Video by Thomas Haines Outdoor Ministry as a Mission Strategy? An interview with a catalytic Nepali youthworker on “The Challenges and Opportunities of Youth Work in the Buddhist/ Hindu Religious Context of Nepal” (Hom Tamang is a Nepali youthworker and the director of Nepal Outdoor Adventure (NOA), a micro-enterprise mission project of Wilderness Ministry Institute. […]
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 […]
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.
Today I read a youth pastor’s response to a comment I made in my book about why the Desert Fathers and their wilderness experiences have so much to teach us today.
Summer is only a few months away, so now is the time for outdoor leaders to be preparing for the summer. This Wilderness Ministry Institute Youtube shows how WMI is training youth workers in over a dozen countries in 2011 in the heart and skills of outdoor leadership so they have the competence and confidence […]
We asked Matt Ismert, of Young Life Wilderness Ranch to give us his opinion of Ashley Denton’s book Christian Outdoor Leadership: Theology, Theory, and Practice. Here is what he said: I’ve read this this book, it is intelligent, courageous, articulate and has a unique freshness and thoughtfulness to it. You should read it too. Ashley […]
This inaugural edition of the Ashley Denton’s Adventure Pastor’s Blog Series is an excerpt from his book Christian Outdoor Leadership: Theology, Theory and Practice: . “When I was twelve years old, the pastor of my church, Doug Self, invited my dad, me and another friend, Mike, to go on a backpacking trip to the base […]
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Christian Outdoor Leadership: Theology, Theory, and Practice is the first comprehensive Christian text on outdoor leadership. It should be required reading in every college and university that seeks to prepare outdoor leaders. This is a superb book that will benefit both seasoned practitioners and those seeking to be equipped to serve as outdoor ministers in […]