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Christian Internship – Campers, My Favorite Part of Camp

  By CBM National intern,  Joseph Kirkland -  Some kids are clean, some are messy; some are the most well behaved children you’ve ever seen, and then there are those that are not. They come in all sorts of sizes, backgrounds, ideologies and experiences. They are people and want to feel that way. And every once in a while they come to camp. They come for various reasons--their parents or relatives made them come, they memorized Bible verses and attended classes to earn their way to camp, or they are just coming for the first time and have no idea what is in store for the week.   The best part of camp, in my opinion, are ...

He’s Still Working on Me

By CBM National intern,  Stephanie Schwan - Hello again, friends! I can't believe I'm already out on my first rotation as a CBM National Intern!  For so long it seemed so far away, but now, here I am at New Life Camp in Raleigh, NC,all settled in and working with the other staff, getting geared up for summer camp.  Excitement is in the air! Here at New Life, things run like clockwork.  There's a system for everything, from answering calls to setting up chairs to doing laundry.  The staff here are super organized in all respects, and I'm about as organized as a toddler's toy chest (assuming the toys ever made it into the chest in the ...

CBM Maryland Interns Getting Ready for Camp.


Changing Lives Through Christian Camping

As I was reading the monthly newsletter from our Camp Victory in Samson, AL, This part stood out to me. It talks about our words and actions are as seeds that we plant in other lives. The other day the phone rang and I rushed to answer it. The voice identifies himself. Oh my, the memories that raced back! Approximately 30 years ago he was a camper that I took many times to camp, winter and summer. I had not seen nor heard from him since that time. He is part of a church plant in Georgia. He just wanted to call and say “Thank you” for helping him. I had led him to Christ all those years ago. I planted and watered the seed of God’s ...

All You Need is Love

This can to us from Mark Redka at Children’s Bible Ministries SWPA. Here is some of the life stories that they hear from the Released Time kids. ”My dad’s in jail. He went to pick up a package for my aunt, and didn’t know there were shotguns in them. They found cocaine too” New 3rd grader. I pray to Jesus every night because my parents fight all the time. I think they are getting a divorce.” 2nd grader.   “That talkative boy’s mom died. I don’t think his dad pays him much attention.”   A tenth grade girl recently told me that she is pregnant. She has been in foster care for 11 ...