Here we are, out of 2020 and into 2021. Is it out of the frying pan and into the fire or will it be a return to normal? We don’t know, but we are proceeding with plans to continue the ministry of evangelism and discipleship in and beyond the camp setting. Summer camp brochures… Continue reading
Starting in March we began to subtract, but God began to add. Expenses were reduced, but staff hours were increased. Camp programs and retreats were cancelled, but new day events were scheduled. Fee income went to zero, but Camp Conquest donors and friends gave beyond our expectations… Continue Reading
Camp Conquest is in the business of gathering. Daily in the summer and mist weekends throughout the year people gather at camp for a retreat or summer camp experience. They come to connect with God and with each other. This year everything has changed, for everyone. No one was allowed to gather… Continue Reading
Do you remember a pre-COVID-19 world? Do you recall that time you refer to as ‘normal’? As we prepare for the upcoming school year, those images are quickly fading away. The old has gone, the new is here!
The trouble is within 72 hours the new becomes old. The rate of change is unprecedented, who can keep up? No matter how creatives you may be, it is hard to stay ahead of the curve. It is hard to create positive outcomes from each new setback and every new restriction. But we serve a Creative God… Continue Reading
Camp Conquest discovered a problem last year – a big problem. Hundreds of trees (mostly ash) on our campus are dead or dying. Tim Weaver has been leading the charge of volunteers to remove these trees before they fall and cause damage. A tree service was scheduled to remove a tree in a dangerous spot next to the house… Continue Reading
Today we should be enjoying time at the pool and having fun at the ga-ga pit. Today, we ought to be learning archery and enjoying crafts. Today, we are supposed to be singing songs and hearing a message around the campfire. Today, we are not doing these things. And that makes Mr. Ken sad… Continue Reading