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.

Lessons from the Field: 10 Essentials for Killer Hunting Footage.

Filming your hunts is one of the most rewarding yet challenging things you can do in the woods. Hunting by itself is hard enough but when you add camera gear and a cameraman, things are taken to another level. However, being able to capture your experiences and share them with others is so fulfilling.

Get Outside! 8 Great Ways to Introduce Your Kids to the Outdoors this Spring

I love the feeling of the first warm days of early spring. It not only means I can get out myself, but it means the conditions become bearable for me to get my kids out with me.

The Sportsman’s Dark Winter: Making the Most of the “Off Season”

New Post! Mid-January through the first warm days of early spring is dreadfully slow for a lot of sportsmen. The fury of fall has ended, so how do you break through the arduous, dark, depressing days of not being able to strategize for your hunt this weekend? Follow these tips and strap in. It's the sportsman's "Dark Winter".

When Heritage Becomes a Hindrance: Drawing the line between the outdoors and idolatry.

When my wife and I were engaged, I made ruthlessly clear to her that nothing was going to come between me and my “heritage”. I was a total ungodly jerk.

The Who’s, Gladiator, and the Groans of Christmas…

As I'm writing this, I have to ask myself why in the world I would take this kind of approach to a blog post. It's because I know that what I want out of Christmas is for my heart to be filled again with joy in my savior. This can come in a segmented, incomplete way through healthy Christmas traditions, but never like putting my full focus on the work of God through his son for my salvation ever could. 

The Sportsman’s Bond

Why do we get so excited when our friends text us their latests trail cam photos? It’s because they have a chance at an awesome experience. Why do we put so much collective work into putting in duck blinds? So we and our friends can have great hunts together. We’re thinking about the other person’s success. It’s a moment in our lives that we are successful in denying ourselves and placing someone else first.