June 2016

Posted on 06/17/2016 at 12:01pm

By Curtis Young, Chaplain, YMCA Camp Collins

I’ve always been an optimist; you know, the glass is half full and all of that? But I’m discovering a need to temper my optimism in order to grow. I think that I have been, as my wife affectionately says, “stupidly optimistic” for too long and it has caused me problems. I tend to hang with people or ideas longer than I should because I’m positive that, if I just hang in there, good things are going to happen. But they rarely, if ever have happen.

Posted on 06/01/2016 at 9:53am

By Bob Reichen, Vice President, Mission Advancement and Chaplain

I had a great appointment with one of our Y volunteers this past month and in the course of our conversation we discussed the value of the Bible in our lives. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, writer and theologian of the 20th century said, “When you read the Bible, think that here and now God is speaking.”