Devotional

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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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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Spiritual Disciplines: Solitude Is Hard

This entry was posted on Mar 27 2015, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

Solitude Is Hard by Emily Ballbach Solitude is hard. Being alone can harken deep thoughts, and sometimes anxieties rise to the surface. It can call attention to the things in our hearts that we’d rather sweep under our soul’s thick rug. Or we may encounter a version of God that feels untouchable, distant, or vacant. […]

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We Walk

This entry was posted on Dec 08 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

As we rush toward the end of the year, Laura Boggess reminds us to slow down and be present with our children. We Walk by Laura Boggess We walk. It’s not something I planned, or thought out very well, but I remember my mother doing the same with me. And ever since their legs could […]

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Kisses and Candy

This entry was posted on Jul 15 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

Kisses and Candy by Melissa Payne “Sawyer, what makes you happy?” I asked my six-year-old son one day after church. “Oh, that’s an easy question!  My mommy’s kisses…and candy!  So, can we have candy now?” I have to admit, when I think of happiness, like Sawyer, I often think of things that are easy, sweet […]

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Risk and Reward: Interview with Emily Ballbach

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

Risk and Reward in the Young Professional Years An Interview with LLFC Associate Director Emily Ballbach This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the risks and rewards during our young professional years. Here over at Family Camp, we had a chance to chat with some of the staff in the Canyon about […]

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Practicing Hospitality

This entry was posted on Apr 17 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, Family Camp, 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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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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