God's Great Outdoors

Gerry Caillouet

God's Great Outdoors - Phil Norman

October 5, 2015
00:00 0
Gerry visits the state of Maryland where he grew up during his school years, as a youth. While there he connected with Phil Norman, a wildlife biologist in the state who heads up a local area’s management and control of their growing whitetail deer population. Phil explains how an excessively large number of deer can eat themselves “out of house and home,” destroying habitat not only for the deer, but all wildlife if not kept in check by hunting. This is a problem in many locations across the nation. Phil also shares how he came to receive Jesus Christ and spent time on the mission field in Europe. Now he’s reaching out to veterans on hunts with Jeremiah Catlin of Chappy’s Outdoors. This ministry gets veterans into the outdoors, with many of them battling a struggle physically and/or with emotional issues as well. Yet, even more importantly they introduce these men and women to the Creator God, Jesus Christ who spoke all the things we see and enjoy in the world into existence.

Featured Resources From God's Great Outdoors

Listen to God's Great Outdoors on Amazon Echo and Google Home Learn How

About God's Great Outdoors

Join us on The Trail to Adventure a weekly 25-minute radio program that takes you on the journey to meet with well-known Christians who enjoy the outdoors.

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.

Contact God's Great Outdoors with Gerry Caillouet

Mailing Address
God's Great Outdoors
8193 Emerick Road
West Milton,OH 45383
Telephone Numbers
1-877-TALKGGO (1-877-825-5446)
(937) 698-3656
9 am TO 6 pm EST