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.

FCA Outdoors Midwest Upland Bird Hunt: A Huge Success.

New Post! It did my heart good to have Dwain set up this bird hunt on behalf of FCA OUTDOOR MINISTRY.  Having donors who support this ministry with their prayers, finances and time is a true blessing.

Follow Up: The One thing that Will Set Your Next Sportsman’s Event Apart.

We want to break the cycle of hype, gimmick, and volunteer overuse, and get those attending our events to the foot of the cross, so that in the future the door is open for discipleship.

“Help! My Pastor is Not A Sportsman!” 10 Ways to reach out to the hunting and fishing community without bucking against your church’s identity.

What do we do when the idea of sportsman's banquets, affinity ministries, or even a sportsman's Sunday school class or small group gathers more eyebrow raising than support? Here are ten things to do if you plan to reach the outdoor loving population of your community without being divisive.

God’s Prevailing Grace in the Outdoors

God’s prevailing grace can often times be seen in our experiences in the outdoors. I know for me at least, even before I came to know and fully love God, I experienced moments where God’s grace was completely apparent to me. Even now, after giving myself to the Lord I can see his work every time I am afield.