Posts made in January, 2015

Meet the 2015 Summer Staff – Part 2

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? – René Leonçe 2. What’s your age? – 22 years young 3. Where are you from? – London, England 4. What university/school do you attend? What major? I am currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Teacher Training) at the University of Derby 5. What’s your favorite country/state? Although I have never been, it has to be Brazil! The landscape is absolutely beautiful, their love for samba is infectious and they’re football (soccer) mad. However, I have a real affection for India, Kenya, and the Oceania region and will hopefully visit these countries in the near...

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God’s plans for 2015

Posted on Jan 10, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) In January of 2014, I challenged the campers attending our winter camp to memorize this verse from Jeremiah. Over the course of three days they worked on their memorization in between hot chocolate, sledding, and snow GaGa. It was a great weekend together and most of the participants got the verse down. Returning to this verse in 2015, I am again struck by the powerful meaning that the prophet says on behalf of the Lord, “For I know...

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