Day One -- Monday, June 05, 2006
We managed to clear the runway in
After a brief orientation with the principal Pastor Perry Wells of
This year the campers are going to get to “initiate” a new District Youth President (Neal Williams) and a new District Youth Secretary (Sammy Sherrill) and I will note how well they manage to maintain peace in the asylum.
For lunch we had hot dogs with chips and chocolate chip cookies. For supper, we had chicken fingers, mashed potatoes, green beans, and ice cream. Speaking of camp food, I once heard a major official around here quoted as saying the by Thursday morning that all the kids should have mandatory doses of either Ex-Lax or castor oil, whichever choice suited them best. Enough of that! You get the drift.
Camp is always a good place to enjoy cold showers, late nights, early mornings, and somewhat supervised mayhem. But along with all of the drawbacks, there are some major accomplishments that occur. This generally range from campers receiving the Holy Ghost, renewing commitments to God, and some even find themselves embracing a call of God on their lives for ministry. It is positive, productive, and ultimately life changing.
Our camp evangelist this year is Ron Tiller from
This is the crucial hour and the young men and women of this generation need to develop a sense of endurance. To redeem the time, one must (1) Know the will of God; (2) Take advantage of every opportunity; and (3) make a commitment of life to God and to the Church.
The famous midnight madness is in progress right now but I have no internet access here at
To all of the
See You Tomorrow. . . .