Canoe - Jim Eliot Quote

“I may no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather respond to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.” – Jim Elliot

Tallin, Estonia

Tallin, Estonia

Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper. -Jeremiah 29:7


Hardly anything lives on the mountaintop because the environment is too harsh for creatures to thrive. Life is lived in the valley, but times of perspective on the mountain are designed to carve landmarks of perspective into our memory, which can fuel new hope as we journey in the valleys below.

Christian Outdoor Leadership: Theology, Theory and Practice (Fort Collins: Smooth Stone Press, 2011), 330

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.  –Martin Luther King Jr.