By Todd Brady
Vice President for University Ministries, Union University
Back in the day, each summer I went to Camp Carson Youth Music Week. I’ve never been a musician, and I’ve attended other camps which had more of the coolness factor than Youth Music Week. But for my youth group and for friends in other churches, it was the highlight of the summer for us. We wouldn’t have missed it for anything.
For us, it was simply the best week of the year. God did a great work in my life up there on that mountain.
It was there that I met people like Paul Clark and his brother, Ricky who at that time were pouring their lives into young people. As a teenager, I learned from Paul and Ricky that it’s not primarily about how I sing, but who I sing to. All year long, my friends and I looked forward to Bob Brian taking us to Camp Carson. On the way home, we started counting down the days until we’d go back up the mountain again next year. I didn’t know what he was doing at the time, but I’m now thankful for Julian Suggs’s work and heart to lead “One generation (to) commend (God’s) works to another, and (to) declare (God’s) mighty acts.” Psalm 145:4 [Read more…]