Choose the Hard Right Post

: Be Authentic  

By Janet Howser  January, 2024 1 Corinthians 13:13     And now these three remain: Faith, Hope and Love; But the greatest is Love. What does it mean to choose the hard right?  Every day we’re faced with countless choices, options and opportunities. On a good day, these decisions are easy to make and we often do…

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: “To Love and Be Loved” Calcutta Mission Trip Report

For all the merriment contained in the Christmas season, a highlight of December was a joyful venture to West Bengal, India with a wonderful gathering of our camp family and alum. We had former staff members, current staff members, and parents of future staff members in our group. Numbering at 19 CKC staff and alum…

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: Choose the Hard Right

“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton  There is plenty of excitement in this off-season at camp! Our year-round staff is working hard to prepare for the best summer ever! New and improved equipment, updated facilities, wonderful new friendships formed in…

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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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: “Privileged Seats” by Emily Kasper

You have such privileged seats- well earned- where you can watch from the front row these young ones become themselves.  For these fleeing days and weeks, we too join that privilege.  A brief moment earlier this week showed a beautiful example- the lightning flash of becoming.   A counselor listens, ponders- during chapel she yields the…

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