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June 22, 2016

Jenny Hartman - Staff
Pollock Pines, California | 21 years old

Jenny Hartman - Staff

As Eric Smith, Summit’s Program Director explained during staff training, Summit is like a spiritual greenhouse. It’s a place where people grow at an increased rate. After being here four weeks, there is nothing truer than that analogy. To be in the middle of God’s beautiful mountains and do life with like-minded people will cultivate spiritual growth like no other…

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June 22, 2016

Mark Perry (Session 3)
Swannanoa, North Carolina | 18 years old

Mark Perry (Session 3)

Now, don’t get me wrong: I was very much a Christian throughout my schooling, but my religion seemed distant. My relationship with Christ was more of an intellectual conclusion rather than a personal motivation to live as His follower. In addition, I had no urge to share my faith with those around me. Of course, I was willing, but I…

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June 16, 2016

Isabelle Ingalls (Session 2)
Christoval, Texas | 18 years old

Isabelle Ingalls (Session 2)

When you go home from a camp, everyone always asks, "What was that camp you went to?" One would think, that after two weeks of wrestling with the top issues and theological discussions of our day, this would be an easy question. It's not. Words seem utterly unable to sum up what Summit Ministries is.

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June 08, 2016

Nathan Schwebach (Session 2)
Moriarty, New Mexico | 18 years old

Nathan Schwebach (Session 2)

My name is Nathan Schwebach and I am from New Mexico. I was raised in a Christian home by two godly parents, however, prior to coming to Summit, I had never really taken my relationship with the Lord seriously. I was a Christian because my parents were, so in consequence I lived like a mediocre Christian.

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June 01, 2016

AnnaClaire Chin - Staff
Cedar Rapids, Iowa | 22 years old

AnnaClaire Chin - Staff

It was in 2012 that I stepped out of a van with six other high school youth group students and stood in front of Bryan College, totally exhausted from the fourteen hour drive down from Iowa to Tennessee. I had no idea what to expect from Summit Ministries, all I knew was that I was going to be attending a…

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