Be yourself personally and organizationally… God made you unique. There is no one else like you. And he wants you to live up to the full potential of who he made you to be.
Outdoor leadership has some unique variables that highlight how imperative it is to have a mentor.
The story of David and Goliath provides a perfect example of a young man who had found the secret of true confidence. His lifestyle as a desert shepherd was one of worship. And when game time came for him to lead confidently, his confidence was proven to be true, and powerful.
What do successful leaders do differently? Are there certain attitudes and habits that make some outdoor leaders more successful than others? In this post I share how a one-day seminar 23 years ago radically altered my attitude about leadership.
I believe the best outdoor leaders who have the best long-term trajectory in the field are those with extensive field experience in a variety of contexts.
MEMORIZING MARK | Outdoor Ministry Curriculum (A Blog Devoted to Memorizing the Gospel of Mark) Week #1: Mark 1:1 Theme: Mark shows us who Jesus is (his identity) by looking at what He did (his actions) The Gospel of Mark is a primer in discipleship in that it shows us who Jesus is by what […]
Wondering how to start up an outdoor ministry? Here is some outdoor ministry curriculum that that may help: Outdoor Ministry Start Up Kit.
This weekend (March 4-6, 2011) roughly 80 guides will participate in an intense weekend of wilderness ministry training in preparation for leading hundreds of kids in the wilderness this summer. I am often asked, “What the critical components to developing and sustaining a high quality outdoor ministry program”, and I would say that excellent guide […]
A youthworker in Italy, shares how he was greatly “refreshed” by reading the book, Christian Outdoor Leadership….Since the book was written to be a cross-culturally relevant resource, it is great to hear feedback from folks who are doing youth work and wilderness ministry in other parts of the world.
I recently received some very encouraging words from a leader in Mexico who is developing Christian camping ministries to reach out to Mexican youth. Cliff’s insight brilliantly highlights the cross cultural relevance of outdoor adventure ministries.