En Espagnol (Fort Collins: Smooth Stone Publishing, 2016)
If Jesus chose the wilderness as a favorite setting to shape his disciples into dynamic leaders, then is it not equally critical in our increasingly urban world for people to encounter Him through wilderness adventure?
This is an incredible real life illustration of extravagant and thoughtful generosity. Even though the warm myth of Santa is used as the backstory or this 5 minute video, this reminds me of the intensity of God’s love for people…
I was headed to Crested Butte, CO for an epic fly fishing trip. I was reluctant to go with a guide because I thought I should just figure it out myself. How vain and foolish that thinking was. As I look back on my decision to ignore my pride and partner up with a professional guide, I realize now that humility has some great rewards.
My friend, Ben in Peru is thinking like a leader. He and some of his pals have started a ministry called Inca Thaki which uses Snowboards on sand dunes… a.k.a. “sandboarding.”
Mark 2:1-17 give us a real life example of how four friends displayed a kind of mountain-moving faith on behalf of their paralyzed friend.
The whole point of a good inductive Bible study is to help your participants understand the meaning of the passage and then to lead them through application questions that relate to their life in the here and now.
There is another book besides Facebook which has influenced the over 106 billion people who have ever lived on the earth, and will continue to influence each and every person who ever will live on this earth until Christ returns. The book I’m referring to is: Creation.
There are many styles of evangelism, none of which is the “right way”. But one thing is for certain… in wilderness ministry you never have to resort to a hit-and-run style of evangelism. You have plenty of time to ask questions, get to know other people’s views, and then take opportunities to share your own testimony after you have won the right to be heard.
Wondering how to start up an outdoor ministry? Here is some outdoor ministry curriculum that that may help: Outdoor Ministry Start Up Kit.