- Friday | May 26, 2017 to Sunday | May 28, 2017
Join us here at Blue Mountain Christian Retreat for Memorial Day Weekend 2017! The speaker this year will be Chris Ball.
Service Times: Friday 7pm, Saturday 10am & 7 pm, Sunday 10am
Chris & Carol Ball
Chris is a graduate of Elim Bible Institute in Lima NY and has been serving as Sr. Pastor of Lighthouse Community Fellowship since 1988. Chris has a real heart for leaders in the Christian community, especially pastors serving in the local church. In addition to speaking on this topic at conferences both in the US and internationally, Chris facilitates local leadership conferences involving such names as Jack Hayford, Robert Morris, Larry Stockstill, and Lisa Bevere on behalf of Elim Fellowship. Chris resides in Upstate NY with his wife Carol and their 3 children.
Letter from Chris Ball
My wife Carol and I are so looking forward to coming to Blue Mountain Christian Retreat Center! It was so encouraging to meet new friends at last year’s Memorial Day and it was such an honor for me to speak alongside of a lifelong mentor Paul Johansson. About 4 months ago, the Lord gave me the theme for the weekend: “Living the Transformed Life.” Once a person is transformed from darkness to light, as a result of their born again experience, the new goal for them is to become more like Christ. The Apostle Paul says that we are conformed into His image. Therefore, we are living the transformed life.
Beginning on Friday evening, there will be six different messages presented that express the theme of the transformed life. As you may know, our youngest son will be getting married on Friday evening and therefore, we are excited to announce that Alex and Jodi Seidler will be joining us and speaking in the first two sessions. The following is the titles of the message that we will be preaching:
- Friday 7pm – Living the Transformed Life: Remembering Our Transformation – Alex Seidler
- Saturday 10am – Living the Transformed Life: Investing What You Have Been Given – Jodi Seidler
- Saturday 7pm – Living the Transformed Life: Embracing a Life of Change – Chris Ball
- Sunday 10am – Living the Transformed Life: Facing the Wilderness School – Chris Ball
- Sunday 7pm – Living the Transformed Life: Knowing a Life of Peace – Carol Ball
- Monday 10am – Living the Transformed Life: Enlarging Your Capacity for Greatness – Chris Ball
We ask that you stand with us as we prepare our hearts for this wonderful weekend. Let’s believe together that the Holy Spirit will transform our lives from glory to glory.
Alex & Jodi Seidler
Alex & Jodi Seidler are Executive Leaders for Campus Target, a missions organization reaching college students in East Asia. Over the past 10 years, their time has been split between living in Asia and America. They are graduates of Elim Bible Institute and College and ordained through Elim Fellowship. They have been involved in a variety of ministries of the years including evangelism, discipleship, leadership development, strategic planning and church planting since. Together they have a heart to see non-believers believe, disciples disciple and leaders lead. They are dedicated to developing leaders and have a heart to see young adults thrive in their relationship with Christ. Alex and Jodi currently reside in Lima, NY.