ADVENTURES, MISSIONS and RETREATS

Reaching and Teaching people about Jesus through Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Adventures.

Month: May 2018

It takes two

It takes two

by Bill Dye

Isaac Newton was a short man.  A strong jaw and a fine nose marked his craggy complexion.  The back of his large head protruded noticeably.  They say the painfully reclusive professor cared little about food and even less about clothing.  His classes at Cambridge were poorly attended.

One day Isaac Newton was sitting in a contemplative mood when in his own words, he “… was occasioned by the fall of an apple.”  The apple got Newton thinking.  “What’s pulling it toward the ground?  Could it be that the same force acting on the apple was acting on the planets and stars?”

After inventing Calculus to do the math, Newton applied discoveries by Kepler and Piccard to prove that gravity controlled the movement of the planets.

Satisfied that he was right, the absent-minded professor set aside his findings among stacks of other papers and went back to his favorite hobby of trying to turn lead into gold.

Enter Edmond Halley. Halley was 14 years younger than Newton and his exact opposite.  Where Newton was withdrawn and reclusive, Halley was outgoing and gregarious.  In 1684 Halley was working on the orbits of comets when Christopher Wren told him of a theory Newton discussed in one of his lectures years earlier.

Halley rushed to Cambridge. Unfortunately, Newton had lost his calculations.  Think about that.  The guy that discovered gravity had lost it.  Good thing he was Isaac Newton and he could reproduce his research.

When he read Newton’s conclusions Halley instantly recognized their importance.  “You must publish this!”  Newton refused.  He was reluctant to expose himself to public criticism.  Years earlier he’d had a bad experience with scientific scrutiny.  Halley insisted.  He even agreed to personally pay for the publication.   When Newton’s Principia came off the press (1687) the way we would understand the universe changed forever.

A few years after that, (1705), Edmund Halley used Newton’s ideas to plot the course of a significant comet that reappeared every 75 years. Halley predicted the comet would reappear in 1758.  He didn’t live to confirm his theory, but when the comet showed up on time they named it after him.  The comet would forever be known as Halley’s Comet but the ideas it proved belonged to Newton.

Think what might have happened had we not had Isaac Newton AND Edmund Halley.  Without Halley’s push Newton’s findings might have been lost for generations.  We needed BOTH men.

That story is a powerful reminder of how we need each other.

Everyone is good at something but nobody is good at everything.  I tell the church all the time, “Every single one of you is better than me in some way.”  Your strengths perfectly align with my limitations.  God designed us like that so that we will need each other.  John Donne was right, “No man is an island.”

Success almost always comes from two.   There were two Disney’s, Walt AND Roy.  There would be Apple without Jobs AND Woz.  Ford had Malcomson.  Gates had Alan.  It took both Harley AND Davidson to build the better motorcycle.   One man may get the credit but look beneath most achievements of merit and you will find a team.

That’s because not only are we better together but also we make each other better.

So let’s get busy and work together.

Philippians 2:3 Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

3 Day Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Adventure

When it is hot this Summer, come cool off in the mountains of Northern New Mexico and catch your limits of trout. Great for families or small groups.. 
June 14-17 ( full )
June 19-22 ( full )
June 25 – 27 ( 4 spots left)
June 28 – July 1st (6 spots left )
We book Adventures,Missions and Retreats for individuals, companies and groups.
Have Fun on your next Hunting, Fishing or Outdoor Adventure while Helping others receive the health, housing, education and care that they need….
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AMR Private Hunting Lodge Memberships

A Great Alternative to the Traditional Hunting Lease!  Perfect for busy families.
Check out what we have to offer..

Annual Hunting Leases

We manage over 80,000 acres right in the heart of the Hill Country of Texas. We have openings for individuals, companies and small groups. 

 Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt in New Mexico

Ready for your next Elk hunting adventure? We offer hunting on Private Land in Northeastern New Mexico. 
 
No Drawing Necessary. We provide the permits. 
 

Trophy Whitetail or Exotic Hunts

Affordable 2 day All inclusive hunts for Axis, Blackbuck, Oryx, Aoudad and more… Great for companies and families. 

Costa Rica Adventures

One of our favorites, great for fishing and non fishing excursions, our Costa Rica trips are bucket list worthy! 

Men’s, Women’s and Family Adventure Retreats

Need time for a get a way? Let us put together a group retreat for you. We have lodges in Texas, New Mexico and Costa Rica. 

 Costa Rica Mission Trips

Serving others in Love is what we do best! Join us for a safe and well organized mission trip to Costa Rica. This is an excellent mission trip for families and small groups. 
Want to go on a hunting, fishing, or mission trip but do not see something that interests you?
Contact us.
If you have any questions, please contact
Scott Huggins at 800-277-1647
Adventures, Missions and Retreats, Inc. uses the profits from our Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Adventures to help children, and families in need in both Central and North America.
“For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13
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Texas Hunting Lease Report for May 23, 2018

119 Total Listings  

39 New Listings on Today’s Report,

42 Listings Removed from Today’s Report .

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW CURRENT REPORT

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW CURRENT REPORT

AMR – 3 Day Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Adventure

3 Day Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Adventure

When it is hot this Summer, come cool off in the mountains of Northern New Mexico and catch your limits of trout. Great for families or small groups.. 
June 14-17 ( full )
June 19-22 ( full )
June 25 – 27 ( 4 spots left)
June 28 – July 1st (6 spots left )
We book Adventures,Missions and Retreats for individuals, companies and groups.
Have Fun on your next Hunting, Fishing or Outdoor Adventure while Helping others receive the health, housing, education and care that they need….
For more information, Click on the links below…

AMR Private Hunting Lodge Memberships

Tired of looking for a hunting lease? 
Check out what we have to offer..

Annual Hunting Leases

We manage over 80,000 acres right in the heart of the Hill Country of Texas. We have openings for individuals, companies and small groups. 

 Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt in New Mexico

Ready for your next Elk hunting adventure? We offer hunting on Private Land in Northeastern New Mexico. 
 
No Drawing Necessary. We provide the permits. 
 

Trophy Whitetail or Exotic Hunts

Affordable 2 day All inclusive hunts for Axis, Blackbuck, Oryx, Aoudad and more… Great for companies and families. 

Costa Rica Adventures

One of our favorites, great for fishing and non fishing excursions, our Costa Rica trips are bucket list worthy! 

Men’s, Women’s and Family Adventure Retreats

Need time for a get a way? Let us put together a group retreat for you. We have lodges in Texas, New Mexico and Costa Rica. 

 Costa Rica Mission Trips

Serving others in Love is what we do best! Join us for a safe and well organized mission trip to Costa Rica. This is an excellent mission trip for families and small groups. 
Want to go on a hunting, fishing, or mission trip but do not see something that interests you?
Contact us.
If you have any questions, please contact
Scott Huggins at 800-277-1647
Adventures, Missions and Retreats, Inc. uses the profits from our Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Adventures to help children, and families in need in both Central and North America.
“For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13
Awesome Adventure Giveaway

Texas Hunting Lease Report for May 03, 2018

Texas Hunting Lease Report for May 03, 2018

121 Total Listings  

16 New Listings on Today’s Report,

12 Listings Removed from Today’s Report .

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW CURRENT REPORT

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW CURRENT REPORT

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