Category: The Family

I’m a Parent, Now What?

January 3, 2017

The questions parents can have are myriad. They include: What is my responsibility as a parent regarding my child’s spiritual development? What does God expect of me? How do I teach my child about God? Are there recommended materials? Why doesn’t my child listen to me when I ask him to do something? How should […]
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Protect or Prepare: Christian Parenting in a Modern World

May 20, 2015

God disciplines us for our good, that we may share His holiness. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. In parenting our children, we should prepare them to walk in the steps of Jesus who had to suffer before entering into His glory.
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Advent Week Five: Christ

December 24, 2014

“Glory to God in the Highest and on earth peace, good will toward all people,” sang the angels. — Luke 2:14 I am currently in Vancouver celebrating Christmas with my wife’s side of the family – every other year we travel to Canada for Christmas. I won’t deny it: CBC’s Lessons and Carols is a […]
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Fourth Week of Advent: Love

December 16, 2014

My soul magnifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. For he has regarded the lowliness of His servant…And His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts; He has brought […]
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Third Week of Advent: Joy

December 9, 2014

Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord to whom, with You and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, world without end. Amen. Ah…to […]
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Second Week of Advent: Preparation

December 2, 2014

I hope your first week of Advent went well! I’m sure you’ve noticed CBC’s Advent wreath at the front of the chancel. So why the candles and evergreen? The Advent wreath is usually a horizontal evergreen wreath with four candles and often, a fifth, white candle in the center. Beginning with the First Sunday of Advent, the […]
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LOGOS Kids Club

LOGOS Kids Club Christmas Project 2014

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor; so that you by his poverty might become rich. — II Corinthians 8:9 Every year in LOGOS Kids Club, we love to take on a project at Christmas time. As a practical way […]
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First Week of Advent: Hope

November 23, 2014

Happy New Year! Advent is the first season of the Christian liturgical year encompassing the four weeks leading up to Christmas. (2014: Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 14, Dec 21). During Advent, we actually celebrate the beginning of the year for Christians! The word “Advent.” The term “Advent” stems from the latin word adventus, meaning […]
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A.C. Caswell, Pastor of Youth and International Missions

With Hearts Set On Christ

September 26, 2014

In his ministry Jesus is confronted by a rich young ruler who earnestly desires to inherit eternal life (Mark 10). He pleads with Jesus to tell him what he must do. Jesus answers him with a list that echoes the ten commandments and immediately the ruler declares, “All these I have kept from my youth!” […]
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Every Child Made New in Christ

August 15, 2014

For most families with children, the new school year has already begun. Children, equipped with a plethora of school supplies, have made their way to meet new teachers and students (unless, of course, they are schooled at home) commencing another year of studies. At Camelback we are gearing up for the new year as well. […]
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A.C. Caswell, Pastor of Youth and International Missions

Youth Ministry Focus for 2014-15

On June 1st, my then soon-to-be wife Lauren and I had the honor to be welcomed into the Camelback family as I began my new position as the Director of Youth Ministry. I have been overwhelmed with joy as God’s Spirit began revealing so many opportunities for the youth at Camelback. This summer has been […]
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