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SHARE IT! : Get Ready

With great excitement, we announce the launch of the first phase of the SHARE IT program.  SHARE IT stands for, Speak – Help – Awaken – Restore – Equip. Phase 1 is a call to “Get Ready.”  Let’s look at what God’s word has to say about being ready.   “but...
Jon in Sedona on Lizard Head

Integrity and Skill

We recently took our guide team on a hike in Sedona. It was a remarkable day of adventure, strengthened relationships, and learning. The Canyon Ministries team loves these times together. We serve and grow as a family. We are dedicated to each other, our mission, and – most...

Deep In Blacktail Canyon

One of the places we often explore on our Grand Canyon river trips is a little side canyon found at river mile 120 called Blacktail Canyon.  Blacktail is a very narrow slot canyon carved predominantly into the golden-brown latticed ledges of the Tapeats Sandstone.  For...
Snow on the Supai Grand Canyon

White As Snow

If you’ve seen some of our pictures from around here lately, you’ll undoubtedly know we were recently graced with a beautiful white veil of snow, which covered the landscape and transformed the desert into a western winter wonderland.  Snow at the Grand Canyon is a sight to...
Jon Albert Sitting on Grand Canyon Rim

Why Do We Wear Gold Shirts?

For five years we have been doing tours at the south rim of the Grand Canyon.  Park employees as well as the other tour companies notice our presence.  We are excited to know the manner in which we conduct ourselves and the way we treat our guests is standing out. ...

Ellsworth and Emery Kolb Book

In 1911, Ellsworth and Emery Kolb embarked on a wild adventure retracing the route Major John Wesley Powell took in 1869. What the Kolb brothers called, “The Big Trip” began on the Green River in Wyoming. They spent 101 days traveling the canyons of Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and...

Mighty in the Mundane

We serve a truly mighty God.  A God who is mighty in both the large and the little.  A God who is mighty in the majestic, and the seemingly mundane.  I was reminded of this on a recent rim tour.  One of my favorite Grand Canyon rim tours to conduct are our...

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...