And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 36:26 ESV

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

Paradiddle

Paradiddle is starting his second year as a counselor, and third year on staff at Camp Thurman after attending the camp as a camper for several years. Paradiddle just finished his freshman year at Baylor University, and is excited to have another year at camp to experience all God has planned for both the staff and campers that come. He cannot wait to see what opportunities God has in store for him, and is currently being lead by God to find new ways to branch out in His service. He is glad to have another opportunity to share God’s love through his actions and words this summer, and is excited have a chance to see where God will lead him and what God will teach him during camp this year!