A photograph is different than a video, though both tell a story. It is fun to capture an image that becomes frozen in time. After a season, I enjoy thinking back in my mind at some of the highlights that stand out to me. Much like a photograph, our mental images tell a story. I […]

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Meadow Ranch: Summer 2016 Recap

October 3, 2016


1 Kings 18:37 says, “Answer me, O Lord, answer me, that this people may know that you, O Lord, are God, and that you have turned their hearts back.” When the Program team sat down last September to plan the summer theme for 2016, this was chosen as our main verse. We had the honor […]

Ponderosa: Summer 2016 Recap

October 3, 2016

Ponderosa - Summer 2016 - FT

Oftentimes at Hume we are on the search for stories of how camper’s lives have changed. Even when I find myself writing up an article for Hume News, I am trying to find and think through the coolest stories I have heard this summer. However, the story that has stuck with me was from one […]

Wildwood: Summer 2016 Recap

October 3, 2016

Wildwood - Summer 2016 - FT

Distant from the noise of recreation, the picturesque lake, and the lights of the Opener, hides the best-kept secret of Hume Lake Christian Camps. That secret is Wildwood, a discipleship camp focused on training high school students to be disciples that go home and make disciples. This summer we introduced the spiritual disciplines through our […]

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    Hume San Diego: Summer 2016 Recap

    Throughout each week this summer, we challenged students to proclaim God’s truth in an ungodly culture. On one Monday night, after our speaker shared the gospel, there was a student who was so moved and convicted by the Lord’s Spirit, that he knew he needed to fully surrender his life to the Lord. He confessed […]

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    Hume New England: Summer 2016 Recap

    As a child, when I should have been taking a nap, I would steal a book from my bookshelf and read instead. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, was one of my favorite books growing up. One of the last lines of the book […]

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    Kauai: Summer 2016 Recap

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    Oahu: Summer 2016 Recap

    I am so excited for all that God has been doing and is continuing to do in Hawaii and I am excited for the impact that Hume Lake Christian Camps gets to have there! We have been running camp during spring break on Oahu for many years. This year marks the very first time we […]

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    Alarming Trends in Inheritances

    Stewarding Our Resources & Families Well Having had the opportunity over the past twenty years to visit and work with thousands of families, I have discovered some alarming trends. There has been a tremendous change in the form of inheritances since the 1950’s. For thousands of years, an inheritance represented a means to make a […]

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    Transforming the Life Effectiveness of God’s People

    Joshua Wilderness Institute As our 2016-2017 Joshua Wilderness Institute (JWI) class started up this past month, it did so with our third director of the program. Bob Plouffe, who has been with Hume Lake Christian Camps since 2003 in several different positions but most recently as the Senior Director of Human Resources, took the reins […]

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    Join Hume on a Reformation Tour of Europe

    Germany, Prague and Switzerland in Fall 2017 Five hundred years ago, in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his famous Ninety-five Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany, forever changing the trajectory of church history, our faith and our understanding of grace alone through faith alone. Join friends of Hume on this special Reformation anniversary […]

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    One Year Later

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    The Ministry of Hume in Hawaii

    In April my family and I had the privilege of going on vacation with some of our extended family to Maui, Hawaii. We stayed in a VRBO house. To get there, one needed to turn left off the Hana Highway, just past the coconut stand, and go two miles down a dirt road. The house […]

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    Proclaiming Truth in an Ungodly Culture We live in a world that is not exactly the way God intended it to be. Sin has corrupted it and some have chosen to forget God all together. In the midst of this complicated world we are called to proclaim God’s truth in the midst of an ungodly […]

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