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Will Our Grandchildren Have Faith?

Faith is a beautiful, life-affirming gift. It is by faith that we say Yes to each day that God gives us. By faith we reach out to others, hoping to find a friend. By faith we risk a life of commitment, generosity, and forgiveness.   And by faith we open our lives to God, who, […]

The Power of Friendships to Shape our Lives

The core of any camp experience is friendship. When all goes well at camp, we find friends who will travel with us throughout our lives. I’ve been around long enough to see this happen, and been given friends who have profoundly shaped my life.  When Jennifer and I got married, a lot of Rockmont friends […]

Cabin Devotion Readings for Classic 4

There are so many voices speaking into our lives. We are a culture that’s oversaturated by messaging, coming at us from a variety of people and organizations while taking a myriad of forms. And so we consider it a great privilege that you would allow us to partner in your son’s development – to be […]

Good Work

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison I offer today’s thoughts as a shout out for our staff.  One of the joys and challenges each year is finding, training, and supporting outstanding staff each summer.  The good news is that there’s no shortage […]

The Light Shining in Our Hearts

As I was making my way around camp this evening, I was struck by how many lightning bugs I saw lighting the way. It was one of the slower parts of the day as tribal activities across camp gave way to showers, snacks, and the evening devotion in the cabin areas. I was especially drawn […]

Cross Country at Camp Rockmont

This summer Rockmont will be offering specialized Cross Country training for older campers. Led by Thomas Cason, an experienced college cross country coach and longtime Rockmont veteran, campers will receive up to eight coached morning runs and five specialized fitness sessions. Attention will be given to improving form, core strength, posture, flexibility, strength-training, and nutrition. […]

All at Once

A story of thanks for God's outpouring of gifts. I married my wife, Sadie, on Saturday November 4, 2017, at Camp Rockmont where we met. It was wonderful having many Rockmont staff, and even some campers, in attendance. Much the way that we met and fell in love was reflected in our marriage ceremony, surrounded […]

Grace Goes First

Gaining insight on blessings and affirmations from older cultures. When does a boy become a man?

Happy Thanksgiving from Rockmont!

And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work. As it is written, “God scatters abroad, and gives to the poor; God’s righteousness endures.” II Cor. 9:8-9   Many Rockmont celebrations have begun with these simple […]