JSH-Online JSH-Online

For Teens

The help we needed

It was the second session of the summer, and I was working as a counse­lor-in-training at a camp for Christian Scientists. I was part of a seven-day backpacking program, and our trip had gone very well.

Overcoming procrastination

I’m a senior in high school, and this past year I have especially struggled with the idea of not having enough time and motivation to get my schoolwork and other responsibilities taken care of. It seemed I spent more time avoiding my responsibilities than I spent facing them.

From frustrating game to golden opportunity

I have attended a summer camp for Christian Scientists for five years now, and throughout those five years I have always been in the horse programs. For the past three summers, I have participated in the polocrosse program for high schoolers, where you learn the rules in order to play, and later on in the session you even participate in a real tournament outside of camp.

Healing on a hike

It was a spontaneous idea. My mom and I decided to go for a hike.

Horsemanship and healing

I find it amazing how God’s love is always present, always surrounding and protecting us. This summer, I went to a camp for Christian Scientists, where I got to ride a horse named Remington.

Prayer on the football field

I sat in the back of the quiet bus. My teammates’ faces were tensed in concentration, and the faint murmur of music through headphones drifted in the air.

Never lost

The events I am about to share with you happened when I was seven years old.   It was the night before Christmas.

A God-directed career

This past year I enjoyed dancing as a trainee at a ballet company in Oregon. Much like an intern, a trainee is given the experience of working with a professional company as a student.

Sunday School students from South Africa share …

By Katherine Brokensha, university student Last year was both an exciting and a challenging year for me, as I moved far away from home to start my first year of university. One morning I woke up feeling weak and had a headache, and the symptoms got worse throughout the day.

The whole picture

This past summer I was a counselor-in-training (CIT) at a summer camp for Christian Scientists. The summer was filled with new experiences, revelations, and lots of new chances to demonstrate Christian Science.