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We Will Gather Again

It is a time of silence. The chapel is empty. I walked into a lone piano and worshiped with God. I played and praised to an audience of one. As I worshiped the One it was if He himself reminded me…

We will Gather Again…

My heart soared with hope. Not because of any physical evidence. There are still no people and the end of this Pandemic does not seem to be in site. There is a promise from the one who is faithful…

We will Gather Again…

I have come to this room since I was young. Many a heart cry and joyful praise has been played on these very keys looking out over Port Susan Bay of Puget Sound and I hear the melody in the distance…

We will Gather Again…

From this room I have seen the eagles soar and thousands of geese flying in formation as a noisy, but united team. The sun sets out these windows and the horses walk in the plains below the bluff. All of creation sings….

We will Gather Again…

In this very room a group of Jr. High students taught me to treasure the reading of scripture in worship. God drew near at the speaking of His word and I have led differently ever since that day because I know…

We will Gather Again…

I leave this empty room a happy camper because yet again, God met me here.

We will Gather Again Soon!

-Ed McDowell, Executive Director
Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center

Who is Carrying You?

Photo by Shwa Hall on Unsplash Praise the Lord; praise God our savior! For each day he carries us in his arms. Psalms 68:19 NLT https://bible.com/bible/116/psa.68.19.NLT  When I was kid, there was a popular song titled He ain’t Heavy, He’s my Brother. My sister Susie and I used to sing it for fun and because it spoke to the value of walking through life with each other caring and sharing the challenges that come along our way. If you want ...

Covid19 – 5 Crisis Communication Tips for Nonprofits

Photo by Tai's Captures on Unsplash The past few months have been filled with global change. In a world of quick transient news, narratives spread fast. Users are more involved with news and media content than ever before, often changing a narrative before it’s even published. Nonprofits are especially vulnerable, because their funding often depends on the altruism of their donor base. In order to preserve and protect nonprofits, crisis communication must be considered in brand development. Here are 5 tips to developing effective lines of communication during crisis.  Understand the ...

The Lord’s Heart of Redemption

Photo by Trym Nilsen on Unsplash Over the past week I have been reminded on how broken our world is and how deeply God wants to see the entirety of His creation restored to him. So lets break this into three sections: Brokenness, Restoration and Us. Brokenness We live in a deeply broken world! COVID-19, as terrible as it is, is only a part of that story. To give you an idea: on average 1.2 million children are sold into ...