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Crossings Day 4 Update

Today we learned about Greater Call. We learned about how it’s not enough to just sit back and wait for somebody else to act- it’s our responsibility. God calls us to die. He calls us to die for our faith and take the gospel to the ends of the Earth. Salvation is not something to be selfish with- it is something that MUST be shared with everyone. We need to stop fearing rejection and realize that people are dying everyday without knowing the Creator of all things. Please be praying for all of our students as we come back from camp- that we wouldn’t forget all that we’ve heard, that we would be willing to act and keep the promises that we’ve made to our Heavenly Father because he alone is GREATER!

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Crossings Day 3 Update

Today we learned about Greater Faith. It was a topic that hit close to home in many of our students. We specifically talked about idols and the things that we chase after thinking that they will satisfy us. The truth of the matter is that those who seek the Father will never be thirsty again. While earthly things may seem attractive for a time, they all will fade. The love of God is permanent and “does not change like shifting shadows.” Pastor John encouraged us to throw out the idols we put in our life and become radical servants of God trusting that no matter what the future may hold, God’s going to be in control and will never lose his grip on our hearts.

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Crossings Day 2 Update

Today we learned about Greater Proof. We realized that our lives must be proof that Jesus is Savior and Lord. We talked about repentance and how insignificant it is considered in Christian culture. We often think that it’s ok to sin because God will still forgive us. Or we might feel regretful for what we’ve done wrong, but we don’t feel bad enough to change it. Pastor John taught us that repentance is about obedience. If we are truly in Christ, then we know that when we mess up it’s not enough to just feel bad and then go and do exactly what we were doing. We must keep our promises to the King of the Universe and fix the mistakes that we’ve made.

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Crossings Day 1 Update

Today we learned about God’s greatness. We learned about how John the Baptist lived a life humbly devoted to God’s kingdom. Yet even John the Baptist was not worthy of God’s perfect grace. Neither are we. We often fail to realize that even though God is full of love for his children, He is also a wrathful judge who punishes sin. This is not to be taken lightly. We must understand how unworthy we are of the perfect grace God gives to us. We deserve to stand in front of the King of the Universe and be given a death sentence. But, in Christ we know that our death sentence is paid in full and God’s wrath is satisfied.

“Greater is he, greater is he
The lamb has overcome
Greater is he, greater is he
The victory is won.”
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Crossings Opening Day Update

We left the church at 1:00 today excited for what camp had in store for us. While we did have some difficulty on the way to camp (like the flat tire we received in Madisonville), it was quickly forgotten as we arrived at camp and were greeted by the loving and devoted counselors. We had dinner and went to opening celebration where we got to meet our awesome Bible study leaders. God has great things in store for each and every individual that is here at Crossings. Please be praying that our students would open their hearts to see how great our God truly is!

 

The Shack!

The Shack!

Opening Celebration.

Opening Celebration.

Excited for opening celebration to start.

Excited for opening celebration to start.

Put those wrist bands on.

Put those wrist bands on.

Checking out their student books.

Checking out their student books.

Changing tire on the side of the road.

Changing tire on the side of the road.

Crossings Camp almost here!

Our Student ministry campers will be taking off for Jonathan Creek Sunday! All their blogging stuff will reside here! Check back daily.