Pre-order the memoir of Iral and Gwen Barrett, the couple God used to open Washington Family Ranch in Central Oregon, which houses two Young Life camps hosting thousands of middle and high schoolers each year.
Washington Family Ranch is the largest of all the Young Life camps.
Originally, the leaders of Young Life did not agree it was a good placement for a YoungLife camp. But the Barrett’s felt an unmistakable pull from the Lord.
Miraculous events occured that cannot be explained by humans during the process of preparing Iral and Gwen,
the procurement of the property and the building of camps. Especially in the light of who owned it previously – the Rajneeshpuram cult, whose leaders were later convicted of attempted murder, bio terror attacks and more.
They had also conspired to kill Charles Turner, the US Attorney for the District of Oregon. Their leader was famously known for saying “this community was built to provoke God.”
You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done –
the saving of many lives. -Genesis 50:20
Miracles included the acquisition and renovation of what later became the Oregon Governor’s Mansion, to house the first Young Life Club in the area, the lightning strike that burned only the Rajneeshpuram leader’s home down when the team felt the presence of Satan there but couldn’t agree on what should be done with it, angel appearances, how a monk influenced a pack of boys to learn about Jesus and much more.
Book will be available in paperback and in ebook format. Publishing date to be determined.