Author: CFO International

CFO Training in Australia, by Sue Fairley

We in CFO are fond of saying that The Camps Farthest Out is an organism, not an organization. This is true, and if the word ‘organism’ gives you a little trouble, just replace it with the word ‘movement.’ The Camps Farthest Out is a movement, “A Kingdom of God movement” as Glenn Clark liked to… Read more »

Planning for 11th International Camp: What It Takes

Sue Fairley, Organizing Team Chair, talks about the ‘nuts and bolts’ of planning for 11th International Camp Anyone who serves on the council ring of a local CFO camp understands the amount of prayer, planning and preparation that goes into creating an intentional space where the Holy Spirit can work. Planning for an international CFO… Read more »

Making All Things New

Greetings CFOI Friends, It’s been a whirlwind ten days of transition. Becky and I have packed boxes, sorted files, and discussed procedures. But the most important thing we’ve done is prayed for CFOI and for all of you. Becky has done so much for CFOI over the past five years and I, along with all… Read more »

Georgia to Iganga

David and Martha Dobra, CFOers from Georgia, USA, became friends with Charles Kunya and Ruth Mutesi from CFO in Uganda, when they were all in Peru for the CFOI 10th International Camp in 2012.  These American and Ugandan families have been corresponding ever since, and last summer David was able to visit Uganda and attend Iganga CFO… Read more »

Thanks, North America CFO!

The CFOI Trainers had a great time at the North America Annual Meeting in May. We had an effective day of sharing, praying and practicing with a room full of folks who love CFO. Thanks to the Council of Leaders for inviting us again! Can you tell from the pictures it was a good time? We… Read more »

Installation & Job Posting

Dear CFO International Family, I am writing one week after returning home to California from Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, where your International Board of Trustees just held our annual meeting. We gathered first in Taiwan, and participated in the East Asia Regional Camp in Taipei. Taiwan CFO hosted us beautifully, and international leaders met with… Read more »

Switzerland and Philippines

On the recent passing of Lucile Anderson, Jerry Elmer sent this photo he took of Lucile and Del in Switzerland.  Jerry attended the 1985 CFO International Camp in Switzerland along with the Andersons, and has wonderful memories. Looks like a great picnic! Were you there too?  Leave a comment and tell us:) Lucile was loved by… Read more »

11th International Camp & April Newsletter

It’s time to register for International Camp! Okay, you have some time before 2017, but here’s the registration form, and we’d love to start planning for you. Here’s our latest newsletter, too, so you can keep up on what’s happening in CFO around the globe. Please pray about going farther out in 2017! April 2015 Newsletter… Read more »

Sharing Stories: Australia

Do you have a story from CFO that you can share? We’d like to encourage each other with stories from camps all over the world, and we invite you to write yours. Send pictures if you can. Sue Fairley, our President, is starting us off: “You never know when God will bring something unexpected to… Read more »

Refresher Call Coming!

Join us for training in CFO Creatives. Let’s take a fresh look at a part of the camp program that has it all – space to listen to God and opportunity to exercise our beautiful creative powers. Do you love Creatives time? Do you practice it at home? Is this a struggle for you? Are you… Read more »

God’s Reach at Christmas

In this season we celebrate Emmanuel, God with Us – Heaven coming to Earth. Camps Farthest Out is all about God’s Kingdom coming to Earth, as Jesus announced and as Jesus taught us to pray. I know that I live in a different world since beginning to see things this way, and I want to share something… Read more »

Taiwan 2015 – Can you come?

The CFO International Board will meet in the Philippines in May 2015, and we plan to attend the East Asia Regional Camp in Taiwan right before. You are invited! The registration brochure is below. China CFO is four years old now, and it will be good to meet some CFOers from that area at the Taiwan camp…. Read more »

Silence, Simplicity, Sequence

  Elizabeth Hewitt has gone to be with the Lord. She was a beloved participant in CFO International, described to me as a person of great light. As an active member of the CFOI Board in past years, Elizabeth served as Prayer Committee Chair. In 2000, she was instrumental in the development of the 8th… Read more »

Deluged

Many of us have been praying for CFOers in Kashmir because of flooding there. I invite you to continue praying! Below is a letter from Grace Paljor of Kashmir, written to Johnson Thomas, our CFOI President-Elect.  You saw Grace on the front page of the September CFOI Newsletter. She and her family are staying in… Read more »

Gloria Knapstad Celebration of Life

You are invited to join in celebration of the life of Gloria Knapstad, a tremendous contributor to Camps Farthest Out International, as well as God’s Kingdom in many settings.  Details of her Celebration Service are below, in case you can make it to California.  Gloria is no longer bound by time or place, so join… Read more »

Kashmir CFO Revitalizing

Here is CFOI’s latest newsletter, highlighting Kashmir (Northern India) and other CFO work around the world. Please click here to read the September Newsletter and pray with us for more growth in Jesus’ kingdom of peace among us.  Thanks!