Big Nut's Ramblings Posts

November 1, 2012

“This was one of the best weeks of my life,” Timothy wrote, “I have learned so much!” We ran quite a few rafting trips in May and June, but this was our first week-long trip in our first season; one…

November 1, 2012

For many years I’ve had the desire to purchase a home, so I’ve been looking around the Cotopaxi area since last fall hoping to find a place reasonably close to Journey Quest’s boathouse. I looked at this house back in…

June 10, 2012

“That was the most amazing rafting trip I’ve ever been on,” Josh told as we secured a raft to the trailer last Friday. “Not for the guiding or the rapids, but the conversation. It was all about Jesus, not the…

May 1, 2012

Three days ago I got to Texas Creek, near Cotopaxi Co and met up with most of our staff to begin getting ready for our season. Still much work to do, but lots has been accomplished these past few days.…

April 19, 2012

Steve Nutting’s Newsletter & Ministry Update Summer’s still a long way away, isn’t it? Actually our summer season is right around the corner, only 9 days from now – Crazy! With summer coming so soon I thought it would be…

January 15, 2012

I wanted to give you an update on Journey Quest, the new wilderness ministry I’m helping develop. As I write this I’m at a friend’s house in Leadville, the highest city in America! The past few day’s I was in…

December 23, 2011

One December, a girl whose birthday was close to Christmas, was talking with Jesus and lamented, “With all the stress, busyness, and gift-giving of Christmas, I feel like I’m left out on my birthday. It just isn’t fair!” To which…

November 4, 2011

I’m excited to tell you about a new Christian wilderness ministry I am helping start. As you probably know, I’ve been serving at Camp Redcloud for over 15 years. During this time I’ve learned a lot and grown in many…

September 12, 2011

“I’m just not really the religious type,” Matt* told me when I asked him what spiritual lesson he had learned. “It works for my family, but not for me.” We had just finished a rock climbing activity where we challenged…

June 4, 2011

For several years I’ve desired to ski Handies Peak, one of the five Fourteeners (peaks over 14,000ft) that are in the area around Lake City. Each year it seemed was very difficult to find time to actually do it. Until…