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Last Summer at Eden

Experience the Christy-award nominated novel for yourself. From the moment nineteen-year-old Poppi Savot steps out of her car and into Camp Eden, she feels at home. This is her dream: a new job as Summer Director in the beautiful southern California hills. Life will be one long songfest around a campfire with s’mores and stories and kids learning about Jesus.

Not so fast.

Eden isn’t paradise.

First, there’s this guy—Jake—who complicates everything. Then, there’s her boss—Bryan—who wastes no time telling her the bad news: There aren’t enough campers. There isn’t enough money. This is Eden’s last summer. She will be unemployed and homeless.

But Poppi has hope. Ridiculous, outrageous, faith-driven hope. Still . . . is that enough?

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Christina Hergenrader
Christina Hergenrader20 hours ago
Dear Moms of Teen Daughters...
Your daughter needs you to connect with her. Right now.
Show her that her value is in Christ. Pray with her. Tell her that 'likes' and boys and achievement won't give her soul what it really needs.
This is the message of my Bible study, ✨Shine✨, and it's important. I care deeply about young girls knowing they are worthy because of Jesus.
And so, when you order Shine, I will send you a handwritten note for your daughter and a cute Shine bag for under the tree.
Read the blog for details...❤️
Christina Hergenrader
Christina Hergenrader5 days ago
This will make your day. An awesome group of high school girls who are reading ✨Shine✨ created this image to share on social media. They're calling it the Be Kind & Shine campaign. ✨
They want to spread love & kindness during Advent. 💙
Please help them out! Perform a random act of kindness, share the image on social media, and tag three friends!
I can't wait to see what kindness we can do in the name of God's love.
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