Camp Changed My Life: Janice and Matthew’s Stories

The moment we pulled into The Lodge, my heart just melted. From the young kids holding welcome signs to the warm and friendly check in at the lobby, I was overwhelmed by all the kindness and love we felt. It only got better from there! The week was amazing. We were so blessed by the speaker, the activities, the families …

Meet the Alumnus – Caleb Fetterhoff

What is your name, where are you from, and can you tell us about your family?  My name is Caleb Fetterhoff.  I am from Dauphin, Pennsylvania, though I now live in the Kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa.  I am single, but I’ve made my family a group of semi-nomadic shepherds in the Maloti Mountains. Tell us a little bit …

The Experience: January

A Word of Encouragement from Mike Paul Harvey was one of America’s favorite radio and TV commentators. He was best known for his segments called “The Rest of The Story”. Here is one called “The Bully and the Boy”. Bavaria, 1934– it was the wrong place and the wrong time to be a Jew. Heinz was born in 1923 to …

Meet the Alumnus: Ken Hayden

What is your name, where are you from, and can you tell us about your family?  My name is Kendall Hayden, but most people know me as Ken. I am from Skowhegan, Maine and lived in Maine with my wife and kids until the fall of 2011 when we moved to western New York. My wife is also an alumnus …

12 Students Before Christmas- Part Four

On this beautiful Christmas Eve, we reflect upon the thousands of students and campers who have experienced life change at Word of Life. While God is the one who works in each of their lives, we feel so grateful and blessed to be a part of what He is doing– and we would like to invite you to join us. …

All Things to All People: Discernment in Christian Culture

This past July, Mississippi gubernatorial candidate Robert Foster received criticism for refusing a female Mississippi Today reporter, Larrison Campbell, the opportunity to shadow him for a day on his campaign trail. Foster refused because he honors the Billy Graham rule; in his words, he seeks to “avoid any decision that may evoke suspicion or compromise of our marriage” (Washington Post). …

12 Students Before Christmas- Part Three

We’re continuing with our Life Change Scholarship Incentive! Countless lives- including yours- have been changed at Word of Life Camps and Bible Institute. 100% of donations to these funds is used to bring needy young people to camp. Join us in reaching young people with the gospel of Jesus Christ– because the gospel still works.   Life Change Camper Fund …