Why Telling Men to “Step Up” Falls Short.

Don’t we love heroes? They’re the guy or gal that goes above and beyond the call to selflessly sacrifice for the sake of the “mission”. In the darkest hour, they shine bright. The history books praise their valor and we shower them with medals and gifts. They stepped up. I can remember one of my…

Will You Pray For Me?

It’s OK! You can confess that you don’t have it all together, that life isn’t all right, and that you need someone to pray for you and with you.

In the Moment

As our home in PA began to fill with packed boxes and the move was in full swing, so was the 2017 whitetail archery season.  I knew heading into the season that this would be my last as a resident PA hunter.

When Fish Don’t Bite

You and your family go to church when the doors are open, you never miss a morning devotion, you teach Sunday school, you tithe your ten percent, and still, things just don’t go right. It can be frustrating.

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.

Variables

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?