Victory Circle Blog

Victory Circle Blog

Back for more … Andrew Anderson

  Program Staff Training… This is my second year on program staff serving as the guys High School Staff leader, so I had a general idea of what to expect driving in to camp this past Tuesday morning. I knew...

The FIRST … 2013

SUMMER!!!  This morning is our FIRST morning of staff training!  A few staff arrived last week for program staff training and we spent the week planning, preparing and praying for the rest of the staff that will arrive today.  We...

Morning Fog – by Tyler Wells

This summer was my first year working on staff at Camp Gilead.  Words cannot describe how much of a blessing the last eight weeks have been.   I am so thankful for the opportunity to work with such a great team,...

Encouraging – by Kayla Emme

Sometimes at night before bed I will ask my girls to sum up the entire day in one word.  Well, the word I’d use to sum up all of last week would be “encouraging.”  So many things have been said and done...

Mountains, Valleys & Glue by Sara Gardner

“Ask and it will be given to you, and you will find, knock and the door will be opened.” – Matthew 7:7-8 Camp is a place of dependence.  It is here that we must rely most heavily on each other.  It...

God is MOVING! – by Jessica Cooper

God is moving!  He is here at camp and changing lives!  Campers are turning to Him and giving up their lives for His sake.  Struggling individuals are trusting HIM and letting go of entrapments.  Those who have walked away or...

TRUST – by Joey Parkinson

You are Going to Be a Great Counselor … JUST TRUST THE LORD! At the beginning of last week and at the beginning of this week I felt like I was failing as a camp counselor. I felt that I...

Child Like Faith – Katie Powell

I was sitting in chapel this last Wednesday night in between songs when I overheard this conversation between two junior campers. We had just finished singing the song “Nails.” #1:  What does it mean when it says, ‘the nails in...

God’s Messages to Us – Courtney Edwards

Hello! My name is Courtney Edwards, and I am the counselor of Cabin 10 this summer at Camp Gilead. I love seeing how God sends us messages sometimes. He does it in such apparent and ironic ways that it almost...

Curve Balls – Anna Heins

As a 2nd year counselor, I have a bit more experience with cabins, but that doesn’t mean I have everything down.  There will always be “curve balls” that the Lord throws at us to stretch us.  This week has certainly...