Living a Pure Life
Keith Chancey, Kanakuk K-Seven Director shares about what the Bible means when it commands followers of Jesus to live a pure life. When our minds dwell on the things of God, we are able to daily walk in purity, which means we are walking in the will of God.
Adam Donyes, Assistant Director of K-2, Kanakuk’s 2-week Kamp for High School students, shares about the healthy placement of social media in our lives vs. an unhealthy placement. He begs the question, “Do we let social media ruin our intimacy with God? Or do we use it to redeem culture?”
Trish Helsel, Women’s Executive Director at Kanakuk Kamps, tackles the topic of dating as it relates to followers of Christ. Trish shares the importance of dating someone who’s foundation is on the Lord and setting healthy, God honoring boundaries.
I'm Third Story
Dr. Joe White, President of Kanakuk, shares the great importance of the two words that can change the word; “I’m Third.” He explains how Jesus modeled this lifestyle first and perfectly, and then goes on to share another powerful story of the “I’m Third” way of life.
Shay Robbins, Director of K-1, Kanakuk’s 2-week Kamp for 6-11 year olds, shares about the ways Jesus modeled prayer for us in the Bible. Shay explains that prayer that pleases God is composed of adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and supplication- or “ACTS.”
Chad Hampsch, Assistant Director of K-Seven, Kanakuk’s 1-week Kamp for Jr. High and High School students, shares about the importance of celebrating church in the life of a believer. Chad teaches that it is not just one day of the week that we are to be focused on worshiping God, but we are to live out our faith every day of every week.
I'm Third in a Selfish Culture
Ward Weibe, Director of K-West, Kanakuk’s 2-week Kamp for Jr. High students, teaches the countercultural concept of living an “I’m Third” life in a selfish world. He reminds us that Jesus says to “love the Lord your God with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength and to love your neighbor as yourself.” Our beliefs about God come first, and our behaviors will follow after those beliefs.
Keith Chancey, Director of K-Seven, Kanakuk’s 1-week Kamp for 13-18 year olds, shares the biblical topic of humility. He shares about the pure joy that is found when we get to receive God’s grace that we do not deserve. Authentic humility is a position of the heart that understands our great need for our savior.
Sharing the Gospel
Abby Shover, Assistant Women’s Director at K-2, Kanakuk’s 2-week and 4-week Kamp for High School students, teaches the importance of explaining the gospel using words and actions. Abby walks us through the “Roman’s Road” illustration that concisely communicates the gospel in a natural way.
Joy in Suffering
Kevin Smith, Mens Director of Kanakuk Link Year, Shares what it looks like to choose joy in hard seasons. He answers the question, “Is it possible for us to rejoice amidst suffering, tragedy, hardship, and stress? The answer is a resounding, “yes.”
Living I'm Third
Keith Chancey, Director of K-Seven, Kanakuk’s 1-week Kamp for 13-18 year olds, explains what it means to live an “I’m Third” life. He shares that when we begin to put others before ourselves, people begin to want to hear what we have to say. It is through these opportunities to put God first, other’s second, and ourselves third, that we can share the life changing gospel of Jesus with others.
Living in Purity
Don Ford, Director of K-2, Kanakuk’s 2-week and 4-week Kamp for 13-18 year olds, encourages us to live to a godly standard of purity that contrasts the world’s standard of purity.
Is the Bible True?
Chad Hampsch, Assistant Director of K-Seven, Kanakuk’s 1-week Kamp for Jr. High and High School students, challenges us to trust in the authenticity of the scriptures. He teaches us that the Bible never claims to be a book written by man, but instead a book written by God through man.
Keith Chancey, Director of K-Seven, Kanakuk’s 1-week Kamp for Jr. High and High School students, shares the true meaning of friendship. True friends have permission to speak truth into each others’ lives, and they are willing to point each other back to a way of living that brings glory and honor to Christ.
Who are You Today?
Lindsay Rother, Women’s Director at K-West, Kanakuk’s 2-week Kamp for Jr. High students, Charges us with the reality that who we are today is determining who we become tomorrow. She teaches that purity is not just about our actions but also about our thoughts, and motives, and emotions.