God's Great Outdoors

Gerry Caillouet

God's Great Outdoors - Bob Schilly

September 21, 2015
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A little to the west of St. Louis, Missouri is the location of this week’s Trail To Adventure! as Gerry rendezvous with a very old friend, Bob Schilly. The men met at the very first Trophies Of Grace Whitetail Deer Hunt hosted by a chapter of Christian Bowhunters Of America over two decades ago, The Lord Of The Harvest Archery Club. Gerry nicknamed his new friend “Missouri Bob” because of where he hailed from. They look back on this event and how God is still using the hunt to change lives for eternity! Bob also tells how the Ohio hunt made such an impact on him and some guys he’d brought that they started doing the same thing at their home in Missouri. Beyond these wonderful memories, Bob also relates how he has had to battle cancer as part of his life’s journey, but God was with him all the way! Both of these hunts are in late October. For more information on the Ohio hunt call (937) 837-0604 and on the Missouri hunt call (573) 846-7031.

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About Gerry Caillouet

Gerry Caillouet was born the 21st of April 1955 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The family were members of a church that sadly emphasized good works at the expense of grace. This perpetrated Gerry's youthful rebellion against the things of God - until later in life, when his first son was born.

The two most memorable years of Gerry's childhood were spent living on his grandparents farm in upstate New York. Gerry's father instructed him in firearm safety, archery and fly fishing. Gerry spent summers visiting his older sister in the upper peninsula of Michigan. All this stirred a desire for adventure in the outdoors.

After finishing high school, Gerry joined the Marine Corps for adventure. There his rebellion increased. He occasionally dropped in on church, but had no interest in knowing God.

When his tour of duty over in 1976, Gerry and Cyndi were married. To their joy, they had their first son, Courtney. But the young marriage was in trouble. The couple stayed together for their child's sake.

Finally, a co-worker of Gerry's shared about a father's responsibility to care for his children's spiritual well-being in addition to the physical needs. Gerry, feeling condemned by how he had lived - and not understanding God's unconditional love and grace, was sure he would go to Hell when he died. But Gerry did not want his son to make the same mistakes and then to suffer the same fate. So, Gerry began to seek the truth, and he eventually accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1978! Within two weeks his wife Cyndi received the Lord also! Soon their daughter Katie was born, then two years later their second son, Clinton was born. Praise the Lord for this Christian family!

God turned Gerry's love of the outdoors and of adventure in to a ministry that reaches out to unsaved men, women, and children that share these interests. Gerry hosts and produces this nationally syndicated Christian radio program, and Cyndi is the Director of Operations.

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