Pray for: Manhood Camp

Leaders Colby and Christian will be taking a small group of teen guys to Manhood Camp this weekend. It will be held on the campus of Biola University. Organizing the Manhood Camp is the Urban Youth Workers Institute (UWYI), and UYWI founder and conference speaker Larry Acosta shares his story as a bit of background…

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Camp Photos #6

Teen Camp went offsite for part of a day and enjoyed lunch and games at a park in town.  It’s my understanding that the challenge for this activity was to wedge a spaghetti noodle between the two floppy paper plate “mitts” and transport it –without breaking it or dropping it — to your team’s bucket.      

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

I am about halfway through reading Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi, and there’s an excerpt from the book I’d like to share.  Nabeel writes: There is a simple reason I never listened to street preachers:  they didn’t seem to care about me.  It wasn’t that they were annoying.  I found their passion admirable,…

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Camp Photos #5

Many campers list chapel as their favorite part of camp.  It happens 2x a day, morning and evening, and includes singing and teaching.  The morning sessions are typically followed by small group time to allow for discussion and digging even deeper.        

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You know you’re appreciated when…

You dutifully stand in a line, eyes shut, while a leader you respect and admire instructs you to wait.    Then something soft and cool and sticky and sweet gets slammed into your face.   And you survey the wreckage from this much belated initiation.     Oh, yes, we love our interns!       In all…

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Camp Photos #4 (Baby Food edition)

I am told that Ro and Lourdes were responsible for putting on the eating contest you’ll see in the photos below.  Some varieties were obviously more palatable than others.         

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Some Camp Photos

I suppose the only thing to do with hundreds of photos is to….start posting them!  Lourdes was the camp photographer, and these images are from her.  You’ll note that one of the aims of camp appears to be to wear those kids out.  It backfires a little by the end of the week because counselors…

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Camp Update

Teen Camp is still underway in Colorado, but you can visit our Facebook page for some photos and updates from the week.

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