Here are five common “flies” you should always present when you are working to recruit volunteers your team. Chances are they will bite on one of them because their soul is longing for something.
abide |əˈbīd| Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. (John 15:4) INVITED INTO CLOSE ASSOCIATION WITH JESUS Consider how an alpine stove teaches something about abiding in Christ. If you think about it, […]
I think its time for more outdoor ministry programs and universities that offer Christian outdoor leadership degrees to produce a high quality outdoor ministry video to promote their own programs as well as to offer tutorials to aspiring outdoor leaders who aspire to do outdoor ministry.
How easy it is to cut corners in life. The same is true in our spiritual journey. When approaching difficulty in your walk with God, don’t fall prey to these two temptations: 1) giving up and heading back to previous comforts, or 2) hiking straight up the hill in your own strength.
If you want to tackle the problem of getting kids to camp, you have to first start by abiding in Christ, and prayerfully discerning how Jesus would have you break down the strongholds that are keeping kids from going to camp.
Being in the presence of the Fire is much more comforting and fun then sitting in the dark by smouldering coals. If you feel like you are in the darkness where the Spirit no longer is swirling about, then get up and follow the Fire
If we really believe that people who participate in our outdoor programs will be radically transformed, then we need to go to extremes to inspire them to sign up and go on our trip. Maybe its time to think about using an outdoor ministry video to promote your program and capture the attention of potential participants who are trapped in our Age of Amusement.
Project 54 is the coolest fund raiser I’ve ever seen. On one day (the last Saturday of August) climbers summit all 54 fourteeners in Colorado to raise funds to provide gear and outdoor leadership training for outdoor ministry programs all around the world, including dozens of countries in the Developing World.
This is a great example of an amateur made outdoor ministry video that does the job of inspiring and informing folks about what Mountain View Backcountry has to offer.
Outdoor leaders are life-long learners who engage in a variety of wilderness experiences where they are pushed to be efficient in the midst of repeated realms of exposure.