If you want to tackle the problem of getting kids to camp, you have to first start by abiding in Christ, and prayerfully discerning how Jesus would have you break down the strongholds that are keeping kids from going to camp.
If we really believe that people who participate in our outdoor programs will be radically transformed, then we need to go to extremes to inspire them to sign up and go on our trip. Maybe its time to think about using an outdoor ministry video to promote your program and capture the attention of potential participants who are trapped in our Age of Amusement.
Project 54 is the coolest fund raiser I’ve ever seen. On one day (the last Saturday of August) climbers summit all 54 fourteeners in Colorado to raise funds to provide gear and outdoor leadership training for outdoor ministry programs all around the world, including dozens of countries in the Developing World.
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.
How to design a brilliant flier or brochure that will help close the deal with participants and get them signed up for your outdoor ministry trip?
Later that evening, after dinner, I gathered the guys around the campfire on the canyon rim. I played some worship music on my CD player and instructed the guys to get comfortable and contemplate God’s presence as we gazed on the canyon in the setting sun. There’s no way to adequately describe that view at that time of day, brilliant, eye-popping, just awe inspiring!
Your Feedback is the Buoyancy of My Blog! When I set out to start an outdoor leadership blog and write the book, Christian Outdoor Leadership, I had no idea how many people there were who were interested in this style of ministry. I have been surprised by the response. In the last 12 months there […]
One of the greatest obstacles to carrying out your outdoor ministry is your view of money. Its important to talk about finances, because lack of money often derails well-meaning outdoor ministry visionaries.
Especially youth workers are discovering that outdoor ministry programs are cost-effective and incredibly fruitful for building relationships, presenting the Gospel, and helping young people grow deeper in their faith.
Rather than having to buy a satellite phone, which can be too costly for a start up outdoor ministry, this week DeLorme launched a bit of outdoor gear that will be a game changer for start up outdoor ministries.