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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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Master Plan for Revitalization

The uniqueness of New Life Camp lies in the fact that it has never left its roots as a summer camp that exhorts thousands of young people to walk towards God’s best for their lives through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  But the infrastructure of New Life Camp has not evolved and kept pace […]

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A Glimpse into the Plan

Wake County’s population has exploded around the 72 quiet wooded acres of New Life Camp.  The campus looks better than ever due to hard work and careful attention to clean, neat, and efficient space; and while the activity, energy, and growth are at an all-time high, the buildings and infrastructure have become overburdened and obsolete. […]

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