One of my outdoor leadership classes at Denver Seminary made videos addressing some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) regarding wilderness ministry. Here is the winner…
Awake My Soul For some reason when I’m out in the wilderness alone with God, that uninterrupted space helps me focus my heart’s attention on God’s voice. It “Awakes My Soul” to borrow a phrase from Mumford and Sons. One of the greatest gifts we give to people as we lead them in the wilderness […]
I bought this book the day it was released, and could not put it down until I was done! To say I agree would be an understatement. I am currently finishing my bachelor’s in Adventure Therapy, with a minor in Religion-came back to school at 40 and majored in Theology…
Given the history of Czech Republic and the fact that it is considered the most athiestic country in the world, it is amazing to see how God is drawing young people to Christ through this incredibly well-organized outdoor adventure camping ministry.
If you would like to view an abbreviated syllabus of Denver Seminary’s Outdoor Leadership 501 Foundational Course on Christian Outdoor Leadership, click here to check it out. There are also several helpful links to books and articles on the syllabus. I hope this helps! Join my Facebook or Twitter links to stay in contact and […]
Listen to my interview with Kurt Goff of Family Life Radio about my book on outdoor leadership and the ministry of Jesus. I discuss the biblical foundation for outdoor ministry and wilderness leadership. Click here to listen to the interview… Thanks for listening, Ashley Denton
Wide Open Spaces New Zealand is an outdoor ministry which began in New Zealand with the vision to take young people out into the bush of New Zealand for the purpose of helping the connect with Jesus Christ through His Creation. This December, Jon Hoppin and Kathleen McCormack of WMI were privileged to partner with […]
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.
Thanks Jim for your brief and pithy article that makes a strong case for the growing need to train future Christian leaders and pastors to have a more sustainable rhythm to their ministries and better skills at communicating the Gospel through experiential learning techniques like Jesus did.