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Reflecting on the Journey

Guest Blog by Peter Frey:   A flood of memories filled my thoughts as I drove up the driveway to Joy El Camps & Retreats last weekend. I remembered that one special fall retreat in November 2000 as a junior higher—it was at that retreat that I was gripped by truth of the gospel and placed my faith in Jesus Christ. Here I was thirteen years later as the speaker for one of Joy El’s Momentum Retreats, and I was overwhelmed with gratitude for the monumental role that Joy El Ministries has played in my life...

A Good Surprise

During Saturday night's session of the Mother-Daughter Retreat, speaker Nancy Allison gave a very clear Gospel presentation. She asked for a show of hands after giving people the opportunity to pray to receive Christ as their Savior. She then asked mothers and daughters who felt they needed special prayer for deep needs in their lives to also raise their hands. Afterward, she asked all who raised their hands to meet at the back of the worship center.

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