their story with us. A Texas Transition by Jennifer and Phillip Reichle As we were packing up our car to leave family camp, a young college Worker asked me what was my favorite part of […]

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Date Night: Spring Games

This entry was posted on Apr 04 2014, by Tina and is filed under Date Night, The Family Camp Blog

Spring is finally peeking it’s head out, and it’s a great opportunity to get the family outdoors for a little playtime. Here is a fun idea to get you started. MARSHMALLOW LAUNCHER Cost: Minimal Supplies: balloons, marshmallows, small plastic storage cups, tape 1. Using sharp scissors, cut off the bottom of the plastic cup. 2. […]

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Getting to Know You: Sean McDonald

This entry was posted on Apr 03 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Next up to bat in our illustrious lineup of Family Camp staff is one of our amazing interns, Sean McDonald. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself. My name is Sean Arthur McDonald, I’m 24 years old, and I graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Finance and an International Business Certificate.  […]

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Family and Sports: Summary

This entry was posted on Mar 27 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

  Family and Sports: Summary by Tina Howard At Family Camp we love having fun, playing outdoors, and working together as a team. And we know sports activities fill the schedules of the families who come visit us in the Canyon. So it seemed only natural that we spend some time talking about sports along […]

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Family and Sports: Sports on Sunday

This entry was posted on Mar 26 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

We invite you to join us for a three-part series on Family and Sports that is running in conjunction with The High Calling‘s theme, Sports for the Glory of God. Family and Sports: Sports on Sunday by Angela Culpepper The local little league team used to frame the edges of my “mini-athletes” lives. Today we […]

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Family and Sports: Spiritual Growth and Little League

This entry was posted on Mar 25 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

We invite you to join us for a three-part series on Family and Sports that is running in conjunction with The High Calling‘s theme, Sports for the Glory of God. Family and Sports: Spiritual Growth and Little League by Sarah Wolfe On any given night in the spring, you’ll likely find our family of five […]

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Family and Sports: A Family Requirement

This entry was posted on Mar 24 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

We invite you to join us for a three-part series on Family and Sports that is running in conjunction with The High Calling‘s theme, Sports for the Glory of God. Family and Sports: A Family Requirement by Kristine Leathers Sports and families conjure images of over-scheduled kids and crazy competitive parents. While we strive to […]

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The Irresistible Hope of Spring

This entry was posted on Mar 19 2014, by ldean and is filed under Director's Desk

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” ― Mark Twain A Note From Family Camp Director, Daniel Killian Greetings from the Canyon […]

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