Micro...what?

Posted by Nick Ressler, Executive Director on

Microcosm. It's a word that you use when you see a smaller version of something larger...or when you see a larger pattern repeated in a smaller thing. Trust me, it's a cool word. For instance, if I were to poll a random but small percentage of the population for their opinion about (insert...

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In The Beginning

Posted by Nick Ressler, Executive Director on

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Gen 1:1) The 30 verses that follow this one show that God had a planned and systematic way to put things in order. Each thing he creates depends on the the thing created before it. He speaks light and land and fish and birds into...

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Jesus Walks

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Posted by Nick Ressler, Executive Director on

I stood in front of a rack of 4x4s. Some 8 feet long and some 12. Picking out wood is something special for any carpenter. I remember, growing up, watching my father as he turned wood over and over in his hand looking for bends, knots and curves. There is always "the right" piece of wood for...

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Tags: carpenter, creating, cross, home depot, jesus, kenbrook, sacrifice, the center, jesus walk

How To Preserve a Legend

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Posted by Nick Ressler, Executive Director on

It all really started as an idea. A BIC camp in the woods of Lebanon County where boys and girls of all ages could come and know God. Late in the 1940s men and women from a Sunday School class at Fairland BIC Church toiled away at cutting tree's, milling wood and clearing space for Kenbrook...

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