Flannel Board Fishers of Men: How Understanding Discipleship Effects Ministry Vision.

When I started in ministry, I wanted Mayberry. I wanted a peaceful Thomas Kinkade scene that drew you into a walk to the fishing hole, humming the melody to “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus” all the way. What I got was much more Biblical.

Ministry Profile: Pastors in the Outdoors

When Moses held up his hands the Israelites would win, when his hands got tired the Amalekites would be winning, so two men stood beside Moses supporting his hands and the Bible says, “his hands were steady till the going down of the sun.” The Israelites were victorious. We long to be like those two men who support the man of God so that the church can be victorious.


Facing the Consequences: We are Without Excuse.

It is the sportsman’s responsibility to know, understand, and honor the game laws that each government entity has set forth. At the end of the day, if we violate a game law out of ignorance, negligence, or intentionality, we still broke the law.

North American Bison

Conservation and Providence: How our strongest efforts fully depend on God’s sovereign hand.

As a Christian, it would be inconsistent for me to believe that an animal like the American Bison remains today solely because of the conservation work of human involvement.


For weeks the weather had been perfectly cool, the migration right on time, and our host Heath Whitmore had even been sending us pictures of mallards and pintails killed just one week before our arrival.Surely God would bless this endeavor with full limits, perfectly framed kill shots and fellowship overflowing from pit blinds. Right?

What Are You Aiming For? The Value of Overcoming Distractions and Establishing a Clear Life Mission.

What turned my thinking around wasn’t pulling myself up by my own boot straps and deleting Facebook off my phone. I needed to have my mind renewed by God’s word. Picking a spot on a target is just the beginning of a good shot.