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
Blog 3 – Brenda found her groove!
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Blog 3 – Brenda found her groove!

Interview with Brenda – NIKI: How was day 3 of camp? BRENDA: Day 3 was great! My favorite part was when we got into the Bible and the Bible puzzle, which incorporated two verses from the New and Old Testament. I was really amazed by how much they were engaged in the activity and reading...

June 19, 2019June 19, 2019by
Sunday – A day of worship and meeting new friends!
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Sunday – A day of worship and meeting new friends!

Today the US team visited Living Waters Fellowship.  They truly enjoyed worshipping with the people there.  Although some of the songs were different, and certainly much more lively than at home, their heart of worship was the same.  The South Africans can definitely get their worship on!  We thoroughly enjoyed the service. This afternoon we...

March 24, 2019March 24, 2019by
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
Team 2 – Day 3 another perfect day of camp!
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Team 2 – Day 3 another perfect day of camp!

Today was another perfect day of camp! The kids came off the buses chanting and dancing it was such a surprise for us tomorrow I hope to catch  it on video. The storyteller told the story of the, “Prodigal Son,” and the children followed up with their journals and coloring sheet. Today’s memory verse: “If...

July 5, 2018July 5, 2018by
Team 2 – Day 2 was another AWESOME Day of Camp!
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Team 2 – Day 2 was another AWESOME Day of Camp!

Day 2 was another AWESOME day of camp! It’s hard to believe how quickly we’re getting to know one another, leaders and children alike.  Today the buses arrived full of singing and cheering, the children were more than ready to start the day.  Soon after check in Thabang, one of my campers, came up to...

July 4, 2018July 4, 2018by
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