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“Take Me Home with You!”

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“Take Me Home with You!”

By Larry Craig, who serves with InFaith in California

We train our staff to be careful with what they promise and offer to the campers at camp – some of the kids are so excited about being loved and cared for (three meals a day, snacks, attention, love, etc.) that they often want to extend their experience into a permanent situation. This past summer, as camp was breaking up and everyone was packing for the trip home, some of the campers began to rethink the packing. Continue

A Small-Town Bible Study

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A Small-Town Bible Study

By Sally Dechert, who serves with InFaith in Wyoming

I have a good friend who lives about three hours from me in a small town of about 200 people, where the nearest church of any sort is about twenty miles away. She asked if I would be willing to lead a weekly Bible study there during the summer, so we decided to do an eight-week study on Colossians. Continue

A New Meeting Place for Solid Rock Bible Camp

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A New Meeting Place for Solid Rock Bible Camp

By Roland Broeder, who serves with InFaith in Kansas

In April, when the camp facility that we had been renting the last ten years burnt down, we were at a loss as to what to do. We prayed and asked God what He would have us do. Should we take a year off, or should we look for another facility to rent? We decided to look and see what options we had. We knew that we didn’t have much time to look if we were going to get all the publicity out that we needed. God led us to a camp that was two hours to the west of us, and things couldn’t have worked out better. Continue

God, in My Apartment Building

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God, in My Apartment Building

By Jan Spiess, who serves with InFaith in Nebraska

“Come and see what God has done, how awesome His works in man’s behalf!” –Psalm 66:5 (NIV, 1984)

I was meeting with a widow for whom I had bought a Bible, and another lady asked to join us because she also had never had any Bible study. The three of us were deeply engrossed in our study when someone knocked at my door. A neighbor asked if she could come in because she needed to talk to me. I said sure, but we were doing a Bible study, so I invited her to sit with us. She got very excited and said she had never been involved in a Bible study like we are doing. Continue

When God Shows Up

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When God Shows Up

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

Mt. Hope Bible Camp has a part of my life for a long time, and it never ceases to amaze me each year when God shows up. This summer, I was a little nervous working the thirteen- to fourteen-year-old week because it seems like those kids are harder to get through to than many age groups. With one of my jobs being to lead worship this year, I got a huge opportunity each night to see how the kids were responding simply by how they worshipped. Right from the first day, it seemed that every kid was enthusiastic about worship and ready to hear from God. It really blessed me because it seemed like every day the kids grew more and more receptive. It grew to the point where, when the evangelist Mike Parks asked for those kids who were ready to be champions for Christ to come forward, every single one did. It had been a while since I’d seen God work on such a large scale like that! Continue

Prepared for Service

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Prepared for Service

By Rhonda Elliott, who serves with InFaith in Arizona

Randy and I have a wonderful team of folks from Palmcroft Baptist in Phoenix, who have helped us do one to two Vacation Bible Schools per day for ten summers now. The faces have changed here and there, but the hearts are committed to do whatever is needed. Continue