Glorious Encampment

Last week I had the privilege of spending a week with over 1,000 awesome young women, ages 12-18, and some truly remarkable adult leaders who made a girls-camp-on-steroids possible, called Glorious Encampment. We took over Fire Mountain Scout Camp for the week and the girls enjoyed classes, activities, crafts, speakers, games, and so much more. … Continue reading Glorious Encampment

Jeremiah 20 and the Raging Fire

I've been doing a lot of research on Jeremiah lately and was struck again by the message of chapter 20. Pashur, the "chief governor" (perhaps police chief) in the temple "smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks" (vv. 1-2). The smiting could have been quite severe, such as that in Deuteronomy 25:2-3, … Continue reading Jeremiah 20 and the Raging Fire