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28
Jun

Shag came to pray for Widji

Sometimes you learn things that are very cool. I always like it when someone comes up and says they have been praying for me. This story is like that. Shag (his camp name) has come every spring since he worked at Widji to pray for Camp Widjiitiwin. Usually he sneaks into camp and...
21
Jun

“My reason for Camp” a Guest Blog by Slack

I’ve gone to camp every summer for as long as I can remember. I’ve been blessed to be able to see every side and hidden corner that embodies the wonder of camp life. Growing up a son of a preacher, I was introduced to camp when my family would drive up to Muskoka, Ontario to live...
07
Jun

Who Influenced You?

The Widji summer leaders recently worked through an exercise to help them discover who they are as leaders. The first part was to remember the events in your life that helped shape the leader you are. The other part was to recall the people who influenced each person. As we...
03
May

Widji News in the MBC Compass Spring 2016

Camp Widjiitiwin is pleased to announce our newest partnership with Ephraim’s Place Community Centre in the Jane/Sheppard neighbourhood of Toronto. We’ll be working closely with Kevin and Bill to bring 30 campers plus volunteers to Widjiitiwin the last week of the summer (August...
27
Apr

If you could spend a day with anyone, who would it be?

If you could spend a day with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be? Here are a few suggestions I thought of: Jesus, a prime minister or president, a famous actor or musician/composer or author, the guys who walked the Emmaus road with Jesus (Luke 24:13-35), Moses or Joseph or...
11
Apr

2016 Run of Exploding Colour!

Muskoka Bible Foundation presents… The “Run of Exploding Colour“, a ridiculously fun 5k in Muskoka! Join the MBC and Camp Widjiitiwin communities for an afternoon of fun and camaraderie. We are launching our first ever ‘Run of Exploding Colour!’ This event...
04
Apr

Too Many Chorus Repeats

Wrong. You have the wrong attitude. It’s not about you. It’s about God and your worship of Him. And clearly He deserves all our praises. The angels never get tired or bored of worshiping or praising God, never sick of the words, never! We sing hallelujah, hallelujah,...
25
Mar

Good Friday – The Death of Jesus

Part 5: The Death of Jesus Two aspects of Jesus’ death have been the source of great controversy, namely, the nature of the wound in his side and the cause of his death after only several hours on the cross. The gospel of John describes the piercing of Jesus’ side and emphasizes...
24
Mar

Good Friday – The Scourging of Jesus

Part 4: Scourging of Jesus At the Praetorium, Jesus was severely whipped. (Although the severity of the scourging is not discussed in the four Gospel accounts, it is implied in one of the epistles (1 Peter 2:24). A detailed word study of the ancient Greek text for this verse...
23
Mar

Good Friday – Medical Aspects of Crucifixion

Part 3: Medical Aspects of Crucifixion With a knowledge of both anatomy and ancient crucifixion practices, one may reconstruct the probable medical aspects of this form of slow execution. Each wound apparently was intended to produce intense agony, and the contributing causes of...