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Trail Life troop led by Steve Meyer at Candlelight Church climbed 12,281 foot Mt. Adams in early July.

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Mettle on the Mountain: A story of courage and providence
August 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Mettle on the Mountain: A story of courage and providence

In April of 2019 we did a column about a local Trail Life troop led by Steve Meyer at Candlelight Church. Trail Life is relatively new and began as an alternative to Boy Scouts. Steve had an amazing story of how he led a group of teenage boys on a mission to build a boat starting with cutting down a tree! He sent me information and pictures of his troop’s latest adventure — an early July trip to climb 12,281 foot Mt. Adams this year. You might wonder how this fits into a series of columns about a Biblical worldview, however it makes perfect sense when you read about Steve’s mission to impart values and wisdom concerning maturity and life. The rest of the column is Steve’s account of this adventure: