8 Ways We’ve Seen The Good This Season

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We know this season is hard on so many of our camp families, and we continue to pray for everyone affected. Despite these unprecedented times, we’ve noticed many positive things to be grateful for and reflect on. Here are 8 positive things our staff has noticed:  Bonus Family Time Because we are spending more time at home than we normally … Read More

5 Ways To Pray

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Prayer is an important part of your spiritual walk with the Lord. Here are 5 ways to deepen your relationship and grow in this discipline: Take a Stroll Outdoors Before you pray, it’s important to clear your mind. One of the best ways to do so is to get outside and away from indoor distractions. This is even more critical … Read More

Being Barnabas, The Great Encourager

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As we watch this unusual season unfold, we couldn’t help but be grateful for the reminder to show kindness and lift each other up. One biblical example of this is the Apostle Joseph.  The Apostle Joseph was known for the way he loved and encouraged others. So much so, that his fellow apostles granted him the nickname of Barnabas, meaning … Read More

6 Ways to Encourage Others

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Here are a few simple ways to show kindness and lift up others this spring! 1. Send Snail Mail Receiving a letter in the mail is always fun, no matter the season! Think of some friends or relatives who may need a pick-me-up and write a letter to them. As an added bonus, include a drawing, and tell them how … Read More

6 Fun Things To Do At Home

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If you spending more time at home you may be looking for some fun ways to pass the time! While we wait for summer, here are a couple of activities you can do from the comfort of your living room to help prepare you for fun (and entertain you while indoors). 1.Work on your summer costumes Now is the perfect … Read More

Pro Spotlight: Tips for Running Your First (or Fiftieth) Half Marathon

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In preparation for the Big Party Half Marathon & 5K April 7, we caught up with two pros: Long-time marathon runner and full-time Barnabas employee, Mindy Frech, and an avid runner and supporter of Camp Barnabas, Dan Waisner. Both shared training tips and race-day wisdom relevant to rookies and veterans alike: Q: What is the best way to start training … Read More

What to Wear When Glamping

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Fall is around the corner and that means two things: First, it’s leaf crunching weather. Second, it’s the perfect time to glamp! Glamping is camping that doesn’t require excessive experience. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors with a few of the extra comforts of home. When dressing for ‘glamping’ your attire needs to be durable, yet sophisticated. Here … Read More