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Ten Common Themes Used To Organize Our Adventures

Follow the acronym, W.I.L.D.E.R.N.E.S.S. for easy memory while in the field: WORLDVIEW The four basic questions imbedded in one’s worldview are: 1) Where did I come from? 2) What is the meaning of life?  3) How do I determine right from…
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Why Wilderness Adventure Camping Ministry Works?

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see…
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Why You Don’t Have to Feel Guilty for Recreating

“Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest” - Ashleigh Brilliant It's been cold and snowy where I am. Usually this time of year, I start thinking about surfing in Costa Rica, or Samoa (my friend Wayne…
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The Best News for Leaders: Take a Break and Get Away!

It is impossible to overestimate the value of wild mountains and mountain temples as places for people to grow in, recreation grounds for soul and body. –John Muir G.K. Chesterton was a 20th century poet probably never tried mountaineering…
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There are five basic outcomes I consistently see in the wilderness.

AWARENESS (see Exodus 19:3)  The first outcome is just an awareness that God exists. Sometimes we take that for granted. Not every person is convinced that there really is a God, that he really does exist, and that he really cares about them.…
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Take Time With Family With No Technology

In today’s world, technology plays a major role in how families communicate with each other. With a variety of options to choose from Facebook, Skype, Twitter, email and text messages, families can readily keep in touch. However, as technology…
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Take Time To Plan Your Next Adventure Vacation

As the holiday season has evaporated, and we settle in to the cloudy days of winter we start to crave for our next adventure. Perhaps a sunny beach on the coast of Florida or Mountain excursion in Montana. This is the time of year we sit and…
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Take Time To Give Thanks

As the temperature starts to drop as fast as the leaves do, it is important to reflect on the bounty that God has given us this year. November is the time of harvest. As we look deep into our hearts, we can see the goodness in our lives from…

Why We Love Fall

I woke up one morning listening to the rain falling on the trees outside of my home. The air coming through the window was cool and the bright colored maple leaves brought peace to the start of my day. I choose my favorite comfy sweater as I…
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12 Day Devotional | Biblical Principles

You’ve provided us with such a tremendous response from our 12 ONE WORD resolutions post, we decided to give you a FREE printable! If you didn’t get a chance to see our original devotional set, you can find it at 2018 New Year…