For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

— Romans 8:18 (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 

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

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

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

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

‘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


This is Ripple’s first year as a counselor, but her fourth year working at Camp Thurman. She recently graduated from Pantego Christian Academy and will be attending A&M University in the fall. She loves Camp Thurman and everything about it. She loves the community at Camp Thurman that you can find no where else. Ripple loves being able to work with kids and show them the love and light of God. She feels lead by God to share her faith with everyone she comes in contact with, whether by speech or example. She also hopes to make her campers thoroughly enjoy their time at camp and also learn to have a stronger relationship with God. She is very grateful to have the opportunity to spend her summer with these campers and hopes they love camp as much as she does.