VBS kicked off on Monday evening with around 30 children. We heard a variety of reasons why children weren’t coming as we went around for pick up (“I forgot,” to “It’s too hot!”). By last night (Tuesday), we were closer to our usual Kids Club number of 60 children, though.   It is a blessing…

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Aim Right’s Vacation Bible School at our downtown campus is right around the corner. It begins Monday evening, June 27, and ends Friday, July 1.  Last night, volunteers started decorating the basement, where the partition separates our Crafts and Snacks areas.  A local church donated their gently used Kingdom Rock curriculum to us to use this…

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600 miles in 6 days!    We are grateful for this small group of cyclists who recently rode from Holmes County, Ohio, to the East Coast and raised around $10,000 to support Aim Right’s Teen Camp.   If you want to see some of the memories they made along the way, check out this Facebook page: …

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Our second group of campers that attended Youth Haven seemed to really have a great time. All were first-timers, and I heard a few of them say, “I wish we could just stay here and not have to go home.” It was neat to hear them saying their Bible memory verses on the trip home.…

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When we pick up campers from Youth Haven, I always love seeing their certificates. The one below is for learning Bible verses; sometimes the staff chooses a character trait of the camper and prints that on a certificate. Our campers also came out bearing gifts they won as prizes for good behavior: basketballs and other…

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There’s just something about Ohio.  If you analyzed the home states of all of our past interns, volunteers, and staff, it would probably rank #1. It’s the state where AJ and Jewel Miller came from when they moved to Phoenix five years ago, and it’s where they recently moved again. While so many here are very sad…

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We were blessed with a pretty mild May, with only four days that reached triple digits. The fact that we might have cooler weather than normal never even crossed our minds as we planned our Kids Club finale — a water night. You can’t see the shivering bodies or the chattering teeth in these photos,…

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