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The Path of Youth Ministry

Every year youth ministry gets harder. Teens and families are more distracted, the pressure to have bigger and better programs intensifies and the internal desire to have a healthy, impactful ministry quietly nag at our psyche. As ministers we are all used to outside...

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Sam Miller – Post Semester Survey

Has completing this course given you an idea of what direction you would like to go professionally? If so, what direction is that? Yes, I want to work as a guide or instructor for climbing. Do you feel prepared to pursue a career in the outdoor industry? If no, why...

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Julie Kurz – Post Semester Thoughts

What component of the program did you value most during your time as a participant in this course? Definitely the guide mindset and the focus on noticing and employing that. The certifications are a tangible thing that say we are capable of practicing in a certain...

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What is behind the sunset?

What is behind the sunset?

    People often tell us “When on a Trek, I see God more clearly.” Usually this means that they notice nature more while hiking, backpacking, traveling and generally living outside. Spending most of our time in our insulated and walled offices, homes and...

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