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Reflections from a Board Member – John Kelley

I remember my first trip to the Grand Canyon. In fact, I remember every one of my trips to the Grand Canyon as though it was my first! My love of the Canyon began the summer between my seventh and eighth grade when our youth group preformed a musical drama there for three nights...

Viewpoint discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of Dr. Andrew Snelling

  I wanted to get this special report out to you right away, as it is a significant issue in the ongoing research in and around the Grand Canyon, and an area of concern for Canyon Ministries. Many of you who have been on river trips with us know Dr. Snelling, and understand...
Events of Life

The Not-So-Ordinary Events of Life

I just finished a 9-day journey through the first 187 miles of Grand Canyon.  A magnificent group of people assembled at Lee’s Ferry, clamored aboard two rafts, and set off on an adventure of a lifetime.  We found ourselves at science camp on the third night.  This...

Why the Grand Canyon is Such a Wonder

Flying coast-to-coast for several years as the pilot announced we were flying over the Grand Canyon cemented my desire to see it one day. Of all the sights seen from an airplane 30,000 feet up, none appear bigger than this monument of the past. Growing up in a military family, we...

Biblical Inerrancy vs Millions of Years

by Dr. Terry Mortenson Answers in Genesis In 1978, 307 Christian leaders and scholars gathered in Chicago for what became known as the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy (ICBI), which met many times over the next 10 years. They sought to defend the doctrine of the...

Wintertime Wonderland

2016 brought more than 6 million people to the Grand Canyon.  The vast majority of excited Grand Canyon visitors experienced the canyon during the summer months.  Certainly, Grand Canyon is a magnificent travel destination during that time.  However, have you...

The Need for a New Beginning

This world is not my home I’m just a-passing through My treasures are laid up Somewhere beyond the blue. The angels beckon me From heaven’s open door And I can’t feel at home In this world anymore.   Albert E. Brumley penned this beautiful hymn in 1965.  He recognized...

A Dream Fulfilled, Nearly Ten Thousand Miles Away

Sometimes the tours we do are a huge blessing and joy even for us as tour guides. I recently had the amazing opportunity to give a Grand Canyon sunset tour to a group I will never forget. On a recent tour we had a group of 4 – Rhoda and her husband Randy, and Rhoda’s...

God Is Still On His Throne

The recent election has driven many Christians to find hope in the assurance that, “God is still on His throne.”  In fact, I too expressed this confidence in a Facebook post about 2 weeks before the election.  But what does that mean?  What are we attempting to...

Fall Colors

Fall is synonymous with crisp air, mild temperatures, vibrant colors, alluring aromas, and change (and football…just saying).  Leaves that once melded into the landscape now stand apart vibrantly, dazzling the eyes with color.  The wind enriches the display by causing the leaves...