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A Memorable Man: Uncle Buddy

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A word from Curt This week I’m Camp Missionary at Dry Creek Baptist Camp.  The following story on Buddy Woods and Kenneth Trent reminds me of how important imparting a love of missions is. Enjoy. Uncle Buddy I’ve always loved missionaries. Those who serve God ...

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Holding the Rope

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A word from Curt Prayer What a fine word. Everyone needs it. Everyone can do it. As you hold the rope for us in prayer, please add these needs.  Please share them with your family, church, and friends. New prayer addition:  our friend, co-worker, and ...

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A picture is worth . . .

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At the E.R.

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We’re featuring Summer Camp stories from our first book, Stories from the Creekbank. Today’s chapter is a sober story from an unforgettable summer filled with joy and tragedy. At the E.R. Tuesday, July 20 The local emergency room is a place every camp manager dreads ...

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Homesick!

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We’re continuing our summer camp features.  Seth and Terry, two of the campers in this story, are now grown men. Seth is getting ready to hike and bike across Europe. Terry is moving to Boston. I surmise they’ll handle their homesickness. Seth’s Big Camp Day ...

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Red Touch Yellow

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A Word from Curt Two words:  Summer Camp I’ve been at Summer Church Camp for the past two weeks.  There’s nothing like a week with preteeners to be reminded of the joys of life, camp, and much more. Next week (June 27)  I return to ...

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Photos from an African Heart

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Sheep need Shepherds

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Like Sheep without Shepherd. I understand the term “mass of humanity.” An entire country on the move. Moving away from war and toward the hope of safety. A mass of humanity. I recall cinematic images. Gone with the Wind and the wounded after the Battle ...

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Sad Eyes

Uno: the card game that needs no language. An instant friendmaker.

A word from Curt Uno. I’m camp missionary at Living Waters Kid’s Camp this week.  Africa and missions are on my mind.  That’s where this story comes from.   It’s a card game called Uno. You know it as a card game. I call it ...

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Holding the Rope

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A word from Curt Prayer. We all need it. Prayer.  It’s not the only thing we can do, but it is the most important. Here are several prayer needs: Our son Terry and his precious wife, Sara, lost a baby.  Sara had emergency surgery after ...

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Curt@60: It’s Hurricane Season and my birthday.

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Read our latest story letter: Excerpts A Word from Curt: Gratitude One of my 6+ Words* for 2016 is Gratitude.  What a wonderful word. My deepest desire is living the gratitude-filled life.  It’s hard to be cynical, bitter, or complacent when we view everything (and ...

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Amazing: A WWII story you’ll have to share

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A word from Curt: Amazing!  What a good word. During this current season of my life, my writing (and life) is focused on three things: Staying Curious. Being Amazed. Telling Stories that Resonate. This story, told by my friend and mentor, Ron Perry, is my ...

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