A spiritual retreat is an integral part of the Christian community. A retreat is an ideal way to get closer to God. It can help a person to rediscover his/her faith. A retreat shouldn’t necessarily be a solo affair.Group church retreats can bring the faithful together, it can help them … [Read more...] about Are Church Retreats Beneficial?
It doesn't matter if you are facing the first retreat or you happen to have some experience, organizing a retreat requires a great deal of work and meticulousness. When you're occupied with scouting for a retreat location that meets every one of your criteria, it's easy to become involved with … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Ask Your Event Location Beforehand
When people think of Christian events, they may not admit it, but they usually have one of two stereotypes at the forefront of their minds. They either think of an uptight, religious ritual in which no one is allowed to even crack a smile, or a church party with no spiritual value … [Read more...] about How Your Event Can Be Spiritual and Fun at the Same Time
The question of whether you should allow social media or not on a retreat is widely debated by retreat planners everywhere. While there are many valid arguments for each side, the choice is up to you. Evaluate different viewpoints and decide for yourself what you think the best route would be … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Why You Should Ban Social Media from Your Retreat
Many retreat planners will tell you that a social media ban is the way to go, but the argument for social media is just as convincing. Contrary to popular belief, new technology isn’t always a bad thing in the realm of Christianity. In fact, technology can actually enrich your retreat … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Why You Should Encourage Social Media on Your Retreat
When planning an event, people often focus on the numbers and the fine tuning: how many people will be there, how much food to buy, what time to start and end, and the list goes on and on. But one of the most important details when it comes to planning is location.Location is … [Read more...] about How to Identify Great Campgrounds for Your Event
Let us first consider the history of Christian youth camps in the United States. Youth camp for teenagers began back in 1861 by a man of the name Frederick Gunn.Frederick took teenagers to Long Island NY for 2 weeks of outdoors fun and camping every year. Frederick was the operator of a … [Read more...] about Are Christian Youth Camps Really Worth It?
Finding the right location for your youth camp can prove to be somewhat tricky. You want to select a location that is cost-effective, gives the experience you want your attendees to have, and is in a central location. You may not even know what is available in your area. If that’s the case, … [Read more...] about How to Plan A Christian Youth Camp: Finding the Right Location