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Things I Learned from Campers

by Bryant Evans on July 24, 2018

I know we go to camp to teach young people about our Lord. As adults, we are supposed to guide them. I get that. But for 15 years I have discovered that teaching and learning is a two-way street. This year was no different. Let me tell you how our campers schooled me at Indian […]

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Christian Camp – Why?

by Bryant Evans on July 23, 2018

Eastern Shore has many members, young people and older, who are at youth camp this week. Some are at Backwoods, near Rockford, Alabama and others are at Indian Creek, near Jasper, Alabama. Across the nation, young people are taking a week off from everything else and heading to Christian youth camps. There are at least […]

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Dogs, Fleas and Friends

by Bryant Evans on September 30, 2013

The saying, “If you lay down with dogs you’ll get up with fleas” is not in the Bible. But the idea is definitely Biblical. Those we associate with can help us or harm us. Consider Paul’s words: “Be not deceived: Evil companionships corrupt good morals.” (1 Corinthians 15:33) The wisest ever, Solomon wrote: If they […]

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Why We Camp

by Bryant Evans on July 21, 2013

Last week 38 from Eastern Shore spent the week in the woods of Walker County Alabama at Indian Creek Youth Camp. It rained almost every day, temperatures hovered around 90 with humidity readings near 100%. 11 of our 38 were adults who volunteered their time to shepherd a total of 148 children. It was fun […]

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The Dangerous Prom

by Bryant Evans on April 17, 2012

Spring brings the prom. It’s the social event of the year for many young people. But hidden beneath all the fancy dresses and well groomed, tuxedo-clad men lies a dangerous truth. The prom is no place for a Christian. It’s an optional event that is fraught with danger. So much so that the term “prom […]

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