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Ruthie’s story…(to be continued, by God’s grace)

by John Poysti - Director

“A year ago today, I got on a plane and headed for a small village in the middle of the Swedish woods called Holsbybrunn. Thus began the transformation…” Take a few minutes and read Ruthie’s encouraging, moving and challenging story … Continue reading

18. September 2017 by John Poysti - Director
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Be a volunteer at Camp Holsby this summer!

by John Poysti - Director

Live in a great community. Have fun serving God. Share Jesus’ love. Be a volunteer at Camp Holsby! We still have a few spots left in the program, hospitality and kitchen departments for this coming summer. Check it out by … Continue reading

10. April 2017 by John Poysti - Director
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Update on the Gym Project

by John Poysti - Director

“So, how is the Holsby gym project going?” We get that question a lot. We are encouraged by the interest in this project and want to give you an update. Every time we get to talk to a friend of … Continue reading

30. August 2016 by John Poysti - Director
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Holsby.org – same address, new website

by John Poysti - Director

Holsby has a new website! Check out the fresh and innovative design. It is full of beautiful images and graphics, and has lots of helpful content. This new website is now optimized for viewing on smartphones and tablets. Holsby.org This project … Continue reading

13. July 2016 by John Poysti - Director
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Northern Light – Conversion on the road from Damascus

by John Poysti - Director

Please take the time to read this encouraging story of light in the North! It is relatively rare that the Northern Lights can be seen as far “south” as Holsby, but last week many students stayed up late to catch … Continue reading

22. February 2016 by John Poysti - Director
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Opportunities to serve at Holsby

by John Poysti - Director

In the 11 years that I have had the privilege of directing the work here at Holsby, we have had more than 400 staff members serve in various volunteer or paid positions. Some have been here for a matter of … Continue reading

10. February 2016 by John Poysti - Director
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Update on The Well at Holsby

by John Poysti - Director

Luke Thomas (Bible School Principal) and Jonathan Miller (Camp Holsby Director) got together recently to talk about Holsby’s exciting new building project, “The Well at Holsby.” Would you take a few minutes to watch this update on our plans to … Continue reading

14. December 2015 by John Poysti - Director
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Holsby is building a gym

by John Poysti - Director

“Holsby was the best year of my life! My life was changed.” That’s been the story for so many young people over the last 40+ years. Holsby is a quiet place where God shows up, and then big things happen. … Continue reading

28. May 2015 by John Poysti - Director
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Carol Collins – Holsby Alum

by John Poysti - Director

Our recent effort to encourage our 40+ years of Holsby alumni to reconnect with each other has resulted in the renewal of many old friendships and connections. If you haven’t already joined the Facebook group for your school year, I … Continue reading

27. March 2015 by John Poysti - Director
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Holsby Facebook Challenge

by John Poysti - Director

Holsby is a place that has facilitated a lot of close friendships and even a good number of successful marriages! And every year we see many of our former students, staff and volunteers return to the place where their lives … Continue reading

04. March 2015 by John Poysti - Director
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