7 results for tag: Testimonial


Is Camping in the Bible?

By Bill Richoux Camping is one of the many tools God uses in the lives of His people. He uses wilderness type experiences to mold us, to build character, and teach life lessons to those of us He has called to serve Him. There is just something about this setting that God has been pleased to use over and over again. He used it all throughout Biblical times and He continues to use it today. I know this because I have served in Christian Camping for over 40 years. During that time I have observed countless lives being transformed. Most importantly, I know this because He has used this setting to change my life. In Deuteronomy 8, God is ...

Can God use my Mess?

By Josiah Zannino My church comes down to CBM headquarters all the time for work weeks and that’s how I heard about the internship. I was like “why not.” So I prayed about it, applied, and I was accepted in September of 2017 as a part of Team 7. I didn’t really want to be in the internship. My dad told me I needed to do something and I needed to get out of the situation I was in back in my hometown. I wasn’t truly saved at that point. At the age of 12, I heard the pastor talk about hell and I didn’t want to go to hell. So I was like, “Yeah, why not get saved?” But that is not really being saved. Being saved is knowing you’re ...

How Do We Encourage One Another?

By Marie Traister Encouragement is the action of giving someone support, confidence or hope.  Encouragement is given to stimulate and inspire someone.  If we do not have encouragement, we feel unappreciated, useless and unloved.  Our Heavenly Father knows that we are in great need of encouragement. Thirty-two times in the New Testament we are told to encourage one another. (Heb 3:13, Rom 15:5, Prov 12:25, Is 41:10, 2 Cor 4:16-18, Deu 31:8)  Encouragement “boosts performance, strengthens our resolve, and improves our health.” (1) Being an encourager doesn’t come naturally for most of us but, for a believer, it’s ...

Seeing God’s Hand in Creation

By Ron and Sherry Yeater Quillford made his way along the hedge on his regular search for food. The stillness of the night was broken by a squeaky hinge on the screen door. Quillford stopped in his tracks and listened. Sure enough, he heard the approach of Barky who was out for his final night run. Barky quickly searched the yard and found Quillford’s scent near the hedge. Barky had tried to catch him before but this time he felt that he was really close. Yes, there he was! Just one quick bite and then…ooowww, yelp, yelp, whine. Quillford had heard him coming and quickly rolled up in a tight ball with only his sharp quills pointing ...

Lessons Learned as a Camp Counselor

Written by Nate Smith I had no clue what I was getting myself into that first summer I served as a camp counselor. I grew up near Tampa, FL and had never been to a camp before. My best friend suggested I apply to the camp where he had been accepted to work, so I did…And a short time later, I received a call from the camp director informing me I had the job. I was excited to be working all summer with my best friend and traveling to a new place. Lesson Learned: Stepping into the unknown is simply that, the unknown, and you’ll never know what is there until you take that first step. The camp was located in South Alabama near the Florida ...