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April 2013

A view of this year’s Wayfarer Camp theme

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What would you have if everything in your life was taken away? We live in a fast-paced, high-speed, fleeting world where so many of us place our security and our trust in the hands of things that won’t last. Wealth, personal appearance, fickle relationships, status…these are just some of the unsustainable elements of the world that we see every day….

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Recman: 4 Square Volleyball

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All of us know how to play volleyball. And we have probably lots of experiences with 4 Square. But have you ever played 4 Square Volleyball? It is a great large group game for youth groups of all ages.  It is a combination of Volleyball and 4 Square. Then just add a huge ball. We played at Wayfarer Camp 2011…

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Ministry Strategy or My Life?

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There have been a few key principles that have defined the student ministry I lead for the past handful of years.  One of these is training students to live missionally in their world – to take God’s power and presence to their schools, their sports teams, their families, their neighborhoods, the normal everyday places and spaces of their lives. We…

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Webinar – Resourcing Student Leaders, April 16th

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Tuesday, Aril 16, 2013 2:00pm to3:00pm (EDT)This webinar will be focused on those in youth and student ministry. We’ll be talking about discipleship and mission among teenagers and how to better equip both lay and staff leadership when reaching teens. This webinar will be led by Sam Breen, Director of Wayfarer. Sam Breen will be interviewing Chris Ozorio, 3DM coach…

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If Youth Want to Leave, Let Them Leave

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It’s an interesting time for youth work across the western world right now. Rightly, many are questioning in an environment where financial resources in the church are stretched more than ever before what the return on investment has been on the last decade of finance being pumped into a generation. This in my mind (although this may surprise many of…

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Why is Wayfarer Camp Different?

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Today, we’re looking at camp-well-designed. Here’s why this is important: If you are trying to put discipleship and mission at the heart of everything you’re doing…it’s not just the adults! It’s kids and teens as well. And we as looked at in Monday’s post…camp can be hugely influential in creating milestones for teens that create new groovers in their life….

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