Ligonier Camp & Conference Center

Family CAMP 2017

Tim Habecker, July 27-30

There is no "perfect family." But there is perfect union within the Trinity between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

There is no "perfect family." But there is perfect union within the Trinity between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

What was God doing before he created the world? Loving and choosing...

What was God doing before he created the world? Loving and choosing...

Dusty and the electrical outlet...electricity is very good; we love all it can do for us. But if we mishandle it, electricity can do much harm.

Dusty and the electrical outlet...electricity is very good; we love all it can do for us. But if we mishandle it, electricity can do much harm.

Can I worship a God who would punish one sin so severely? Could you worship a God who would not do what he says he will do? God always does what he says. He is just and faithful.

Can I worship a God who would punish one sin so severely? Could you worship a God who would not do what he says he will do? God always does what he says. He is just and faithful.

It only takes a few seconds for the "perfect" family to turn into a dysfunctional family!

It only takes a few seconds for the "perfect" family to turn into a dysfunctional family!

Simple definition of a disciple

Simple definition of a disciple

How do we teach kids to read? Are we intentional about it, or do we just "hope" it happens?

How do we teach kids to read? Are we intentional about it, or do we just "hope" it happens?

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20 years from now you won't care that her room looked like this. Behavior modification is not the goal...

20 years from now you won't care that her room looked like this. Behavior modification is not the goal...

...it's the fruit that we are after!!!

...it's the fruit that we are after!!!

Self-evaluate first! Then think of your children...

Self-evaluate first! Then think of your children...

You can't squeeze fruit out of the trees. It comes from being rooted in the right things. Then the life within them simply produces fruit. 

You can't squeeze fruit out of the trees. It comes from being rooted in the right things. Then the life within them simply produces fruit. 

When frustrated, discouraged, angry, worn out...refer to the covenant of redemption and the covenant of grace. God has entrusted our children to us...and then he provides us the grace to love them as he loves us. No one is keeping score; neither should you. Ask for forgiveness (maybe your children's forgiveness!) and start over. It's fine.  

When frustrated, discouraged, angry, worn out...refer to the covenant of redemption and the covenant of grace. God has entrusted our children to us...and then he provides us the grace to love them as he loves us. No one is keeping score; neither should you. Ask for forgiveness (maybe your children's forgiveness!) and start over. It's fine.