It was a nice sunny afternoon. I was sitting on a park bench watching my wife Emily play with our kids on
the swing set. A few moments later it hit me and the next thing I know I was on the ground and I see
Heres the deal there are some awesome things about outdoor ministry. Done right, youll see
God do some wonderful things in the lives of men. Unfortunately were often told only about
the warm and fuzzy side of ministry. People tend to tell us ministry newb
January 19, 2011
Outdoor Ministry Report
Let me say from the start, this is not merely a Christian camping program or one in which
students are just having fun in the outdoors. This is truly a program to prepare students for
9 DOS AND DONTS FOR MINISTRY GROWTH
This isnt for senior pastors. (Though these same principles apply to your ministry.) And this post
isnt about weekend services. (Though it could be.) This advice is for every church leader who is
responsible for a minis
A strong commitment to a biblical faith inherited from ancient Unitas Fratrum and a zeal for
mission work that came with the eighteenth century renewal of the church remain as hallmarks
of the Moravian Church today.
Education has always played
In my first column we will look at the five ways the Bible encourages an outdoor lifestyle. The
Bible from front to back carries through a theme of wilderness transformation, and the following
themes represent the five most common outcomes we see happenin
Tips for Developing a Student Leadership Program
1) Determine what needs to be changed.
It is clear that something about an existing program needs to be changed? If so, ask yourself
What would you do if you were starting from scratch?
How will you tailor
Outdoor leadership like any kind of leadership requires some biblical basis in order to determine
how leaders can effectively bring people to the Lord whether it is outside or indoors:
We have three big leadership problems in our culture and in our world
Biblical Response on Outdoor Ministries
The real test of being in the presence of God is you either forget about yourself altogether
or you see yourself as a very small object. C.S. Lewis
Response to quotation:
I am pretty sure outdoor ministry is not wha
March 22, 2012
Paper on The Fall
This story really made me think about how I view both myself and my walk with Christ.
As I read this story I became more and more aware of my weaknesses in life and also the
Christian Camp (C4)
May 3, 2012
My outdoor program is one that is challenging, yet rewarding. It will be focused
on Christ, but still will give time to the students who come so that they
Adventure Leadership and Outdoor Ministry
Review from ALOM 310
What is Adventure?
An exciting or very unusual experience
Something that requires some amount of uncertainty and some risk. It has purpose,
but no particular outcome.
What is Le