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

Stephen Ashton

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 timeless environment where older men are naturally emulated and their experience is never obsolete. In Trail Life USA, a unique community is created where intergenerational bonds are formed between grandfathers, fathers, and sons. Within these structured relationships, wisdom is passed on, biblical Truth is imparted, and boys are inspired.

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Mentoring Sons to be Men of Honor

Stephen Ashton

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

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Training Sons in Righteousness

Stephen Ashton

“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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Trailman’s First Aid Training Saves Grandmother’s Life

Stephen Ashton

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 be.

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

Stephen Ashton

Throughout history, God has captured the attention of humanity in many ways: a worldwide flood, raining fire, sending plagues, confusing languages, burning bushes, angelic appearances, wrestling matches, parting seas, and crumbling walls to name a few. The most effective, however; seems less dramatic. Every December the whole world stops and celebrates the birth of an infant. 

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Discipleship: Four Truths for Discipling Your Son

Ryan Sanders

Whether you know it or not, you’re in a battle. The battle does not end. It doesn’t stop because you’re busy. I’ve heard it said, “If the devil can’t make you bad he’ll make you busy.”

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Training for Godly Manhood

Warren Cole Smith

Q&A | Trail Life USA CEO Mark Hancock talks about the scouting alternative’s success so far

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“Let Boys be Boys,” say Dr. Dobson, author of Bringing Up Boys

Staff

On Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson, Trail Life USA CEO Mark Hancock and Dr. James Dobson, spend two days discussing how to grow boys to become biblically bold, courageous men of character and conviction.

 

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Trail Life USA CEO, Mark Hancock is Interviewed on FamilyLife Today

Stephen Ashton

On June 30, 2016, FamilyLife Today aired their interview with Trail Life CEO, Mark Hancock.

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