As we begin a month celebrating gratefulness & thanksgiving, it is important to recognize the many ways God has blessed us with the privilege of serving Him. As a staff we have been working through the book Knowing God by J.I. Packer this year. This week's chapter focused on the Grace of God and ended this way... The revealed will of God is that those who have received grace should henceforth give themselves to "good works" and gratitude will move anyone who has truly received grace to do as God requires and daily to cry out thus "Oh to grace how great a debtor!"-J.I.
For us the fall is a season of change. Summer camps & retreats are complete, and we typically have a bit of time before fall retreats begin. We have the opportunity to reflect, and follow up with staff & campers after a busy summer, and celebrate all that God did during the past few months. For us, this summer included: