Black Rock Retreat Blog

By Ben Herr |

Summer Camp Countdown: 2004 (with Mike Almquist)

Summer 2004. "The Quest." The theme verse, commonly referred to as "The Great Commission," was Matthew 28:18-20. From the NIV: Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." This year was my fourth and final year serving on summer staff. It was also the final year that my childhood best friend,… Read More

By Ben Herr |

Summer Camp Countdown: 2003 (with Steve Reed)

Alright folks, the fun begins now!! Between now and sometime in January (when the summer 2014 theme is revealed), we are going to be revisiting each summer camp theme and going in-depth with that theme with the help of other summer staffers who worked that summer. We'll talk anything and everything: the theme title, the associated Bible verse, the logo, the skits from that summer, ways that theme impacted campers (and staff!), and much more! We're starting at 2003. That year, the theme was "Lights, Camera, Action!" (stylized "lightscameraction"). The associated theme verse was Matthew… Read More

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