I love it when a story comes full circle. Last month we shared Eve-Liina’s testimony in a large mailing throughout Rutherford County (You can view it here). As a young child, her parents were going through a divorce, she had lost most of her friends, and she was being bullied at school. It was during this time that she came to camp and fell in love with Jesus. God brought healing to Eve-Liina and her family, and this year she is serving as one of our cabin directors, hoping t
I love to write, but last month I found myself dreading it. With a heavy heart, I stared at blank sheet of paper trying to pen my own father’s obituary. Eventually, I came up with this: “After 20 years of pastoral ministry, a career as a carpenter, and raising a family devoted to the Lord, Charles E. Collins has officially retired to his eternal benefit package. The retirement plan went into full effect on May 11, 2015 and was fully funded by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
I have to admit, I was a little frustrated. After doing a summer camp presentation at a local church, my wife and I had rushed back to camp because a potential cabin director was scheduled for an interview at 2:00 pm. When she didn’t show up, we began to wonder why we were wasting our time sitting in the camp office on a Sunday afternoon. Then the answer walked in the door. A father and son had come to do some fishing. Normally they would just pay their $2 fee through the dro