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…devotional thoughts from our retreat leaders…


Transformed Lives

…testimonies from our alumni…


Beautiful and Rare Balance

I marvel that as pastors we can proclaim to and believe about others an identity in Christ we ourselves have unknowingly let Satan blind us to . . . we love others but hate ourself . . .

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You are my child!

My week at SonScape was full of moments with my wife and with God. I discovered how badly I had been treating myself. I heard God speak to me on the hiking trail, in the sessions . . .

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My joy and heart have been restored…

Friends, all I can say is that my desire this week was to reconnect with the Lord and to re-orient my third culture and wounded missionary heart. Before my week here with my wife, I had hit . . .

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A New Perspective

This retreat was a last resort for me. After 25 years of ordained ministry, 20 of which in the same parish, I felt abandoned by God, disenchanted with ministry, and . . .

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Who God Made Us to Be

The most powerful part of our SonScape retreat experience was the opportunity to come away to a quiet place and honestly reflect on who God has made us to be.

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…our newsletters…


Spring Update 2017

Passing the Baton . . .

The time has come to pass the baton! In October 2002 I was asked to become the CEO of SonScape Retreats. For the past 141/2 years, it has been my great privilege to serve as CEO and then President of an incredible ministry where . . .

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Spring Update 2016

Something New . . .

On May 1 a new book will appear in Christian bookstores across the country. Pastors are People Too is written by Jimmy Dodd and Larry Magnuson as a part of a new series published by David C. Cook for and about pastors.

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Fall Update 2015

SonScape Retreats . . . still on the move!
by Larry Magnuson

Fifteen years ago SonScape held 10 retreats reaching 75 Christian leaders annually. This year there will be 32 retreats; 3 will be held internationally and 29 between Colorado, Tennessee, and New York.

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Other Interesting Info

…articles, videos, etc. from like-minded folks…


Just Breathe

by Jonny Diaz | jonnydiaz.com | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnjeMwxFuBA

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