Besides offering quality summer camp and year-round retreats, Ingham Okoboji is committed to encouraging campers of all ages to continue growing in faith BEYOND their time at our youth and family programming. As a part of IOLBC Beyond Ministries, this site is designed to offer engaging content and ministry resources for all.

December 27, 2019

 "After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi[a] from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose an...

December 19, 2019

"Glory to God in the highest,

and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests."

Luke 2:14

The streets are empty. Some Christmas lights are off now. Others still glow in the darkness, an extension of the stars frozen...

December 12, 2019


 But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.  Luke 2:10

My wife and I each purchased one of these word signs a few years ago from a local Chr...

December 5, 2019


“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out all fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.”

1 John 4:18

What is love? Is it an emotion? A fee...

November 28, 2019

Advent:  Our Manna Season

The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. 

John 1:5 NIV

This season is one many of us look forward to while many others of us dread. Some of us can’t WAIT for Blac...