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We exist to transform lives and strengthen communities by providing healing, hope and God’s unconditional love to children and youth at-risk.

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HOW WE DO IT

100% full scholarship summer camp for kids and year-round leadership development for older students allow children to learn love, hope and new life skills through positive role modeling and hands-on experiences. We also serve families and veterans through our equestrian therapy program.

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WHY WE DO IT

God has a plan for each of us. Helping our kids overcome what the world has shown them helps them get back on a path of seeking God’s direction for their life. These children are our future neighbors, employees and community members. Every child matters. And while we can’t change their past, we can help transform their future.

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CONFERENCE & RETREAT CENTER

When we’re not pouring ourselves into Iowa’s at-risk youth, our beautiful facility is available to you. Impact your organization with the same stunning surroundings and incredible team that help transform the lives of Iowa’s youth! 

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Fruit is born in a student

Fruit is born

Earlier this summer we shared a story about seeds planted at the Ranch—seeds of confidence, faith, love, trust and forgiveness. Slowly growing and maturing over the years, and by slowly we mean sometimes it feels like watching paint dry, we…

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words of God's identity

Where do you find your identity?

“Stupid.” “Poor.” “Idiot.” “Liar.” Danisha listens as her peers yell out words in the Gathering Hall. Then she contributes her own: “ugly”. It is Monday night’s assembly and the speaker, Lydia, has asked students to shout out words that they’re…

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Family group of boys

Family is like a tree

A group of 10-year-old boys gathered for small group time after Wednesday’s assembly. Matt, our Executive Director, had just shared how family is like a tree. It got the boys thinking: what are the roots of my family and what…

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spiritual retreat boat building

Spiritual Retreat

Serving students at-risk nearly every minute of every day for the better part of a week can be an exhilarating, although exhausting, position. Jesus taught on the importance of rest for the soul and our team leaders are no exception. Restored and refreshed leaders…

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