Category Archives: Campers Loving Jesus

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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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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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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