Category: Update

The Desire of Our Heart

“Be energetic in your life of salvation, reverent and sensitive before God.  That energy is God’s energy, an energy deep within you,  God himself willing and working at what will give Him the most pleasure.”  (Philippians 2:12–13, The Message) “Delight yourself in the Lord,  and he will give you the desires of your heart.”  (Psalm…
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Only One Week Left

“And we have different gifts according to the grace given to us. …If it is service, he must serve; …”(Romans 12:6–7, NET) It is hard to believe we have only four more workdays until this project is completed. The camp needed many small things repaired, or assistance with ongoing staff-type work.  The men have repaired…
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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

“Make disciples of all people by going … and teaching them …” (Matt 28:19-20 paraphrase) What does the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally that started this past Friday have to do with Cedar Canyon Camp? Little did we know what we were getting into when we signed up to work here this month.  The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally…
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Meeting for the Last Time?

 “For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a shout of command,  with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God,  and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left,  will be suddenly caught up together with them in the clouds to meet…
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The Master Scheduler

“It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets,  some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry,  that is, to build up the body of Christ,”  (Ephesians 4:11–12, NET) We are always fascinated by how He brings together the correct skills needed for…
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Escapade 2021

“In the same way, let your light shine before others,  so that they may see your good works  and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”  (Matthew 5:16, ESV) We are in Rock Springs, WY to share about the SOWER ministry with literally 100’s of other RVers. Each year the Escapees RV Club…
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Old Faithful Christian Ranch

“And without faith it is impossible to please him,  for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists  and that he rewards those who seek him.”  (Hebrews 11:6, ESV) In eastern Idaho, nestled in the towering lodgepole pines of Island Park, is a small Christian camp and retreat ranch. Close to Yellowstone…
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Family Time

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,  the fruit of the womb a reward.”  (Psalm 127:3, ESV) This little campground in Shelley, ID (above), has become our favorite place to park, rest, visit family, and enjoy the beauty of Idaho. Sadly, this year we are only able to stay here for 3-4 days at…
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Relaxation

“He said to them,  ‘Come with me privately to an isolated place and rest a while’ (Mark 6:31, NET) The mighty Missouri River begins at the confluence of the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers. And that is where we chose to spend a quiet weekend camping with Katie’s sister and brother-in-law. Although Friday we did…
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Stewardship

“Just as each one has received a gift,  use it to serve one another  as good stewards of the varied grace of God.”  (1 Peter 4:10, NET) The “gift” noted in the verse above is referring to spiritual gifts. However, the principle of being good stewards is seen throughout the New Testament. We want to…
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