I am Thankful for Alaska

Every year, Alaska Missions and Retreats hosts hundreds of people from all over the United States (and sometimes other countries).  We love seeing God use our ministry to further His work in Alaska.  Our goal is to break down the walls that keep Alaskans from finding Jesus irresistible.   On those days when God allows us…

What’s Next for Bering Sea Camp 2018?

Last summer a group of brave men and women ventured just south of the Arctic Circle to Nome, Alaska, to participate in a two-week construction project with Alaska Missions.  We have been blessed with a small cabin just eighteen miles west of Nome.  It is located only two miles from the historic roadhouse Safety, the final…

The Goode Family at Kenai Sports Camp

Imagine a field, very green and very wet, FULL of running children chasing balls around orange cones. Around the corner from them are a gaggle of Robin Hood hopefuls at the archery station, while lucky basketball players, warm and dry in the gym, are shooting hoops and running drills. This was the Kenai Peninsula Sports…

Nome Women’s Conference

          Several years ago our fearless leader, Brenda Crim, asked a group of Nome locals what she could do for the ladies of the villages of Norton Sound.  They said they wanted to study God’s word and be helped with discipleship, and they wanted it during the coldest, darkest time of…

Bush Village Outreach: Stebbins & Saint Michael

Upon landing in Stebbins our first greeting was a chilling wind; the next was much warmer, Tribal President Anna Nashoanak and her three kids in a truck. It was my first trip to a bush village.  I was not nervous until my feet hit the ground; I was afraid of what this remote village would…

Kenai Volunteer Center Construction Update August 2017

In June 2017, we commenced construction of our 50-bed Alaska Missions Volunteer Center, and thanks to amazing summer staff leadership and skilled mission teams, the Volunteer Center materialized with blazing speed. Our construction project management team consisted of two summer staff couples, Rodney & Hilda Spradlin from Kentucky and David & Millie Moreland of Louisiana….

Kenai Peninsula Sports Camp 2017

Kenai Peninsula Sports Camp 2017 was a bustling hub of endless fun and lots of Jesus. Each camper that participated in any of the various camps (soccer, football, archery, and volleyball) received encouragement from volunteer coaches, yummy snacks, a ton of fun, and their very own FCA sports Bible. From our Assistant Director and Sports…

What is the Salmon Frenzy Internship?

Alaska Missions offers not only a great vessel for short-term mission opportunities, but also a longer stretch of time geared towards young adults and college students. The summer internships offered through Alaska missions are a great way to teach skills that young adults and college students need in the real working world. Here’s what the…

Salmon Frenzy 2017

Salmon Frenzy 2017 was an eventful dip netting season. Alaska Missions mobilized more than 150 volunteers each week to meet needs and break down walls on North Beach, South Beach, Kasiloff, and Kenai City boat dock…