Blog 12 – God is Forgiving
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Blog 12 – God is Forgiving

Day Two of Youth Camp ​Day two started off with a testimony from Dominic Nolt, one of the American leaders. His testimony gave the youth a lot of confidence and hearing something like this will be a great learning experience coming from someone who is only a couple years older than them. Session One was...

July 3, 2019July 3, 2019by
Blog 9 – The Tough Questions
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Blog 9 – The Tough Questions

Third and Fourth day of Marapong camp The past 2 days of camp have been a blast!  The kids have really started to grow on us and have been opening up about themselves, but these days haven’t been without their challenges.  On Wednesday, the power went out in the main lodge, which required some quick...

June 29, 2019June 29, 2019by
Blog 8 – God at Work in Lephalale
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Blog 8 – God at Work in Lephalale

Every single day here at camp the gospel message is shared. We have time set aside to share the gospel with the kids, and give them the opportunity to ask questions and be sure that they understand it. Today during the gospel sharing time, Samuel (one of the South African team leaders) demonstrated how Jesus...

June 26, 2019June 26, 2019by
Blog 6 – Encouragement for the Adventure
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Blog 6 – Encouragement for the Adventure

Final Day of camp (!!!): Every night we’re in South Africa, the team does a devotional. This time keeps our hearts and minds on the One who calls us here and who has sustained us, Jesus. Tonight’s devotional, centered around encouragement, was done by Liney. She talked about how the power of words can be...

June 22, 2019June 22, 2019by
Team 3 – Youth Camp has come to and end.
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Team 3 – Youth Camp has come to and end.

‘I can say that FASA has impacted my relationship with Christ!’ The young adults just left FASA Lodge and we’re having trouble describing what we just experienced this week here in Lephalale. We’re all walking emotional rollercoasters right now as we are still trying to process everything from the last 5 days.  It’s hard to...

July 13, 2018July 13, 2018by
Team 3 – Fourth day of camp  – focus on Service
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Team 3 – Fourth day of camp – focus on Service

Why, How and Who do we serve? Today was yet again a wonderful day at camp.  The topic of the day was Service.  I opened the day with a devotional on the motivations of service.  For our first session on service, Scott talked about why we serve, how we serve, and who we serve. Quiet...

July 12, 2018July 12, 2018by
Team 3 – Youth Overnight Camp Day Three
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Team 3 – Youth Overnight Camp Day Three

Youth Overnight Camp Day Three – The Word of God Today was another amazing day at youth camp! The topic today was the Word of God. The morning started off with a great breakfast followed by the opening devotion by Matt, which I must say was quite a hit. Papa Makgae gave an inspiring message...

July 11, 2018July 11, 2018by
Team 3 – Second Day of Youth Camp – Worship
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Team 3 – Second Day of Youth Camp – Worship

The focus of Tuesday was Worship.  The day started with some praise songs led by a group of the youth attending the camp.  Next, Norissa led our devotion. After breakfast, we had a session led by a local youth leader, Jason, followed up by breaking out into our small groups. After our small group we had...

July 10, 2018July 10, 2018by
Team 3 – First day of youth camp!
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Team 3 – First day of youth camp!

Today was the first day of the overnight youth camp and the departure of Team 2.  As we waited for the youth to arrive we made all of the beds and set out the games for the day.  Rob even did some last minute plumbing to get an extra room ready as more kids came...

July 9, 2018July 9, 2018by
Team 2 – Today was the last day of camp!
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Team 2 – Today was the last day of camp!

Today was the last day of camp! Even though many were sad to see it end, the energy level didn’t decrease! The kids came off the bus stomping, clapping, and shouting. Soon after their arrival,  all the teams paraded around camp sharing their chants and sparking competition over which team was the best. (Pigmy Falcons...

July 7, 2018July 7, 2018by