Good timing for these reflection questions is before you set up the first “life story” on the trail as a spring board for understanding how we all have a story to share…
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 […]
Nets MARK 1:16-20 JESUS CALLS HIS DISCIPLES TO DROP THEIR NETS AND FOLLOW HIM INTO A LIFESTYLE OF FISHING FOR PEOPLE. DISCPLESHIP INVOLVES LETTING GO OF CONTROL AND LETTING GOD SET THE TERMS FOR OUR LIFE… Jesus walks along the Sea of Galilee and sees four fishermen working with their nets. Peter and Andrew were […]
IDENTITY GOD TAKES GREAT DELIGHT IN JESUS AND THE SAME IS TRUE ABOUT YOU AS YOU HAVE PUT YOUR FAITH IN JESUS AS YOUR MASTER AND SAVIOR Before you start memorizing this next section of Mark, dwell on the following life-giving truth from Zephaniah . If you have surrendered your life to Jesus through faith, […]
How do you know if you are “spiritually alive” or “spiritually dead?” How can we enjoy the abundant life the way God intended us to experience?
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 […]
The people in this story thought the man’s physical ailment was his biggest need, but Jesus did not agree—he saw his need for forgiveness of sins as a much greater need because it has such long-term consequences.
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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
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 […]