Windermere Freedom Celebration

  Dear Windermere Friends, Week 26 – Windermere Freedom Celebration, Saturday  July 2   Windermere will celebrate our freedom this Saturday July 2 with fun games, good BBQ, a great musical guest– White Ribbon Day and of course fireworks. There is something about patriotism and Baptists that goes back. We Baptist know how to celebrate.…

Confidence

Dear Windermere Friends, Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. Hebrew 10:35   Windermere has been blessed to have 1,500 people on campus this week.  It is always great to host friends like the great people at Christ in Youth, out of Joplin, MO. We also have our friends from…

Potential versus Calling 

Dear Windermere Friends, In his book, Back from the Dead, the Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Walton tells the story about his father who after working an exhausting job every week would spend all day Saturday and Sunday driving Bill to his multiple games in the beat up family car.  Realizing one day how his…

Stretched

Dear Windermere Friends, This week I was talking about Windermere to a friend and recalled a mentor’s old saying – a rubber band is not useful until it is stretched. As we approach the major peak season at Windermere, I am thinking a lot about being stretched. Every area and component of Windermere will be…

Windermere by the Numbers

Dear Windermere Friends, 1 mission – Windermere provides a Christian setting for life changing experiences 10 members of the Windermere board of Trustees 11 Full time employees at Windermere 12 Prime Recreation Options – The EDGE,The FOREST – paintball, disc golf, inflatables, cave, putt-putt, etc.  59 year history of Windermere Baptist Conference Center 72 acres…