The A Team has finished strong!
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The A Team has finished strong!

The A-Team has finished strong!  {I love when a plan comes together} HaHa Today was filled with many moving parts along with the last day of camp. Two of our team members left for home mid day and a new team arrived at 3pm. It was a great day filled with fun and smiles. We...

June 30, 2018June 30, 2018by
From strangers to family: Day 4 of Camp
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From strangers to family: Day 4 of Camp

Day 4 of Camp: From strangers to family The leaders and kids have gone from strangers -> acquaintances -> family as we head into the end of the week. The kids approach us at the beginning of the day with a casual but overflowing excitement as they know the fun is about to start. Each...

June 28, 2018June 28, 2018by
When We Do Wrong – Jesus Rescues! Day 3 of Camp
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When We Do Wrong – Jesus Rescues! Day 3 of Camp

Loud applause and excited yells erupted as the buses arrived this morning!  The children happily ran to their teams, proudly displaying their team wristbands. The shyness and hesitation is gone!   In the morning, we made team banners to show off with our team chants!  Our story was about The Prodigal Son.  We learned that...

June 27, 2018June 27, 2018by
No Worrywarts Here!  Day 2 of Camp
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No Worrywarts Here! Day 2 of Camp

No Worrywarts Here!! – Day 2 of Camp We started off with a ton of energy. Each of the kids smiling faces coming off the bus were so contagious. My kids ran into my arms, and I was so overwhelmed with joy. They couldn’t believe I remembered each of their names (I may have practiced...

June 26, 2018June 26, 2018by
First Day of Camp ~ Jesus Rescues!
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First Day of Camp ~ Jesus Rescues!

First Day of Camp: The anticipation ended as today was our first day of camp.  The morning started out with some bumps in the road, but nothing we couldn’t handle.  Satan has his way of throwing curve balls to see if he can catch us off guard, but all that means is that God must...

June 25, 2018June 25, 2018by
And the greatest of these is LOVE!
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And the greatest of these is LOVE!

Today we were blessed to attend Agape Church. Pastor Johan shared the message and it seemed to be written just for us as we get ready for camp! 1 Corinthians 13,  “And now abide faith, hope and love, these three: but the greatest of these is love.”  We will shower these children with love! We...

June 24, 2018June 24, 2018by
First day in South Africa – We arrived safe and sound.
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First day in South Africa – We arrived safe and sound.

Today is Saturday for the A team here in South Africa. We had a good and uneventful flight and a great ride with Francois, our transport service. Our ride to the FASA Lodge was filled with commentary about South African history and sightings of animals like giraffes, sable, baboons, impala etc…  We enjoyed lunch at...

June 23, 2018June 23, 2018by