2020 05 26 The Barnabas Mentoring Program Takes Place At Joy El Christian Camp In Pa

How Mentoring Looks Different Right Now

By Stephanie Ziebarth, Barnabas Program Coordinator Every day at 10 AM, Lonnie Gulledge calls his Barnabas mentee, Devin O’Hara. Devin is ready on the other end, and the two spend about 15-20 minutes checking in for the day. The Barnabas Program is the mentoring aspect of Joy El’s 4.12 Leadership Training Program. They read the assigned…

Students Earn A Free Week Of Christian Summer Camp In Bible Adventure Program

Seeing the Fruit

By Ronna Butler, Bible Adventure Administrative Assistant In my role for the Bible Adventure and Christians In Action programs here at Joy El, I have seen God move as I receive the reports sharing how many students began a relationship with Jesus and how many have earned a free week of summer camp. Free camp…

Spiritual Multiplication takes place at our christian camp in PA

Multiplying Spiritual Life

By Anna Blazes, Camping Ministries Assistant Life to life for life is a phrase that is often used here at Joy El Camps and Retreats. Our vision is about making disciples of Jesus Christ who will go out and expand God’s kingdom around the world. This is the idea of spiritual multiplication. When one life…

2020 05 11 Boy From Zoom Class Earns Free Camp Ksanger

Earning Free Camp on Zoom

By Kim Sanger, Assistant Director of Bible Adventure When this school year started, and our Bible Adventure and CIA programs started to meet, goals were set for earning awards and free weeks of camp.  Josh, a fifth grader, knew this year was his last chance to earn free camp through Bible Adventure. When he got…

Sstudents Intern Online Teaching At Summer Camp 2020

Sure, I Can Give That a Try

By Nate Marshall, Director of the 4.12 Leadership Training Program “Sure, I can give that a try.” Those are some of my favorite words to hear from a 4.12 student. I recently asked, Jacob, a third year 4.12 Leadership Training Program student to do some live teaching for “Brief Answers to Big Questions”, a daily,…