God Holds Us All

God Holds Us All When Satan uses anxieties and worries against us and when life overwhelms us, I am reminded by scripture of who really holds me and my future. I think this is a reminder that our kids and teens desperately need to hear from us and from the adults in...

Fun at the Farm

Fun at the Farm The picture above shows our volunteers at our 2nd RISE Girls retreat earlier this month, and we can’t say enough how thankful we are for this group of women! We are so grateful for the wonderful weekend we had with 21 teen girls, encouraging each...

Defender

Defender At our last retreat, our praise band led us in a new song: Defender. This song has been on repeat since then, and the lyrics serve as a great reminder and prayer. We are thankful that God is our defender; that he never leaves us and always provides for us....

Gift of Spring

Gift of Spring God, Thank you for Spring and the hope of warmer, longer, brighter days. Thank you for the coming of growth and life.Thank you for our busy calendars, as they bring us closer to spending time with your children at camp.Lord when we struggle, help us to...

Loving Others

Loving Others At Onward & Upward weekend retreat a few weeks ago, we all learned about loving others (even our enemies). This stretches us out of our comfort zone and challenges us to love those who don’t look like us, act like us, or talk like us. Join us...

Thank You, Lord

Thank You, Lord God, we take time to pause and offer our thanks to you. We thankĀ  you for the kids and teens that we get to serve, for all of our volunteers who joined us this year, and that we were able to safely hold all of our programs out at Camp Akiva. We ask...