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New investment fund increases opportunities for lasting FEC support

The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches is thrilled to unveil the FEC Legacy Fund (FLF), a new way for supporters to invest in FEC initiatives and related ministries. Doug Bernath, an independent financial advisor who serves as vice chair of the Christian Service Foundation (CSF) and member of the FLF board, explains: “In the past,” says [...]

October 19th, 2017|

Streams of Living Water

How LifeChange Camp and Retreat Center is changing lives this summer LifeChange Camp, nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Clinton, Missouri, is living up to its name this summer, impacting children, youth, and families in a big way. So far this season, several children have given their lives to Jesus, and others have made a [...]

July 13th, 2017|

Job Posting Announcement – Miracle Camp and Retreat Center

We need your help finding the right applicant! In early April, MCRC announced the job posting for the Ministry Lead position. As FEC is our priority, our plan of action is to first send the job posting announcement to all FEC churches, FEC credentialed individuals and other friends of FEC. Our hope is based on those [...]

May 5th, 2017|

What would happen to FEC without CSF?

The short answer to that question is pretty simple: less than is happening now. Without the Christian Service Foundation (CSF), FEC would experience less expansion, fewer church plants, less ability to respond to opportunities (such as the sudden availability of property), and more stress on congregations to pay for major repairs. Unfortunately, most banks won’t [...]

April 13th, 2017|

Slated Renovations to Add Meeting Space, Maximize Capacity at Miracle Camp

Every year, Miracle Camp and Retreat Center turns campers and private groups away, mainly because of a lack of additional meeting space. “The churches and groups that have been interested in retreats at Miracle Camp have needed a meeting space similar to the chapel, where they can meet and hold their own services,” says Jonathan [...]

February 9th, 2017|

“Salem4Youth played a crucial role in my life!”

Former students speak out Salem4Youth, a faith-based residential ministry in Flanagan, Illinois, has been hearing from former students lately, and they have an important message to share. Some of these students were successful in the program; others struggled. Some didn’t graduate. Yet all say the same thing: “Salem4Youth played a crucial role in my life.” [...]

December 29th, 2016|

Not your average marriage retreat

If you haven’t reserved your spot at one of two upcoming marriage retreat weekends at Miracle Camp and Retreat Center this fall, it’s not too late! Slated for either October 21-23 or November 4-6, 2016, this marriage retreat is unlike any other. Featured speakers Matt and Lanita Boyer bring more than just Godly, biblical teaching [...]

August 18th, 2016|

Like Father, Like Son

Why parent/child retreats are so beneficial When I was young, my father and I went on a father/son camp out with our church. I was probably 8 or 9 years old and to me, my father was the coolest person in the world. Looking back at that camp out, I am amazed that I liked it. [...]

August 4th, 2016|

You Tithe on Your Income, But What About on Your Estate?

CSF offers tips and tools for lifelong charitable giving Most people in FEC are familiar with the concept of tithing, giving 10% of their income to God’s work. But have you ever considered an estate tithe? David Teat, Christian Service Foundation president, explains. “For most people, the greatest value of their estates comes from their [...]

July 7th, 2016|

Summer camp is just around the corner!

Spring has finally sprung, and for school-aged kids across the country, that can only mean one thing: summer camp is just around the corner! If you’re looking for an adventure this summer, the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches has some great options. At Miracle Camp and Retreat Center in Lawton, Michigan, for example, kids can choose [...]

April 14th, 2016|