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Read by people who use the outdoors for ministry in 55+ countries. We love adventure, Jesus, and the outdoors.
As I sit examining the rock in my hands, it shocks me to realize how accurately it represents my guilt. At first, it looked like an average-sized rock, but when I picked it up over half of it was hidden underground. It is so big I can barely hold it above my knees, yet I feel this attachment to the rock, so strong that I don’t want to set it down.
Jesus has not called you to serve in leadership because he wants to get something out of you. He has invited you in because he wants to pour into your soul and draw you more deeply into himself.
Is it time to bring some more variety into your teaching style? Jesus made the effort to vary his teaching techniques, and for good reason. He motivated his listeners to participate with him in the learning process. He wanted to move audiences to become active participants. He taught for impact.
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There are lots of potential outcomes from a spiritual retreat, but it seems to me that many of us need a retreat because anxiety has set in and we need to get rid of it.
God has used the wilderness as a special place for transformation through the ages by providing his people with “dry space”, where distractions are removed, and margin is created in the soil of people’s hearts to drink in and soak up his words.
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Click Here to view Denver Seminary Outdoor Leadership Concentration Course Syllabus and Reading List for OL 602 Adventure Ministry in Cross-Cultural Contexts, Dr. Ashley Denton,...
Excerpt from Ashley Denton's book Christian Outdoor Leadership: Theology, Theory and Practice While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And he said...
So What is Outdoor Ministry All About? "Did you know over half of Jesus’ teachings recorded in the Bible occurred in an outdoor setting? The New Testament contains roughly 366 coherent units of Jesus’ teaching.[i] Called pericopes, these units are sets of verses that...
After spending five years working on this book I am encouraged that others are seeing the need for what I'm writing about. I'm really grateful for Dr. Timothy C. Tennent's recent endorsement of my book. Timothy Tennent is the author of Christianity at the Religious...
Books and Resources
Christian Outdoor Leadership, The Personality of Jesus and The Master Plan of Evangelism are books that have marked people’s lives and ministry philosophies around the world.
Dr. Ashley Denton’s book on Christian outdoor leadership is the first of its kind. It is a foundational resource for students of outdoor leadership, wilderness ministry, and outdoor education.
Authored by Francis E. Clark and specially helpful to youth pastors, student ministry leaders and parents of young people.
With all the evangelism resources available, where should you turn to find advice on how to share the Good News with others?