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Karen’s Story

My husband, John, and I hosted a table at our church’s mission festival almost 20 years ago.  We looked forward to meeting a missionary and getting to hear all about the way God was using them in their calling.  What a wonderful surprise to discover that we were hosting local missionaries, Bob and Debbie Johnson […]

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WRAL’s Best Camp Award!

Wow! We’re thrilled to announce that New Life Camp has been awarded “Best Camp” in WRAL’s yearly Voters’ Choice Awards! Shout out to the thoughtful individual who sent in the initial nomination, to staff member Bo Roberts’ son Hart for informing us that we were in the running, and to all of the New Life […]

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A Reprieve from Distraction

One mantra of the New Life Camp staff is that each staff member’s relentless pursuit of individual spiritual growth is the greatest protection of our ministry. To that end, spiritual growth, our staff has been discussing the “tension” of our digital devices vs. the solitude that is so conducive to growth in our spiritual lives.  […]

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Camp On Update

  On March 27, the Wake County Board of Adjustments approved a Special Use Permit for our master plan to renew our summer camp facilities.   This is exciting as it gives us a green light to proceed further with the facility updates as we have been talking about in our Camp On Capital Campaign. This approval […]

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Kingdom Friendship

Growth in friendship requires honesty. Every human heart desires intimacy, but we often shy away, fearing the exposure of our own flaws in proximity to another person. The simple truth is that we need the loving challenge of vulnerability with a trustworthy confidant: a friend! Fortunately, God demonstrates this friendly love to us through the […]

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Moving Soil

  This past summer, I witnessed one of our counselors talking with her camper by our historic holly tree. I could tell it was not a normal conversation and I noticed afterwards that this normally upbeat counselor was sad. She shared with me that her camper was not following Jesus and really didn’t even care […]

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The Need is Great!

The need is great, the people are coming, and the Board and Staff of New Life Camp want to take full advantage of the growth with which the Lord has blessed us.  This year we have the most campers registered for Summer Camp than ever in the history of the ministry of New Life Camp! […]

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