We accomplish our Purpose by:
- Teaching God’s Word, its life changing value, and its impact on life (2 Timothy 3:16-17).
- Providing a refuge where campers are not distracted by the noise, images, and stress that comes from living in today’s culture (Mark 6:31-32).
- Using creation to help campers connect with the God who created it (Psalm 19:1-4;Romans 1:20).
- Providing adventure programming to give campers new and different experiences to strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ and with fellow campers (1 Corinthians 9:22-23).
- Sharing the Gospel of redemption through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ (Romans 1:16; 1 Corinthians 15:1-4).
- Teaching Biblical worldview principles to children and adults alike in a way that helps them understand and defend their faith at home, school, and work (Colossians 2:6-8).
- Using every opportunity to build a relationship with churches, campers, community, and staff that allow for spiritual life changing conversations and decisions (Ephesians 4:12-13).
Our Desire is to Serve and Support the body of Christ through the Local Church
- Our mission is to support the local church’s efforts to build and equip the body of Christ.
- Our heritage is rooted in deep relationships with churches and families.
- Our constituents represent many churches, doctrinal positions, and traditions.
- Fort’s desire is to:
- Serve and love all God’s people (John 13:34).
- Be in the world, but not of the world (John 17)
- Hold firm to the authority of scripture (II Timothy 3:16)
- Be guided by the Holy Spirit, without prejudice to man’s agenda (I Corinthians 2:10-16)