November 12th was the final Sunday for our 2017 fall semester group and we got to hear a little from each of them about their time here with us before they returned home.
WATCH the full video HERE.
In The Beginning … of The Inn
(from my perspective … Tracy Fesperman Collins)
Some time, in the early 1970’s, Jay and Sally Fesperman looked at and bought the Wayah Valley Inn. And, yes, as the story goes, they were looking for a one-room cabin. They needed a place to allow themselves to get away from life and all that was going on in the day-to-day world. Jay was very much involved with business, traveling and entertaining clients. From the first heart episode that Jay had (early 1960’s), Sally was very purposeful in seeing that they lived a healthy lifestyle! When the original doctor asked about exercise, Jay’s answer was “I run to catch planes!” That is when a new pattern of exercise and relaxation began – golf! They never rode in golf carts; they always walked the course. So, in 1970, when they felt the need to have a place to get away and relax, they began looking in Franklin, North Carolina. They loved the mountains, the slower pace and the golf courses!
And the name ??? I have lots of childhood memories! One of the most comforting things I remember was the fact that every morning, at 5 AM, my parents (Jay and Sally) were having their Quiet Time Continue reading In The Beginning … of The Inn
(A wonderful testimony from the Crandall family who recently attended our “INNvision” Family training here at CTCI)
A Time of Refreshing
Posted on March 17, 2014 by brianjackic
In mid-February, Brian and I (and the kids) had the opportunity to go to the mountains in North Carolina for a 2 week training program at the Christian Training Center International. It was such a beautiful time of connecting with the Lord and growing as a family! The main focus of our teaching was on what it looks like to be a Godly family and honor each other according to the Lord’s standards found in Scripture. It can be really easy to decide what is best for our family based on our culture, background, media, etc. These 2 weeks were devoted to diving into the Word and discovering God’s original design and plan for family.
We stayed at the INN, which is the main building on the CTCI campus. Similar to our YWAM base, Continue reading A Time of Refreshing | Crandalls In YWAM St. Croix Missions