Planning a camp or retreat is exciting, stressful, and rewarding wrapped up in one big package. There are many important elements to consider to plan an event and execute it without a hitch. While arranging the perfect speaker, praise and worship team, themes, games, and ideas it is important … [Read more...] about 3 Commonly Underrated Things at Camp
Lately, we have been receiving a surge in rustic church camping requests, and feel like this article is a good start for your tent camping Christian retreats. This is a guest post from David Gray, an authority in outdoor tent camping, who blogs at www.besttentforyou.com. David outlines 5 … [Read more...] about 5 Pieces of Advice for Any Camper
For you to successfully organize a Christian event that would be inspiring, impactful and life-changing, it is very important your logistics and planning are Spirit inspired and impeccable. The Word of God says everything should be done decently and in order, 1 Corinthians 14:40.Similar … [Read more...] about 6 Things to Discuss with Your Event Speaker Beforehand
I created the perfect box for God, and He didn’t like it. God is like that, isn’t He? I want Him to be this way and act this way and handle circumstances this way, and He doesn’t always cooperate. Somehow He knows the right way to be and doesn’t need me to figure that out and inform Him. I wish … [Read more...] about I Put God in a Box and He Didn’t Like it!
When we first moved to Southeast Missouri in 1989, we saw no armadillos dead on the side of the road. We thought we left them all behind in Texas. Now, we see as many of them on the side of the roads (freeways included) as we did in Texas. Maybe even more.They have migrated very … [Read more...] about Mosquitoes: Who’s camping at Your Camp/Retreat Center?
My husband and I were raised in church. He came from a large church and I came from a much smaller one. Both of our parents were active members, so any time the doors were open, WE WERE THERE.Although our backgrounds were a bit different, when we took a position as youth directors, we … [Read more...] about To The Frustrated Youth Worker
Planning a ministry event can be an exciting time; you know exactly what you want to see, and you’re working hard to make it happen. While it’s important not to over-burden yourself with the details, there are some details that you just can’t overlook. If your group is going to be cooking their … [Read more...] about 4 Essential Meal and Menu Planning Tips for Your Ministry Event
Discomfort- this is a word that no one wants to hear when talking about a church event or retreat. After all, if you’re going to be spending a week or even a few days away from home, you want to be as comfortable as possible. Of course, no one expects luxurious perfection, but everyone expects … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Make Teens Feel More Comfortable at Church Camp
To the naïve couple, a couples retreat might seem like just a really long date- involving other people. Couples retreats do encourage bonding and relationship building between lovers, but surprisingly, the number one goal is not that they would grow closer to each other; it is that they would … [Read more...] about How a Couples Retreat Can be a Truly Transformative Experience
When you go on a ladies retreat, there’s no telling what may happen. But one thing is for sure; you’ll learn something new. You’ll learn more about what it means to go through life as a Christian woman. You’ll learn more about your sisters in Christ. You may even learn something about … [Read more...] about 3 Surprising Things You May Discover About Yourself at a Ladies Retreat