BENCHMARK Adventure Ministries
Benchmark Adventure Ministries
Benchmark Adventure Ministries

Fast & reFocus

These days are pretty unusual. Our schedules and daily demands are changing. For some, they have increased. For others, it’s slowed way down. Either way, today is a good day to make a choice about how to make the most of the opportunity of a ‘day’... I want to ask you to do something [...]

By |2020-04-09T18:35:46+00:00April 9th, 2020|0 Comments

You Just Never Know

This Veterans Day, BENCHMARK thanks all those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, and especially Lieutenant Junior Grade Hollis E. Johnson, USNR, for sharing his perspective with us as summarized in the following post: It was August 1958, 02:40 at a latitude below the southernmost tip of Africa with no horizon in sight. The sky [...]

By |2019-11-10T16:53:58+00:00November 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Immanuel

Recently in a church related round table discussion we were asked to share our favorite Christmas tradition. Most around the table were much more thoughtful than I. I had my mind on the purpose of the informational meeting and those people sitting at my table. And...not much further. I don't always think well on my feet. I gave some yammering, lame [...]

By |2017-12-24T05:00:15+00:00December 24th, 2017|2 Comments

Still in Tension

Twenty years ago, just after daylight on a pleasant October morning, I stepped off with great anticipation and 72 miles ahead of me.  My wife and 9-month old son drove away.  The goal was to backpack the Sheltowee Trace from Pickett State Park, TN to Cumberland Falls State Park, KY in 3 days. A few kind people sponsored that hike [...]

By |2014-11-06T18:51:36+00:00November 6th, 2014|2 Comments

Take a Hike – Serve a Soldier

The ALS ice bucket challenge has been amazing to watch and in most cases…fun.  I hope that all those dollars will be so very beneficial to find a cure.  But I wonder if part of the benefit to those individuals and families enduring ALS is that we are paying attention for just a little while and sharing their life even [...]

By |2014-08-27T14:42:58+00:00August 27th, 2014|0 Comments

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