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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.…