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Blessing Beyond Disability

Giving goes both ways at Special Friends Camp. As volunteer counselors create space where the disabled are free to live beyond limitation, they find themselves also being ministered to in the process. Here’s a peek at the blessings they experience with campers:
“My camper, Molly, loved to sing. Each day we would go through camp praising the Lord. Molly’s voice was not strong, nor on key, yet she boldly sang for everyone the wonders of Christ’s love.”
 “One of my former campers approached me with the news, ‘I got baptized!’ He reminded me of our conversations about the Bible and how he had been encouraged at camp to trust in God. The Lord really does plant seeds!”
 “It had been a rough week. But on the last night, I overheard a camper whisper from his bunk, ‘I love you guys. This was the greatest week of my life!’ That made it all worthwhile!”

Ministry is the Connection Between Instructor and Student

About a year ago, a wonderful 85-year-old grandmother entered my life. She approached us with the interest of taking riding lessons after many years of being out of the saddle. Inez grew up with horses and even raised a horse from a foal to his last day on earth. Her daughter was involved in a local Pony Club and Inez had ridden until her kids moved on to adulthood. She deeply missed riding and the bond that comes with riding ...

Hearing from God

The past year has been difficult, bringing physical challenges, relationship losses, and employment transitions. My husband and I came to Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center for several reasons. One of the most important was to hear from God. One of the things I appreciate most about Warm Beach, is it provides the perfect environment to listen to God’s voice. I hear His laughter in the sound of children at play and see His joy on the faces of little ...

Trust in Hope

Hope in the context of the Bible is not the same as hope in the context of our current culture. Our culture often uses hope as wishful thinking, "I hope so…." Biblical hope, on the other hand, is an assurance of a promise that will come to pass! Down at the Stables, we have another "Hope" I'd like you to get to know. A large, beautiful, gentle giant of a draft horse named Hope. As an equine partner in our ...