Camp Update: More Dorm Progress
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Camp Update: More Dorm Progress

We spent Monday and Tuesday at camp, and returned quite happy with how things are progressing at the dormitory. Here are some pictures. This is the exciting part of a construction project, the part where we see things begin to come together. It is also the part where unexpected expenses begin to come up. If…

Camp Wish List for 2022
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Camp Wish List for 2022

The following are some items that we hope to acquire for the camp in the months to come. If you are interested in helping us with any of these projects, this page explains how to make donations. These items are listed more or less in order of urgency. All price tags are approximations, and subject…

Reading List for March, 2022
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Reading List for March, 2022

Due to our transition from the US to Brazil and everything that involves, March is the first month I have been able to post book reviews. Beyond Order, Twelve More Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson One could see “Beyond Order, Twelve More Rules for Life” as simply a continuation of Jordan Peterson’s first book,…

Ministry Report: 2022 Carnaval Retreats
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Ministry Report: 2022 Carnaval Retreats

Brazil’s annual Carnaval celebration was once again rather muted this year, due to Covid (silver linings, etc). However, our churches continued their tradition of using the days off to get together for spiritual refreshment and fellowship. Itacyara and I were able to participate in two of them. Since Ebenezer had nothing planned for Monday, we…

Reading List for December 2021: Three Good Books, and One Really Great One
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Reading List for December 2021: Three Good Books, and One Really Great One

The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan Whilst I await the release of the next Brandon Sanderson Cosmere book (scheduled for November, 2022) I am slowly working my way through Robert Jordan’s “Wheel of Time” series. While I prefer Sanderson, Jordan has built a compelling world full of interesting characters and edge-of-your-seat adventure. “The Shadow Rising”,…

Camp Update: The 2021 Teen Retreat
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Camp Update: The 2021 Teen Retreat

While we are on furlough the camp development team we left behind has been hard at work. Building on the success of last year’s event, they organized and pulled off the second official teen retreat at the Mount Zion Baptist Camp. Here are some pictures and videos. ______________________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making…

Can Adoniram Judson Save America?
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Can Adoniram Judson Save America?

Ever since I was a teenager my greatest spiritual hero has been Adoniram Judson. I’ve mentioned him before in this blog. I recently did a short video for a group of teens in New York State about his life. He even gets a shout-out in Missionary Max and the Jungle Princess. For those who may…