Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”

— Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)

Cross Challenge

Cross #1
Girls: Light Pink | Guys: Blue

This should be given for memorizing the group verse. If one of the other 5 verses is the same as your group verse, substitute this verse for memorization:

For God so loved the world that He gave His only and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will never perish, but have eternal life.

— John 3:16


Cross #2 
Purple

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and purify us from all our wrongdoing.

— 1 John 1:9


Cross #3
Yellow

Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’

— John 14:6


Cross #4
Orange

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise.

— Ephesians 6:1-2


Cross #5
Red

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

— Galatians 5:22-23


Cross #6
Green

‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’

— Matthew 22:37-39

Jarhead

This year marks Jarhead’s 7th summer working at Camp Thurman and 11th summer experiencing it overall (since he was a camper for 4 summers). He enjoys climbing the ropes activities, playing capture the flag, and sharing the Word of God with his campers. Outside of camp, he will be attending UTA to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration and later plans to earn an MBA with a focus in operations management. Blessed by CT’s mission, Jarhead loves being able to give back and invest in a memorable experience for all of his campers.