Here is an entry from Lewis and Clark’s Journal. It is a reminder of how wilderness is a soul-mirror: it reflects the truth about our selves and shows us what legacy we are really leaving… not the one we hope for or imagine, but the real truth about how we are spending our lives…
If you love surfing, or even if you just love the idea of surfing, there is a movie coming out that may interest you. It’s a story about how surfing emerges as an escape from the tension and controversy that preoccupies the Middle East.
The seasons are like a compass or a signpost, they orient us toward God as our loving Creator.
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…
Wilderness ministry can be a very effective tool to reveal that to be “weird” in the world’s eyes is actually “normal” in God’s eyes. How ironic.
AUTHORITY IS ANCHORED TO ONE’S ACTIONS, NOT JUST THEIR WORDS We’ve all heard the phrase “practice what you preach”. This simply acknowledges the importance of matching what we say with what we do. There have been studies to show that people by and large believe the actions they see in a person, more than the […]
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?