Your national park experience can be a holy experience, too.

America’s 61 national parks are beloved around the world for their inspiring natural beauty and unmatched diversity. They can also be places to reconnect with God and the sacred. National parks engage our five senses, but engaging a sixth sense, the sense of the holy, will transform your national park experience.

In America’s Holy Ground: 61 Faithful Reflections on Our National Parks, dive deeper into a unique aspect of each park, from Acadia to Zion, and reframe how you think about the parks and your faith. Connections, sabbath, reflection, perspective, beginnings, art, restoration – these are just a few of the themes you’ll encounter on your national park journey. A trio of questions with each entry will help you see the bigger picture of your life and new ways to approach your relationship with God, your community, and your faith. Whether you’re on the road or at home in your reading nook, think about your favorite national park in a whole new way!

Available April 30, 2019

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America's Holy Ground: 61 Faithful Reflections on Our National Parks
America's Holy Ground: 61 Faithful Reflections on Our National Parks
Happy first birthday to Gateway Arch National Park. Even thought the Arch has been among the most recognizable structures for more than five decades, the park formerly known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was renamed on this date in 2018. (NPS Photo)

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"America's Holy Ground" will be available April 30, 2019, but you can pre-order it now from a variety of online vendors. Here's your one-stop shop!

Meet Brad and Bruce

Brad Lyons and Bruce Barkhauer

We aren't backwoods hermits - we're normal folks just like you who  love national parks. We just happened to figure out a way to take it to the next level!