2015 Summer Camp Information Available!

It’s About Jesus The world we live in is a fast paced place filled with lots of distractions and competition for our time. At Living Water Ministries, we believe that taking intentional time out to explore and deepen faith is essential to living a well-rounded life. Through the programs we offer we aim to deliver experiences that teach your child about Jesus Christ through the loving, supportive communities we form. It’s through these communities that we see Christ revealed in our fellow campers and within ourselves! Our programs are rooted in an authentic experience that creates safe space to explore Continue Reading →

Thy Kingdom Come

Disclaimer: I am a white dude drenched in privilege. While I seek to offer some thoughts on the issues of racism, my words and perspectives are no doubt tainted by my whiteness. I am NO authority on this issue. Just a person with a stirred spirit. I am complicit in a system that has been built in favor of one race over others. This certainly inspires a feeling of guilt or shame, but more importantly it ignites a fire of responsibility within my spirit. A responsibility not only to make a statement, but to continue to commit action against the Continue Reading →

A Time for Mission and Mourning

Bringing together all of God’s children to experience Christian community, grow in faith, develop leadership skills, and serve others. -Living Water Ministries Mission Statement Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I write this letter with a spirit on fire for the mission we share, and also with a heavy heart as I assemble these words for your review. Many of you have been aware of the challenges facing Living Water Ministries (LWM), as we have been wrestling with a trend of declining camper registrations for over a decade. Since 2005, summer camp enrollment has declined by 40%. We are not Continue Reading →

Scarcity Can Breed Fear, or Boldness

I’m inspired by the Parable of the Great Feast found in the Gospel of Luke. For those not familiar, there is a man who prepares his home for a feast. All the arrangements have been made for the expected guests. When it came time for the feast to take place, the invited guests did not show up. The host tells his servant to go out into the streets and invite everybody they could find (especially those looked down upon). They did, and a great feast was had by all. I love this story because as Executive Director of Living Water Continue Reading →