Having spent the last two-and-a-half weeks almost completely living in the hospital where Hannah is being treated, I’ve been immersed in a whole new world. Whether it’s sleeping by Hannah’s bedside in the ICU night after night, or walking the halls and corridors of this incredible place, one thing has become glaringly apparent: Hospitals are …Read more →
Archive for May, 2012
I want to thank all of you who’ve prayed for Hannah, who’ve expressed your love and compassion for her in various creative ways. I cannot begin to tell you how much it has meant to Hannah, Katie and myself.
Over the weekend Hannah has progressed steadily, although she continues to battle bouts of pain in …Read more →
I wanted to share with you the latest on Hannah’s recovery and let you know just how much your prayers have meant to us.
Hannah has had a total of four skin graft surgeries, and she is recovering well. Doctors removed the tube from her throat and she is completely off of the respirator. She’s …Read more →
Thank you all for praying for Hannah – I can’t tell you all how much it means. Hannah went through a 5 ½ hour surgery yesterday. The doctors said she did very well, and they did a lot of skin grafting. The whole process causes extreme pain for her, so since the surgery, she has …Read more →
Extreme Race is hosted by Extreme Camps every spring and is open to anybody looking for a fun adventure race to run. It is a 10k (6.2 miles) through water, mud, obstacles, and wooded hills of Extreme Camps home base. Below is a glimpse of the finish line from the race.
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ExtremeCamps.com is now optimized for smart phones. Scan the QR code to see for yourself.
We could be wrong, but we think we might be the first christian camp to make a mobile version of our website. Let us know if you see any others out there.
Dear friends and prayer warriors,
Hannah is in surgery again today for skin grafts. It is an excruciating process for her, and the pain she feels afterward can not be fully treated with medication. She has another such surgery on Wednesday. I ask that you lift her up in prayer today and for the remainder …Read more →
Saturday was the funeral for Luke Sheets, the young man who piloted the plane on May 11. Even though the details of the crash are still under investigation, I believe his efforts to get the plane on the ground were crucial in ensuring that Hannah survived.
I never had the chance to know Luke in …Read more →
In a few minutes, I will be attending the funeral for Stephen Luth, which is happening this morning in Muscatine, Iowa his hometown. Stephen was a young man we had just brought on board at Teen Mania, and I was so touched by his focus, professionalism and heart for this generation during the time I …Read more →
This afternoon I will be attending the funeral for Garrett Coble in Tulsa. Garrett has served with Teen Mania’s Global Expeditions ministry for years. He went on 15 trips with us between 1999 and 2006. He had a heart for missions and reaching the lost with the gospel, and he died in pursuit of that …Read more →