The Gift We Deliver, The Gift We Receive

A Christmas Message from CFOI President, Johnson Thomas December brings with it a big question: What do I give? Our inner heart says, “be a good giver.” A good giver plans and prepares well for the delight of the receiver. We desire to be the best giver, so we linger in our plans to pick… Read more »

11th International Camp: Part 3: Creative Fruit

  Short “saba” bananas, sweeter than sweet mangoes, tart and tasty mansanitas (gooseberries); these were just some of the wide array of fresh fruit we were served by our most gracious hosts in the Philippines. For some of us, the offerings were like nothing we’d tasted at home. The bountiful spread was also a reminder… Read more »

Your Support of CFO International

Did you know that CFO International’s efforts and outreach are made possible solely by the donations of CFO’ers around the globe? Your Holy Spirit-guided giving makes everything CFOI does possible. We pray, we ask, and then we let go and let God provide. We love what CFOI Board Member, David Dobra, has to say about giving…… Read more »

A Season of Prayer in Action: A Call to Prayer

Dear CFO’ers around the globe, Blessings upon blessings to you all! And a hearty CFO welcome to our most recent newsletter subscribers! We are glad you are here to join us in prayer. Consider yourself hugged! Please help this movement spread by LIKING us on Facebook. (For those who have been following our 11th International… Read more »

11th International Camp: Part 2

Cagayan de Oro is known as the city of Golden friendship! Golden Friendship; that’s CFO, isn’t it? We all know the feeling when we arrive at The CFO. The warm embrace into the accepting love of Christ as lived and shown by God’s people. Welcome home!!! Here are the 11th International accounts of two CFOers from… Read more »

11th International Camp: Golden Friendship

From Wednesday, May 3 thru Friday, May 12, 2017, the biggest CFO event of the year took place. The 11TH INTERNATIONAL CAMP along with the CFOI BOARD MEETING and CFOI TRAINING drew just under two-hundred people from various parts of the world to Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. Many, many more supported this event with prayers… Read more »

What Was, Is, by Judy Beeman

  Judy Beeman, CFOer from up state New York, USA, shares some thoughts on Glenn Clark, The Bond of Faith, and The Camps Farthest Out. This is Part One in a series of reflections on The Bond of Faith, the guiding document of the CFO written by Glenn Clark in 1956. What is CFO? I… Read more »

A Little Is A Lot: 11th International Camperships by Amber Kenison

Amber Kenison, CFOer from Massachusetts, talks about her experience in CFO and her passion for the belt of prayer around the globe Hello CFO Family! My name is Amber Kenison, and I have attended Winni CFO at Geneva Point Center in New Hampshire for my whole life. When I was a baby, the whole camp… Read more »

CFO Camp News: Eldoret CFO, by Samuel Teimuge

Happy New Year! This edition of CFO Camp news features the blessings of Eldoret CFO, located in western Kenya. CFO’er, Samuel Teimuge shares: This year’s Eldoret camp, held in late November 2016, was one of the best. But that is true every year. It has been said that the only camps are your first camp… Read more »

Peace On Earth! A Year-End World Prayer Broadcast, by Dana Belmonte

When you have thrown the wrong things out and have found the right center within, you will find peace. Peace is merely the sign of the perfect harmonizing of the outer with the inner, the sign that the door is wide open within you for the strong outflowing of power… Prayer does not create miracles,… Read more »

Now Let Us… Let! Our Letting Lets Us Give

The Camps Farthest Out… “It is a place where people learn how to pray and practice the presence of God, and go home prepared to apply it in every avenue of life; business, home, politics, recreation, hospitals, and above all our churches.” – Glenn Clark “It lives and still grows as a seed in awakened… Read more »

Praying and Dreaming in Ukraine, by Erika Oosterkamp

Over two years ago, Ukraine held its first CFO Camp. CFOers around the world have been praying for CFOers in Ukraine ever since. Would a camp happen there again? God is faithful! and CFOer Erika Oosterkamp has graciously written to tell us of her recent experience at Ukraine CFO. On November 11 – 13, 2016,… Read more »

11th International Camp and the Legacy of Frank Laubach, by Dana Belmonte

When the 11th International Camp takes place in May of 2017, CFOers from across the globe will gather not far from where Dr. Frank Laubach, literacy specialist and CFOer, penned a series of letters that became one of his best-selling works. In Letters by a Modern Mystic, Laubach records his spiritual journey while living on… Read more »

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 »

Elsie Renshaw: A Remembrance, by David and Jenny Jeffrey

“When praying alone, let go and let God. When praying with a group, agree together in letting go and letting each other let God. When praying in Christ’s name, whether alone or in a group, let go and let Christ let God. Finally, let go and let God do the letting. – Glenn Clark, from… Read more »

News From the South Pacific Region, by Dennis Doust, Regional Vice President

  Dear CFO International Family, “All over the world the Spirit is moving…” and across Australia and the South Pacific, CFO is alive and well. What a privilege over the past months to be blessed by a greater fullness of life in Christ Jesus through the vibrancy of the Camp Farthest Out community.  As Taliai, the… 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 »