“What an amazing, beautiful and comforting get-away. We are positive that God is going to use you and this special ministry.” NE


“Thank you, thank you, thank you for…allowing us to relax and reflect on God’s goodness.” NE


“My spirit leapt at the presence of God throughout this [place]…indeed my dry bones came to life again as the breath of God enlivened me.” NE


“We were blessed and refreshed as we were able to get away and rest and be fed…physically as well as spiritually.” NE


“We enjoyed a most blessed time. We absolutely love this place – its beauty and peacefulness!” NE


“So well thought out, so well done! God be praised!” CO


“Drawbridge has given us a time together to be at peace without distractions. The warmth of your  hearts have refreshed us mightily.” NE


“Everything made us feel so comfortable and cared for. We definitely hope to visit you again.” NE


“We are very thankful for a retreat to relax & recuperate. Awesome time!”  IA


“There is a special anointing on this [place]. May HE richly bless and provide so that this important ministry may continue to bless HIS church, HIS mission and HIS kingdom work.” NE


“There is so much peace and the presence of God here. Thank you for answering God’s call and vision for this ministry, It is much needed!” NE


“We have been overwhelmed by your kindness and the very tangible sense of Gods presence…” NE


“Every meal and every detail you put into the Retreat Center has made our time here amazing.” NE


“What a wonderful blessing this was…We know this place and…vision will bless and offer a place of healing to many.” NE


“This has been a great gift at a time in our lives we need care!” CO


“Everything you offer here is such a blessing & very restful. Thank you so very much!” CO


“We were very blessed by the many comforts our stay at the Drawbridge offered.” NE


“Jesus invites us to: ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.’ (Mark 6:31) We give thanks to God that He led us to this ‘quiet place.’” NE


“This place embodies the extravagant love of God with all the attention to detail put into it. …everything was done with top quality, communicating [the] value God has for the individual. We have been blessed by our time here.” NE


“What a peaceful and blessed time we enjoyed at the Drawbridge…we have been the recipients of the Father’s love through it.” NE


“The guest quarters are exquisite!” NE


“We felt so relaxed and comfortable in the wonderful, private nest you provided for us. It is evident the Lord is in this place!” NE


“What a big blessing and a joy it has been to stay at the Drawbridge! We are so thankful for this place and all the effort…put into making it so relaxing.” NE


“Thank you so much for everything! Your place is wonderful and just what we needed in this time of our lives.” KS


“You are making an environment for healing and refreshment. Thanks for this time and space and fellowship.” KS


“We feel relaxed & refreshed after our short stay – such a peaceful sanctuary. May those who seek out this blessed place be as great of a blessing to you as you are to them.” NE


“We had such a relaxing time! It was the perfect timing to rest & recharge. We thank God for your servant hearts and for your generosity. This is a fabulous and much needed ministry!” MO


[The Drawbridge] “is an amazing place to relax and enjoy nature. Thank you for sharing your vision of ministering to those in ministry.” NE


“Our time here has been filled with nothing but peace and relaxation. We are so grateful for this ministry God has birthed. Absolutely needed!”  NE


“We are blessed and refreshed by our time spent at Drawbridge. We are leaving with peaceful hearts and rested minds” NE


“We praise God for the hospitality…provided and are grateful for this much needed ministry!!” NE


“May God continue to use this beautiful place to renew and refresh all who are blessed to stay here.” NE


“We pray for blessings on you as you continue this so needed ministry and for all those who cross the Drawbridge that they leave as refreshed, renewed and relaxed as we do!” FL


“Though our stay was short, we are beyond grateful for this opportunity and pray showers of blessings upon you both and your ministries. Thanks for opening up… to love on people and invest in marriages.” NE


“The peace, relaxation, comfort and the care provided is outstanding. It provides an opportunity for HIS shepherds to pray, meditate, reflect and listen for the Lord’s still small voice.” NE


“It has been a wonderful blessing enjoying the ministry of the Drawbridge. The atmosphere, fellowship and food was outstanding. The hand of God is shown everywhere.” NE


“Staying at the Drawbridge could not have come at a better time for us. What an amazing opportunity to get away for the weekend for a time to relax and refocus and be poured into…” NE


“Several of the books you have available for our reading pleasure include a dedication to those who have served the function of Aaron and Hur in holding up Moses’ arms in the author’s life. It strikes us that you provide the opposite service: You let the pastor (and his wife) bring his arms down‑not just physically, but also emotionally, and maybe also psychologically. You provide rest for our souls. We were able to let our hair down—figuratively…Between your incredible attention to every detail and this setting in God’s magnificent creation, we have been pampered, cared for, and renewed beyond anything we could have imagined. We are incredibly grateful God called you to this unique ministry, and even more thankful you listened and acted. Thanks for stepping out of the boat!” IA


“We have been so blessed and refreshed and encouraged. Our time here has been so relaxing and energizing, all at the same time. This ministry is so important and so appreciated. Thank You!” NE


“Thank you so much for creating such a relaxing & beautiful get-away for pastors. This time away was more needed than we even realized and such an incredible blessing.” NE


“Not only did we have a moment to take a breath, we also had a few days (to) reconnect as a couple.” SD


“This time helped (pastor) to disconnect from the ever present church needs that are always there, so that he could take care of himself. In turn, he can now go back home and care for his flock better than before.” SD


“We have great respect for the Drawbridge and all you do here. You are needed so very much and we are most grateful for the love and care you’ve shown to us.” SD


“This place has been a great place of refuge and refreshment during a difficult time in ministry. We are praying that the Lord blesses and sustains this place. It is a one-of-a-kind ministry in our area and so,so, needed.” NE


“Thank you so much again for providing a place of solace during a season of stress. We found so much peace & refreshment as we stepped away & rested.” NE

“We were blown away at the accommodations, the meals and how welcoming this place is. We felt the presence of God the moment we walked in!” NE


“We are immensely thankful for your obedience to the Lord as He has called you to serve those who serve; we are definitely refreshed after spending time here.” NE


“We are sad to leave today, but go back feeling refreshed, encouraged, and renewed! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all you do.” NE


“We felt like we were dreaming when we arrived! The quality of rest and relaxation we had was invaluable.” NE


“Words really can’t describe how great our stay here has been. It is so beautiful, serene and restful.” MO


“Your gift of hospitality is definitely appreciated – not just because you blessed us – but because you bless so many with your ministry here!” MO


“This time spent was a welcome respite for us. God has blessed you with caring hearts and facilities to carry out your ministry. Thank you for everything!” NE


“What a blessing this was. Truly a place to catch your breath, gather your thoughts and meet with God.” NE


“Thanks so much for your hospitality! In so many ways you go above and beyond in love, encouragement and pampering.” NE


“Peace and quiet, surrounded by the beauty of God’s creation, enfolded in the warmth of Christian fellowship—what a Christ-empowered gift you have given us.” IA


“We cannot imagine a better place to spend our 25th anniversary. The Lord is truly honored by this ministry and by your lives and love in His service.” IA