It’s hard to believe we’re less than a week away from Oasis Camp. Please read the update below; I’m super excited about it!
A week from today we will be in Day 2 of Oasis Camp! Anticipation is building and excitement is growing. This year we have a number of new people stepping up into senior leadership roles. Hunter Hamilton is our games director, Anna Preston is our music team leader, Krista Schito is leading afternoon crafts and Mercy Coughey will be leading imagination station. Please pray for these new leaders as they let their light shine in these responsible positions. The rest of the Oasis leadership team is: Dan Chapman, camp director, Karen Fangrad, Kid Vid cinema director, Donna Chapman, community sponsorship coordinator, Jennifer Timm, opening and closing director and myself leading Hot Bible Adventure.
We have a number of new group leaders and LITs as well so please be in prayer that all would come together, there would be unity and a sense of God’s presence.
The theme for Oasis this year is “Treasured…discovering you’re priceless to God”. What an amazing truth, especially with all the disruptions due to Covid the past year, we get to share!
Join in prayer on Wednesday night
Our weekly prayer gathering led by Patrick happens at GBC on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. The focus continues to be on praying for the gospel to reach people in the city of Guelph, but also allowing for specific requests. This week we will be praying specifically for our Oasis camp, leaders and campers coming. Will you join us in praying for them?
Summer thoughts to keep you on the journey: Stand strong in God! Watch out for our enemy.
The devil will tempt us to rely on ourselves and our own strength to get us through. The Bible reminds us that the devil will disguise himself as an angel of light. Our enemy will do anything to try to lure us away from truth and away from God. He knows our weaknesses and will try to tempt us in our greatest times of struggle. He wants us to fall for his traps and he’ll take any opportunity to kick us while we’re down. Don’t let him!
We read in Matthew 4: “The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”
How did Jesus fight back? With the Bible! So, don’t do things in your own strength and don’t try to go it alone. Get connected to God and the true power source, don’t allow the enemy to have a foothold especially in trying days like these.
In His grip,