About OutlawRidge Ministries
God’s people are facing unprecedented trials, temptations, responsibilities, pressure, and persecution. Christians need to be refreshed and strengthened. The unsaved need Jesus and their struggles and cries echo in our hearts. We have a duty and a call to step up and step out.
The Lord has given us our marching orders –
Mission Statement – Develop a western equestrian themed Christian sanctuary that is a serene place of refuge, respite, and learning to serve and minister to the people, where they may recharge, progress, or begin their lives with Christ with an emphasis on edification, worship, teaching, discipleship, private
serenity, and Bible study while also experiencing educational opportunities and interaction with resident rescued and adopted equine, facilitating responsible stewardship of God’s creation.
The Lord calls His people to be stewards of His grace (I Peter 4:10). He also commands us to be stewards of His creation (Genesis 1:26). OutlawRidge Ministries takes this seriously and embraces these duties expressed best through our
- Refreshing those active in the mission field of Jesus Christ, be they clergy, evangelists, musicians or teachers, to strengthen them through a period of serene respite.
- Uplifting and teaching those hungering for Truth.
- Sharing biblical values embracing compassionate, entrusted stewardship of God’s creation.
Assisted by a volunteer Board of Directors, OutlawRidge Ministries co-founders and managers are David and Debi Plekan. Together they form a unified team, in love with Jesus Christ, trusting the Holy Spirit’s lead, in service for God’s glory.
David and Debi’s extensive volunteer and ministry experience include in part; charitable and community service organizations, hosting Bible studies, youth mentorship, managing respite services, equine adoption and rehabilitation, and serving in their local church.
In addition to the Lord’s ministry and serving as a church director, David, educated in equine management and training, has been a clinician and teacher sharing his methods of natural horsemanship through stewardship, especially regarding abused or adopted horses.
Called to ministry in 2008, Debi is an ordained teacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, anointed through the laying on of hands by elders of Followers of Christ church. Her years of work and volunteer service include social and human services, biblical mentorship, intercessory prayer, business management, and church leadership.
For God’s gifts and His call are irrevocable. [He never withdraws them when once they are given, and He does not change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call.] Romans 11:29 (AMPC)