Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Service

10 Year Old Leads Team of 17 to Serve Community

Ten-year-old Christopher Korfmann of Wilson is pictured in the photo above at center of the front row wearing a hat with a hard hat on top and holding a clipboard. Last month, this young man was featured in Wilson Times after leading a team of ten youth and seven adults in a service project to fulfill a portion of the ...
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Tim Owen

Mentoring

The Worthy Life Award

I’m sitting across the dining room table from a 10-year-old Trailman asking routine questions as I wrap up our Troop’s Timberline Boards of Review for the year.  I just asked a simple question and got a profound answer.  I’m not sure I can process what I just heard coming from this 5th grader because in so many ways ...
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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

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

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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Staff

Mentoring Parenting Let Boys be Boys

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

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. The fact is, boys and girls are different. We know this for many reasons. We also understand that boys are ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting

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

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