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Spiritual Disciplines: Solitude is Hard

This entry was posted on Mar 27 2015, by Tina and is filed under Insights from Emily, Resources, 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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Spiritual Disciplines: Inviting Jesus In

This entry was posted on Mar 25 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Inviting Jesus In by Amy Rowe As the mother of two young children, I long for them to know the same Jesus who profoundly healed and changed me. Knowing about Jesus is easy enough to cover through Bible reading and Sunday School; but I also want them to know him – to taste and see that he is good – and to experience his presence. How do we invite Jesus […]

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Spiritual Disciplines: Helping Our Kids See in 3D

This entry was posted on Mar 24 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Helping Our Kids See in 3D by Amy Thom Several mornings ago, I awoke to see our backyard glistening with four inches of snow – a rarity in our city! As my eyes scanned the scene, the verse, ”Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be […]

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The Redemptive Purpose of Spiritual Disciplines

This entry was posted on Mar 23 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

The Redemptive Purpose of Spiritual Disciplines by Cary Hendricks, Laity Lodge Youth Camp Director The longer I have I lived as a follower of Jesus Christ, I am reminded that my faith journey cannot be one of solitude, defined simply by the “strength” of my personal relationship with Jesus. I am not a light bulb […]

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12 Days ‘Til Christmas: Day 12

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

On the eleventh day of Christmas, Family Camp gave to me . . . 12 Months of Family Camp! Eleven Family Crafts To Do, Ten Last Minute Gift Ideas, Nine Videos of Christmas Lights, Eight Ways to Take Camp Home, Seven Parenting Articles, Six Quotes from Camp, Five End-Of-Year Stats! Four Christmas songs, Three places […]

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12 Days ‘Til Christmas: Day 11

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

On the eleventh day of Christmas, Family Camp gave to me . . . Eleven Family Crafts To Do 1) Instead of a Gingerbread House, decorate a Christmas tree using an ice cream cone and candy. 2) Put three large marshmallows on a sucker stick, dip in white chocolate and decorate with mini M’s and […]

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12 Days ‘Til Christmas: Day 10

This entry was posted on Dec 23 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

On the tenth day of Christmas, Family Camp gave to me . . . Ten Last Minute Gift Ideas 1) Tickets to an upcoming event – Sporting, Music, Play…whatever best suits your recipient. Gifts of experience are often remembered far longer than physical gifts, so this one is a win-win. 2) Memberships to a museum, […]

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12 Days ‘Til Christmas: Day 9

This entry was posted on Dec 22 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

On the ninth day of Christmas, Family Camp gave to me . . . Nine Videos of Christmas Lights 1) Christmas Rock Medley 2) One Buffalo Christmas Lights 3) Bath (England) Video Mapping Light Show 4) Star Wars: 5) Larsen Lights: Let it Go 6) Trans-Siberian Orchestra 7) Johnson Family – Dubstep 8) Delaney Family […]

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12 Days ‘Til Christmas: Day 8

This entry was posted on Dec 21 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

On the eighth day of Christmas, Family Camp gave to me . . . Eight Ways to Take Camp Home 1. Have a screen free dinner. Feed the cell phone monster first, and then eat together. You could even use some Conversation Starters if you needed. 2. Plan a family date night. Dust off the […]

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12 Days ‘Til Christmas: Day 6

This entry was posted on Dec 19 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

On the sixth day of Christmas, Family Camp gave to me . . . Six Quotes from Camp, 8-year-old to staffer: “My middle name is Grace, and my sisters middle name is Joy . . . I think my brother’s is Satan.” Camper: Daddy, lets get an Icee! Dad: You know I pay for those […]

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