I want to share 7 reasons why I believe youth pastors who want to be on the cutting edge of reaching the culture will prioritize wilderness trips with their youth. And one of my Recommended Outdoor Programs, Sky Ranch Ute Trail, is leading the way, showing how camps can link arms with local churches to help young people encounter Jesus in the wilderness.
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.
One of the greatest obstacles to carrying out your outdoor ministry is your view of money. Its important to talk about finances, because lack of money often derails well-meaning outdoor ministry visionaries.
Outdoor ministry programs that I recommend provide a style of ministry that seeks to help connect people to Jesus through various types of experiences in the outdoors…
Wondering how to start up an outdoor ministry? Here is some outdoor ministry curriculum that that may help: Outdoor Ministry Start Up Kit.
Given the history of Czech Republic and the fact that it is considered the most athiestic country in the world, it is amazing to see how God is drawing young people to Christ through this incredibly well-organized outdoor adventure camping ministry.
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. [...]
Listen TODAY to Ashley Denton’s interview about Outdoor Leadership and How Jesus Used the Wilderness with His Disciples… Family Life Radio’s Kurt Goff did the interview…
Listen to my interview with Kurt Goff of Family Life Radio about my book on outdoor leadership and the ministry of Jesus. I discuss the biblical foundation for outdoor ministry and wilderness leadership. Click here to listen to the interview… Thanks for listening, Ashley Denton Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook [...]
Wide Open Spaces New Zealand is an outdoor ministry which began in New Zealand with the vision to take young people out into the bush of New Zealand for the purpose of helping the connect with Jesus Christ through His Creation. This December, Jon Hoppin and Kathleen McCormack of WMI were privileged to partner with [...]
This weekend (March 4-6, 2011) roughly 80 guides will participate in an intense weekend of wilderness ministry training in preparation for leading hundreds of kids in the wilderness this summer. I am often asked, “What the critical components to developing and sustaining a high quality outdoor ministry program”, and I would say that excellent guide [...]