Month: July 2015

  • Expect the Unexpected

    I tried a new trick at Highland Lakes Camp near Austin, TX this week. I did an illustration where I tried to explain how we are weak by ourselves but when Christ is in us, we are strong (because it is no longer us, but Christ who lives in us – Galatians 2:20). I finished…

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  • Library Shows This Week in Richmond, VA

      Here’s the schedule for my library shows this week in the Richmond, VA area (they’re actually in some of the surrounding counties around Richmond). These are all part of the Pamunkey Regional Library System. Click on the picture on the right for the library system’s website. Monday – Mechanicsville Branch (11am) and Atlee Branch…

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  • 5 Fun and Easy Summer Camp Games

    Millions of kids across the country are participating in some sort of summer camp experience this summer. Camp is such a meaningful time for kids because of the memories they make, the friends they meet, and the fun they have. Since I travel to many camps each summer, I get to see a lot of…

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  • Behind the Back Whip Catch with the Chinese Yo Yo

    The kids and the shepards enjoyed having Jesse as our camp pastor again this year!! Posted by Sara Hangtagool on Friday, June 12, 2015

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