Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!! Thank you to each of you who have been part of the Camp David ministry in 2019! You were part of blessing over 500 children of prisoners and their families in four different countries and America (a 40% increase). Many of these...

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Camp David Southeast Asia Impact

Camp David Southeast Asia Impact

It wasn’t that long ago that we were packing up for Camp David Southeast Asia and praying for all the details- including birthday gifts for all the campers registered! Now as I sit down to write out all that God did, my heart is overwhelmed...

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Celebrate the Magic!

Celebrate the Magic!

I want to say a big thank you to all of you who came out and were part of this years’ Banquet for Hope. A special thanks to Lone Oak Buildings for being our lead sponsor for the Banquet. We had around 155 guests. The dinner successfully...

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Camp David Uganda

Camp David Uganda

First of all, I want to a big thanks to all of you who have been praying for and sponsoring the Camp David teams that went to Kenya and Uganda. We have so much to be grateful for. At 10:30 pm the day before we left, God provided the remaining...

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The Best Time to Plant

The Best Time to Plant

This spring, for the first time I can see cherries growing on a tree I planted four years ago. This reminds me of an old Chinese proverb, “The best time to plant a fruit tree is 10 years ago… the second best time is now!” I am...

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Grace Enveloping Shame

Grace Enveloping Shame

There is no parable in the Bible that better portrays God the Father, than the story of the Prodigal Son. I have been never so deeply moved by the story as when I heard Tim Keller’s sermon, “The Prodigal God.” Prodigal...

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Today is Martian Luther King Jr. day. Racism was never something I knew growing up. I was fortunate to grow up in a family that molded embracing people who were different than me. At out family dinner table we ate with people from India, Africa...

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A Profound Change

This past weekend we hosted our 7th Family Retreat. A counselor commented on the growth she had seen in one of the boys, we’ll call John. Three years ago she was leading a horse ride when he said, “When I grow up I want to be an assassin...

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Not enough parachutes?

A boy scout, lawyer, and priest were flying out to a remote camp in Alaska when the pilot climbed out of the cockpit and announced that the plane was going down and unfortunately there were only three parachutes. Assuring them that he would get...

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