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9/15 Jesus Transforms Lives & Ministry Update

JESUS TRANSFORMS LIVES Our mission to set the stage for Jesus to transform lives is amazing! There are countless stories of life transformation where we have seen Jesus at work through this ministry. That is why over Labor Day weekend we invited an artist to come...

8/30 We Are Almost There

WE ARE ALMOST THERE... God has blessed us with many people seeing the vision and need for a bigger laundry room in order to set the stage for Jesus to transform lives! Currently, we are at 92% of the full match to reach this month's goal. Will you consider giving...

8/15 Sheets and Towels Day?

IF YOU LOVE LAUNDRY, THIS EMAIL IS NOT FOR YOU... For everyone else, could we help with that? One of the great things at Tejas when you come with your family is not having to deal with the sheets and towels. Just come and enjoy Tejas. This is not possible without...

7/28 What a Wonderful Summer

Thank you for helping us set the stage for Jesus to transform lives! God has provided us the opportunity to serve so many this summer. We want to share some of the memories with you. As you look through these photos, know that your prayers and support have made all...

6/27 Summer Worship

Summer Worship Sing a new song to the Lord;let the whole earth sing to the Lord. Sing to the Lord, bless his name;proclaim his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations,his wondrous works among all peoples. -Psalm 96:1-3 One of the great sounds...

6/10- Tejas – Running into Summer

Can you believe it? Summer is here! We just finished our first session of camp and boy was it a blast. We were able to serve over 460 guests right from the start. God is so good! Thinking back to last year where we only hosted that many over the whole summer to...

5/24- Tejas – Deferred Maintenance Part II

Last week I sent out a story about the ongoing maintenance at Tejas and how deferred maintenance can add up. Obviously, we did not want to have to put things off but with reduced use and cash flow this last year, we had to. The fun part is playing catch up not only...

5/20- Tejas – Deferred maintenance

Deferred maintenance is one of the ongoing battles in working with a facility and especially a camp! Our ability to juggle maintenance over the last year has allowed us to keep the facilities that were still being used up and running and we let others wait...

4/22- Tejas – Are we starting with a blank slate?

Are we starting with a blank slate? This morning I was reading "The Post-Quarantine Church" by Thom Rainer and came across this:  "The post-quarantine era may prove to be one of the most challenging seasons for churches and their leaders. The opportunity to lead...

4/13 – Tejas – Don’t Go Alone

Don't Go Through Life Alone A girl recognized me and approached me heading into a breakout session. We put together that we were in the same sorority in college. She was not walking with Jesus in college or post grad. She said a few weeks ago she decided she wanted...

4/6 – Tejas – A time when Jesus spoke to Billy Graham

,How a Retreat Helped Billy Graham Hear from Jesus  I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Psalm 32:8 Yes, that is the same verse from my last email blast. The reason is that in my personal walk with...

3/8 – Tejas – Feeling out of Place?

Feeling out of Place... Jesus doesn't think so. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Psalm 32:8  Ever felt out of place? There was a time I was on the road and needed a break. I stopped in a fast food...

3/2 – Tejas – Jesus is not Random

Every good action and every perfect gift is from God. These good gifts come down from the Creator of the sun, moon, and stars, who does not change like their shifting shadows. - James 1:17 This week I felt like Peter promising that he would never deny the Savior,...

2/23 – Tejas – A Tangible Way to Help

Thank you to everyone who has stepped up and given towards rebuilding from the winter storm water breaks. It has been humbling to see many gifts totaling over $7,000 in just a few days. The need is still great and every little bit helps. Requests to volunteer have...

2/12 – Tejas – Jesus, You Keep Hope Alive

Well, today is another day I choose to sit in the dining hall to catch up on work. I have the music playing, and the the lyrics from "You Keep Hope Alive" by Mandisa are ringing true. "Days may be darkest, but your light is greater." John 8:12 says, "When Jesus...

2/3 – Tejas – Happy Two:Three Day!

Happy TWO:THREE Day! Today is February 3rd and a day to celebrate! Why? Well, at Tejas we call ourselves Team Two:Three after Philippians 2:3, "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves."  We...

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