Summer Camp

Blogging for Jesus Project Mission! Prayers for our work in Holly Grove, please!

love thy neighborHOOD

“He will never let me stumble, slip or fall. For He is always watching, never sleeping” Psalm 121:3-4

From 1-4 p.m. we advance the kingdom by playing basketball, jump roping, worshipping, memorizing the Word, splitting into groups, asking questions and seeking answers.

God shows us the hearts of these kids; we show them the heart of God by the power of His Spirit.

With the last paint brush cleaned and the final lollipop  licked, we send them home with a bag lunch and milk.

That’s the hardest part for me.

For four hours, I rest in knowledge. Knowledge that they’re getting fed. They’re hearing truth. They’re paid attention to. They’re safe.

At 4 o’clock, as their hands clench the brown paper bags, my mind grasps for Truth.

Like a childhood blankie, I grip Psalm 121 tightly, resting in the security it offers me.

For 21 hours,  I’m away from them.  I don’t know…

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