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Breaking through the Boredom

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Breaking through the Boredom

By Alyson Keaton, who served on the 2014 summer staff at InFaith’s Mt. Hope Bible Camp in Ohio

For years now, I have known that God is calling me into some kind of youth ministry. I am highly involved in my church youth ministry and am majoring in middle-school education. I love students and really understand the importance of finding Jesus at a young age. Continue

Serving as Camp Nurse

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Serving as Camp Nurse

By Cindy Gaffney, who served at InFaith’s Forward Bible Camp during the summer of 2014

My name is Cindy Gaffney and my role at camp was camp nurse. It was my third year at camp, and every year gets better, with this year being the very best. I am very interactive with the campers and don’t sit in the office and wait for them to come to me. By the end of camp I have usually made contact with most all the campers in one way or another. I tend their cuts, put insect repellant on their bites, and give them hugs when they are homesick. Continue

Two Memorable Campers

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Two Memorable Campers

By Troy Caselli, who served on the 2014 summer staff at InFaith’s Cocolalla Bible Camp in Idaho

During camp for eleven- and twelve-year-olds, I was given a cabin with two memorable campers: one was great, and the other was a challenge. This year, my most difficult camper came from that week. I was glad to have him in my cabin because he helped me to remain dependent on the Lord, to recognize that I can’t do this ministry on my own.Continue

With God’s Strength

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With God’s Strength

By Sara Scibuir, who served on the 2014 summer staff at InFaith’s Mt. Hope Bible Camp in Ohio

The week was hard as a cabin leader. I was exhausted physically and emotionally most of the time, but God gave me the strength to get through. At the beginning of the week, I prayed that God would display His power. I wanted to see God work, and He did. Continue

Finding a Speaker

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Finding a Speaker

By Paul Craig, who serves with InFaith in California

Finding camp staff can sometimes be a little hard, but finding a camp speaker is a much harder task, as I found this year. In preparing for a retreat months before the big day, I had contacted several potential speakers, all without hope that any of them would fill in the most important spot. Continue

Autism and Everyday Grace, Part II

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Autism and Everyday Grace, Part II

Cindy Belleque serves with InFaith in Illinois. The mother of Andrew (pictured at left), who has autism, Cindy wrote this post in response to Challenges & Joys: Autism, a new film by InFaith Pictures. Read the first part of the post here and watch the short film on the InFaith Pictures website.

In my life it is the everyday grace that makes God so apparent. Everyday grace is God’s taking the hard things – the sorrow, grief, anger, and frustration – and through Jesus Christ, making them right. This is what our journey has been – autism and everyday grace. Continue