I was headed to Crested Butte, CO for an epic fly fishing trip. I was reluctant to go with a guide because I thought I should just figure it out myself. How vain and foolish that thinking was. As I look back on my decision to ignore my pride and partner up with a professional guide, I realize now that humility has some great rewards.
My friend, Ben in Peru is thinking like a leader. He and some of his pals have started a ministry called Inca Thaki which uses Snowboards on sand dunes… a.k.a. “sandboarding.”
The whole point of a good inductive Bible study is to help your participants understand the meaning of the passage and then to lead them through application questions that relate to their life in the here and now.
There is another book besides Facebook which has influenced the over 106 billion people who have ever lived on the earth, and will continue to influence each and every person who ever will live on this earth until Christ returns. The book I’m referring to is: Creation.
There are many styles of evangelism, none of which is the “right way”. But one thing is for certain… in wilderness ministry you never have to resort to a hit-and-run style of evangelism. You have plenty of time to ask questions, get to know other people’s views, and then take opportunities to share your own testimony after you have won the right to be heard.