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Generations

I spent four wonderful days in July at the 2018 International Conference on Creationism.  This was a tremendous gathering of scientists, educators, and people passionate about creation science.  More importantly, it was a gathering of people passionate about God’s Word,...

Standing on the Gospel

Kathleen and I recently attended the “Equipping Families to Stand” conference hosted by Answers in Genesis (AiG). It is always delightful to spend time with our friends at AiG. In addition to our conference responsibilities, we had time to visit the Creation Museum and the Ark...

Summer Monsoons at the Grand Canyon

We’ve just entered into my favorite time of the year around here…summer monsoons at the Grand Canyon! After experiencing one of the driest and warmest winters on record for the past 120 years here in Northern Arizona, the monsoon season’s arrival is a welcome...
Love Wins The Day

Love Wins The Day

When our feelings have been hurt: LOVE wins the day. When impatience corrodes our heart: LOVE wins the day. When anger burns in our gut: LOVE wins the day. When pride urges us to fight and be right: LOVE wins the day. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another:...
John Hance on Rocking Chair at Bright Angel Lodge

Finding Jewels in Junk – Captain John Hance

Grand Canyon’s First Official Tour Guide, Captain John Hance Some of my favorite times at the canyon, whether guiding a rim tour or on a river trip, are when learning and sharing what we call “people stories” about the adventurous men and women who have come before us to this...
Nate Loper Grand Canyon

Sharing the Wonders of God with a Local Grand Canyon Tour Company

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to give a presentation on the Biblical Creation perspective we teach each day here at the Grand Canyon, the same sort of teaching you’ll hear on any of our rim tours or river trips.  The only difference was this was not to our guests on...

Into the Wilderness

For 26 years God has given me the gift of taking people into the wilderness to deepen their relationship with Him.  The wilderness is a powerful place of distraction-free reprieve and preparation.  I have been doing this since 1992, but God has been calling people to...
Canyon Wren

God’s Sweet Songster: The Canyon Wren

Rushing water permeates the canyon air with its soothing white noise. Gently the dark curtain of night slides aside and stars commence their gradual retreat. The first rays of the sun act like Midas, turning the highest rock turrets to brilliant gold. I’m captivated by a sweet,...

Communicate to Connect

Kathleen and I appreciated the joy of God’s people while in Southern California. We had the privilege of speaking to six groups of people over the course of four days during the week of January 15th. We shared in a variety of settings with people ranging from kindergarten to...

The Wild Kingdom of the Grand Canyon

Most often when people think of the Grand Canyon, the first things to come to their mind are the rocks or maybe the river. But there is another fascinating aspect to the Grand Canyon – its wild kingdom of God-created wildlife. I’ve always had an interest in animals of all kinds....