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Hay Wagon

December 13, 2017 0 Comments

  Back in September, we purchased a hay wagon to use for our fall events to give hayrides. When we first got it, the sides were super tall and it wouldn’t fit into our barn so we had to cut the top half off. We didn’t know how people would like the hay rides but […]

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Snow Camp Promo Video

December 12, 2017 0 Comments

Snow Camp is almost here! We are counting down the days until we welcome our first groups of teenagers who are coming to the ranch to have a weekend of fun and fellowship in the snow. We don’t have much snow yet but we are anticipating a lot this winter! We have awesome speakers who […]

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Your Influence Could Be the Spiritual Life or Death of a Teenager

December 6, 2017 0 Comments
Your Influence Could Be the Spiritual Life or Death of a Teenager

Your Influence Could Be the Spiritual Life or Death of a Teen Have you ever felt God was calling you to help a young person in need? Have you ever felt God would use you to help teens experience God’s love and forgiveness? Your response to this letter can be the spiritual life or death […]

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Camp is Here! Let’s Get Your Camper Ready For a Great Experience

May 15, 2017 0 Comments
Camp is Here! Let’s Get Your Camper Ready For a Great Experience

    Engage your camper in picking the camp he or she is interested in attending. Search out several you think would be great and display the brochures or websites for them to pursue.    Of course, the amount of their involvement in choosing would be according to their age capability. Be enthusiastic. Talk about camp.  […]

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Horses Can Teach Us Emotional Strength and Courage!

March 29, 2017 0 Comments
Horses Can Teach Us Emotional Strength and Courage!

We learned in my last blog, The Way of the Horse about equine behavior. Now, let’s get into some of the things horses can teach us. Emotional strength and courage are essential components to having a nice trail ride. Having these strengths in your character will make you successful in all you do! Keeping in […]

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11 Steps to Safety on Your Youth Group Mission Trip

March 24, 2017 0 Comments
11 Steps to Safety on Your Youth Group Mission Trip

It is such an exciting time when planning and leading a youth group mission trip. You’ve done all the fund-raising, preparation classes, shopping and have packed everything needed and organized everything with the mission where you’ll be ministering. One of the most important items is often forgotten: Mission Safety. Whether you’re leading your mission team […]

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The Way of The Horse ~

March 17, 2017 0 Comments
The Way of The Horse ~

“Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called faithful and true…”                   Revelation 19: 11   The way I see it, if Jesus returns on a horse, with His army on horseback, then the horse is pretty important to God. At Teen Quest, I have seen the […]

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From Kids Camp to India

December 23, 2016 0 Comments
From Kids Camp to India

From Kids Camp to India                                                     — By Adele Kwiecinski   My name is Adele and I’m 34 years old. Teen Quest made an impact on me multiple times in […]

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9 Steps Closer to the Best Retreat Ever ~

December 7, 2016 0 Comments
9 Steps Closer to the Best Retreat Ever ~

So. . . you want to give your students the best retreat that has ever been held. There are about 20 in your group and it’s time to go away, leave the norm and spend quality time together. But how in the world would one go about planning a retreat for a youth group? Here […]

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5 Tips to Advertise An Upcoming Youth Event

December 3, 2015 0 Comments

Let’s Make Youth Events the Best Ever! I hear a lot of youth leaders chatter that they can’t get their “kids” to do anything. They can’t get the numbers for a retreat or all-nighter.   Youth leading is just that – LEADING! Being in charge of a youth group means YOU are the one to make […]

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