Stephen Ashton

Growing Sons Who Walk Worthy

For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Service Leadership

Diakonos: The Legacy of Trail Life USA’s Oldest Freedom Rangeman

In a busy adolescent world of video games, social media, sports, and cell phones, Trail Life USA's oldest Freedom Rangeman has found a meaningful way to connect and contribute to the lives of his son-in-law, his grandsons, and the men and boys of his community through his local Trail Life Troop. The outdoors provide a ...
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Stephen Ashton

Service Leadership

Introducing Wilson Grab – Trail Life USA’s Oldest Freedom Rangeman

Wilson Grab grew up in a different time.  A time before television and the internet, before cell phones and social media. A time before major organized youth sports leagues. Life moved at a slower pace. A father was the main role model for his son, and boys respected their elders and looked to them for guidance and ...
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Stephen Ashton

In The News

Trail Life USA Earns ECFA Accreditation

Trail Life USA is pleased to join respected organizations like Family Talk, Samaritan’s Purse, American Heritage Girls, and Family Life in attaining accreditation with the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting

Mentoring Sons to be Men of Honor

Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honor. -Prov 15:33
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Stephen Ashton

Service Leadership

Freedom Award Prepares Rangeman for Collegiate Leadership

It was Noah Starr’s last Sunday morning leading worship for his Troop.  Soon Troop OK-100 from Yukon, Oklahoma would break camp and Noah’s last trip before heading off to college would be complete. A wave of emotion washed over him as he reflected on his time with his Trail Life Troop, took in the faces of Trailmen ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring

Training Sons in Righteousness

“The fruit of righteousness will be peace, and the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.”  – Isaiah 32:17
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Stephen Ashton

In The News Mentoring Service

Trailman’s First Aid Training Saves Grandmother’s Life

On Monday, May 22, 2017, Adam Kort reviewed the materials one last time before the meeting. He was taking the lead this year teaching the First Aid Trail Badge to the Navigators and Adventurers groups. He had prepared well and was confident in his abilities. However, he had no idea how important this refresher would ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Leadership Masculinity

Nothing Will Be the Same: A Christmas Message from Trail Life USA

Throughout history, God has captured the attention of humanity in radical ways: a worldwide flood, a burning bush, an angelic wrestling match, the sending of plagues, parting of seas, confusing of languages, appearance of angels, the raining of fire on a city, and a seventh trip around Jericho toppling fortified walls ...
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