Sparks: Sharing the Fire
of Camps Kahdalea & Chosatonga

: “Give Thanks in All Circumstances”

Dear Camp Family, Happy Thanksgiving!  We’ve been thinking and praying for you all, and as I wrote my own children in a message on Thanksgiving morning, I wanted to write to you as well.  This morning I’ve been reading 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.  “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s…

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: Be Authentic

Dear Friends, Do you remember your very first day of camp?  How many of you felt ok at home, but when you came to camp you instantly got nervous and wondered if you would fit in and find friends?  Did you put your best face on and try hard to let everyone think you were…

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: Speak the Truth

The moment the words left his mouth, he felt their impact.  A lie is a heavy thing, a blackhole created by our words that devastates the trust in our relationships with others. This lie came out quickly in a self-defensive way. This facade immediately felt weighty indeed.   As he turned shoulder and walked out of…

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