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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?

I love to share stories and scripture with students and moms. Invite me to join your youth group, girl’s club, or church group for your next event or find out where I’ll be speaking next.
To run a 5K, or redecorate your living room, or crochet a scarf, or write a book, you have to start with tons of grace—like endless heaps of it.
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Wow. The highs are high and the lows are low right now, my friends. Before this, there were so many weeks that I wished for just one quiet day to be with my people–maybe accomplish some house projects?...
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Christina Hergenrader
Christina Hergenrader2 weeks ago
What are discovering during quarantine? Are you creating more? Finding your own rhythms? Starting new projects?
I'm reminded that creativity begins with vulnerability.
And vulnerability means lots of grace for yourself.
Please join me and Elizabeth as we chat about one of the gifts of the pandemic: learning grace for yourself as you change, create, and grow.
Christina Hergenrader
Christina Hergenrader2 weeks ago
Maybe you’ve discovered, like I have, that quarantine came bearing gifts. You’re moving away from a timeline dictated by ALL THE THINGS. You have time to innovate.
Here is the best news: through this newfound creativity, you can learn the most important lesson ever: grace for yourself. This grace is the steady motor that drives the creative process.



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