Best Week Ever

By Mary Weyand
By Rob Nickell
By Kathy Whitthorne
By Nila Odom
By Sherene Joseph Rajadurai
By Kristi Sheffy
By Sharon Arrington
By Sarah Crawford
By Betsy Paul
By Angel Piña
By Elizabeth Piña
By Justus George
By Lori Kuykendall
By Chris Kuykendall
By Matt Holland
By Courtney Grimes
By Jessie Yearwood
By Jeff Black
By Brian Severski
By Brian Arrington
By Sandhya Curran
By Will Meier
By Clint Calhoun
By Jen Mayes
By Alf Laukoter
By Neil Wiersum
By Jim Henry
By Erick Rodriguez
By Jenn Wright
By Kevin Harwood
By Nandi Roszhart
By Leah Vanhorn
By Janett Miller
By Isaac Harris
By Charlyn Valencia
By Chad Golden
By Jonathan Cortina
By Kuruvilla (K.O.) Oommen
By John Dyer
By Abe Paul
By Lauren Geppert
By Jennifer Durrett
By Penny Jones
By Jill Asibelua
By Jared Barnett
By Paul Martin
By Norm Headlam
By Kristi Herring
By Albán Snider
By Sissy Mathew
By Shannon Pugh
By Al Palamara
By Melanie Mechsner
By Kyla Mikusek
By Michelle Garza
By Armando Galvan
By Jeremiah Betron
By Camille Holland
By Rod Myers
By Crystal Elwell
By Darcy Peterson
By Jason Elwell
By Amy Aupperlee
By Tiffany Stein
By Barry Jones
By Bryan Eck
By Tricia Kinsman
By Jason Stein
By Nat Pugh
By Sarah Kemper
By Dana Myers
By Craig Pierce
By Jim Woodward
By Scott McClellan
By Andy McQuitty
By Pete Hyndman
By Kevin Dial
By Chris Beach
By Tom Rugh
By Nick Vuicich
By Andy Franks
By Lead Team
By Jason Roszhart
By Harvard Medical School
By Justin K. Hughes, MA, LPC
By Sherene Joseph
By Earl Davidson
By Rebecca Perry
By Joe Padilla
By Christian Melendez
By Bruce Riley
By Isaac Harris
By Amy Leadabrand
By Ben Haile
By Shaun Robinson
By Natalie Franks
By Cathy Barnett
By Ryan Sanders
By Casey Pruet, The Grace Alliance
By Sharon Arrington
By Lauren Chapin
By Betsy Paul
By Alberto Negron
By Kelly Jarrell
By Michelle Mayes
By Jenn Wright
By Jill Jackson
By Terri Moore
By Robyn Wise
By Katherine Holloway
By Richard Ray
By Kurtlery Knight
By Bruce Hebel
By Neil Tomba
By Tony Bridwell
By Grayson McGovern
By Luke Donohoo
By Kathy Whitthorne
By Mike Moore
By Wade Raper
By Mike Gwartney
By Jo Saxton
By Dieula Previlon
By Jonathan Cude
By Ken Lawrence
By Jay Hohfeler
By Barb Haesecke
By Lindsay Casillas
By JoAnn Hummel
By Shawn Small
By Alice McQuitty
By Jonathan Murphy
By Peggy Norton
By Brent McKinney
By Irving Bible Church
By Irving Bible Church
By Ashley Tieperman
By Betsy Nichols
By Trey Grant
By Debbie Lucien
By Sue Edwards
By Suzie Robinson
By Paul Smith
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Hi IBC, I'm Madi McGraw I have the privilege to help create content to connect you with all that is happening at IBC. I have been serving on this team for about six months, before that, I worked in advertising or was in college. The best part of my college experience was my college summers. No, not because the assignments and projects stopped— but because I had the opportunity to work at a Summer Camp for three of my four college summers.

Working at camp for eleven weeks is no easy task. It required waking up so early that you might as well decide it is still night time, more patience than I ever thought I had, and a constant heart-check to align and see the life change that camp has in students’ lives. I saw kids come to camp feeling heavy. They would bring the weight of the stresses of school, their parents’ divorce or struggles of a broken family, or even feeling unworthy or inadequate. I had some campers arrive to camp and their lives seemed picture-perfect. Other times, I would have some campers whose hearts were hard, and they were exhausted. The best part of camp is that there is space for both kinds of campers and both kinds of campers will engage with worship, Bible Studies, and fun adventures.

Throughout the week I would watch campers process the Lord’s love for them, identify their need for Jesus, and grow a desire for community built by faith. This summer hundreds of kids and students from IBC will embark on their journey at camp. They will have fun, make new friends, learn about Jesus, and build lasting memories. They will discover more of who God is and who God has designed them to be. After camp, they have the opportunity to build on their faith and continue to grow their relationship with the Lord at home, at school, and here at IBC. Our prayer is that the Lord will use time at camp to transform the lives of the next generation. In so many ways, going to camp is the best week ever. 




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