The Family Camp Blog

What My Parents Did Right: The Power of Staying

This entry was posted on Jul 20 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

In our world of public shaming and pointing fingers, we are hard pressed to find the stories about things that went well. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from some sons and daughters about what their parents (or in-laws) did right. We think it’s important to highlight the good that is happening in […]

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Art Matters: Lessons in Mystery

This entry was posted on Jul 18 2015, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the topic Art Matters. As with last week’s topic of Imagination, we couldn’t help but see how important a conversation this is to families as well. We hope you are inspired by the thoughts you find here this week! Lessons in Mystery by Maryn Swierc, […]

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Art Matters: Embracing Possibility

This entry was posted on Jul 17 2015, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the topic Art Matters. As with last week’s topic of Imagination, we couldn’t help but see how important a converation this is to families as well. We hope you are inspired by the thoughts you find here this week! Embracing Possibility by Cindee Re I’ve […]

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Art Matters: The Generous Nature of Art

This entry was posted on Jul 15 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, Resources, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the topic Art Matters. As with last week’s topic of Imagination, we couldn’t help but see how important a converation this is to families as well. We hope you are inspired by the thoughts you find here this week! The Generous Nature of Art by […]

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Imagination: A Serious Cure

This entry was posted on Jul 10 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing “The Work of Imagination”. We use our imaginations a lot within our families, so we’ve asked a couple friends to share with us their thoughts. Imagination: A Serious Cure by Trey Smith “When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have […]

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Imagination: Using Your Superpower for Good

This entry was posted on Jul 08 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing “The Work of Imagination”. We use our imaginations a lot within our families, so we’ve asked a couple friends to share with us their thoughts. Imagination: Using Your Superpower for Good by Ben Connelly Within the past week, I’ve flown an airplane, eaten a cupcake […]

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What My Parents Did Right: Life as a Learning Opportunity

This entry was posted on Jun 22 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

In our world of public shaming and pointing fingers, we are hard pressed to find the stories about things that went well. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from some sons and daughters about what their parents (or in-laws) did right. We think it’s important to highlight the good that is happening in […]

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Time to Pass the Ball

This entry was posted on Jun 19 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Time to Pass the Ball by Will Stripling Well, it’s time to pass the ball … (just kind of hard to let go). Over the past couple of months, we have excitedly announced to you the next step in the ministry life of our own Emily Ballbach. We have shared that over the last three […]

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True Freedom

This entry was posted on Jun 18 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

True Freedom by Forrest Parks For over a month now, the seasonal aisles of every store have been decked out with red, white, and blue banners, hats, decorations, flags, paper cups … you name it. It’s summertime, and July 4th is approaching! It takes me back to the still, warm summer nights of my childhood, […]

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Nature’s Fireworks

This entry was posted on Jun 17 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

Nature’s Fireworks by Denise Stripling Most summer nights at Camp can be filled with roasting s’mores, playing games, or creating skits during Roundup. All of these activities are great fun for families and friends to do together. However, my favorite thing this summer, by far, has been sitting still and being able to tune out […]

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