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    It Would be Great to Have an Awakening

    A DNA of Big Faith He spent the last day of his life standing on top of a barrel. George Whitefield was an evangelist with a red hot passion for the lost. He was born in Gloucester, England in 1714 and became a key figure of the Great Awakening. During his lifetime, he made the […]

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    Encountering God

    Learn. Remember. Live. Some of my most memorable experiences as a youth were the times I spent at Hume Lake. I looked forward to playing broom hockey in order to defend our championship title, playing kajabe can-can, getting a milkshake at the Snack Shop, maybe meeting a pretty girl (now that I had that champion […]

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    A New Generation Comes to Hume

    Smokey Point Community Church Thirty eight years ago, Byron Waggoner came to Hume Lake as a student. For the next sixteen years, Byron returned and experienced God working in his own life. For almost two decades now, he has been the youth pastor at Smokey Point Community Church in Arlington, Washington, an hour north of […]

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    Join Us in New England

    October 2-11, 2015 Few places are more spectacular than Canada and New England in October, where peak leaf season unveils the beauty of God’s creation. We’ll visit quaint lighthouses. We’ll laugh, worship, and learn from Scripture. Personally, I can’t wait to find a lobster shack in Maine. There’s something about the charming ports, scenery and […]

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    Hume New England: The First Winter Camps

    A speaker, band, theme videos, tube run, ice rink, brooms, helmets, pucks, cardboard, duct tape, snow (and lots of it), fire pits and chocolate are all necessary elements needed to run a Hume-style winter camp. The only thing missing is the campers. Thankfully, they came in the form of over 250 middle and high schoolers […]

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    Winter Camp 2015

    The Gospel Continues to Transform Lives If there is one thing I have learned as a camp director at Hume Lake and continue to be amazed by, it’s that the gospel transforms lives. Week after week we met as a winter camp staff and pleaded with the Lord to move in the hearts of students […]

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    Behind the Scenes: Creating Costumes

    Pirates are Coming to Hume “What’s the theme? What’s the theme?” That’s one of the most common questions we get here at Hume Lake; and for good reason! There are nine months of preparation that go into that first day of summer camp, when our new theme is debuted for those very excited campers. We’ve […]

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    How to Increase Your Income While Reducing Your Taxes

    Consider a Charitable Remainder Trust As we get older, an important goal is to stabilize our income while reducing our income taxes. A well-established method that allows us to accomplish this goal, while also benefitting Hume Lake, is a Charitable Remainder Trust or “CRT.” A CRT is an arrangement in which property, investments or cash […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Cliff & April Carey

    If you were around Hume anytime between 1994 and 2012, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered Cliff and April Carey. The summer of 1994 brought Cliff to Hume to work in Fox’s Den, now known simply as Day Camp. The next 18 years Cliff spent time working in church relations, Ponderosa, International Ministries, as Youth […]

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    A Simple Phone Greeting

    Thankful for God’s work in 2014 and looking forward to 2015 By Dathan Brown, Executive Director Our Work isn’t Done Recently I heard a story of a man who would answer the phone by saying, “One day closer to Heaven.” Ken Poure, Hume Lake Christian Camps’ second Executive Director, was a man who had a […]

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