Today I Declare the Lord’s Faithfulness

Today, I declare the Lord's faithfulness. The world around us, since the moment we left the Garden, has been tumultuous and chaotic. But through it all the Lord is faithful to those who follow him. He was faithful to deliver his people from Egypt, to cross the Sea of Reeds, and to dwell with them in the dessert.   As the Psalmist says, "The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord ...

Winter Day Camp is Almost Here! 

Winter is officially here! Days are shorter, temperatures are colder, and the sun peaks out occasionally, teasing us with its warmth. This benchmark of the seasons reminds me that, yes summer is close, but Winter Day Camp is so much closer. Winter Day Camp for kids ages 5-12, allows us to invite families back to Camp, reunite friends, and we’ll have the opportunity to bring camp adventures to new families in our community.   This winter, laughter and joy will ...

New Morning Mercies

Photo by Rahul Pandit from Pexels John 1:1 says, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” So, if God is the Word and the Word is as eternal and life-giving as the God I worship, how much more important is my dedication to the meditating, and studying of God’s Word?   Do we see the importance of God’s Word? More importantly, do we know what the Bible says? I mean really know it. The type of knowing ...

Perfectly On Time

Chris Renzema has a song that says, “And maybe it's not so bad, if right now is all we have. Cause as long as You're here with me, I can let go of these old dreams.” When I made the decision to apply for an internship at Black Diamond Camp, it felt like I had reoriented my entire life. Before coming to Camp, I was a full-time student living and working in California and knew that after college I wanted ...

Light Beyond the Campfire

“It has seemed good to me to show the signs and wonders of the most high God has done for me.” Daniel 4:2 ESV The warmth from a campfire on a cold winter evening, sticky marshmallows from the s’more you put a little too close to the fire, The flames popping and crackling in a pile of wood welcome friends to come cozy up around a campfire in the woods. The trees swaying in the wind just happen to create ...