Mark 2:1-12 | A Humble Door to Experiencing God | Outdoor Bible Study

The people in this story thought the man’s physical ailment was his biggest need, but Jesus did not agree—he saw his need for forgiveness of sins as a much greater need because it has such long-term consequences.

Outdoor Ministry With Nepali Youth

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.  […]

Christian Outdoor Leadership in Italy

A youthworker in Italy, shares how he was greatly “refreshed” by reading the book, Christian Outdoor Leadership….Since the book was written to be a cross-culturally relevant resource, it is great to hear feedback from folks who are doing youth work and wilderness ministry in other parts of the world.

Exploring Why Jesus Had an Uncanny Preference for Teaching in the Outdoors…

Welcome to Ashley Denton’s book website that explores the outdoor, adventurous, and experiential nature of Jesus Christ’s teaching techniques.  The book is entitled, Christian Outdoor Leadership because it “embarks on a journey to rediscover Jesus’ uncanny preference for equipping his disciples through outdoor experiential learning. In his day, he tapped into creation—the tangible antique version […]

Director Young Life Wilderness Ranch Endorses Ashley Denton’s Book

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 […]