The Doxology — Week #2

If you know me very well, you know I do not give God the necessary praise, glory, and honor with my words when he blesses me. I tend to focus on how the blessing is really not a blessing at all or on how I was the one who obtained the blessing. Just as Ray […]

Emotions and God’s Will

For some reason, I always rush to conclusions and interpretations about God’s work within me. I glean recently planted fields even though they still need to bear its fruit! With that, take my posts with a grain salt because I know his work is incomplete and far from finished. As I think about my time […]

First Week of Camp

So, the first week of camp has come and gone. Last year during my two week stay in Clarkston, the 3rd and 4th graders I worked with almost gave me an aneurism. But so far, the kids have been angels compared to what I witnessed last year. For the most part, they have been respectful […]

Converts vs. Disciples

During orientation week, Scott Kelley, the Director of Friends of Refugees, stated the organizations mission as this: “To make disciples, not converts.” Jesus, in Matthew 28, gives his followers the same mission, to “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy […]

First Week in Clarkston, GA

Ah…the orientation week before camp starts. Lots of little details that no one wants to read about. So, here were some of the highlights/low-lights of the week: Registering campers — The only way to effectively register kids for camp is to drive to their apartment complex or house and watch them fill out the forms. […]