It’s Camp Time!

We are in the last few weeks of an uphill challenge to raise the final resources to fully fund all our camps for orphans this summer at Lonesome Dove Ranch. Many of you have already given…for that we say a massive THANK YOU! These children come to camp free of charge for what may be one of the greatest weeks …

Give More Than The Present… This Christmas

This Christmas season you have the opportunity to partner with Lonesome Dove Ranch by giving a special matching gift. Every dollar you give will be multiplied towards… Four New Bunk Cabins Remodel A Barn Into A Rustic Chapel GIVE A MATCHING GIFT

Watch Highlights from “The Roundup” 2016

Royse City, Texas – July 19, 2017 – Lonesome Dove Ranch recently hosted “The Round-Up” 2016 – the first ever camp held on the Ranch. Campers from across North Texas participated in a three day, two night retreat. Many prayer partners, volunteers, and donors helped to make this camp a reality and eternally impacted the lives of these children with the …

From the Ranch: Great News!

The following is an excerpt adapted from a letter recently sent to all of our donors. It includes an important announcement about how gifts made to the Ranch between now and August 15th will make twice the difference in the lives of the children who will be attending “The Roundup” 2016! I wanted to share it with you, too, because I believe …

Lonesome Dove Ranch Set to Host “The Roundup” 2016

Royse City, Texas – July 3, 2016 – Lonesome Dove Ranch is set to host its first summer camp for children during “The Roundup” 2016. The short term summer camp will take place the week of July 11 – 15, 2016, and will be divided into two sessions – one for boys, and girls respectively.  Children from several counties across …

From the Ranch: Erosion Control – Broken Made Beautiful

The beginning of 2016 has been filled the hard work of preparation. Lonesome Dove Ranch continues the diligent process of preparing these grounds for ministry. Because of the faithful prayers and support of so many people, each day is a step closer to that reality. Sometimes the preparation is quiet and without fanfare, but this ongoing work is vital to accomplishing the mission …

From the Ranch: Be a Part of an Ongoing Miracle This Christmas

Christmas is as much about preparing a place for Jesus as it is about the preparing heart of God. In week two of our Advent series at Northplace Church, I shared how the act of preparation is an outward sign of love. The psalmist reminds us that God prepares a place for us in the presence of our enemies (Psalm 23:5) because of His love. …

From the Ranch: We are thankful for you!

We had only dreamed of a place like Lonesome Dove Ranch seven months ago when God dropped the opportunity to purchase this property into our laps.  It became a reality in 2015 because many of you said, “yes,” to help create a place where healing happens in the lives of rural pastors, and abused and neglected children. I have often said that the goodness of God …

Lonesome Dove Ranch Hosts Fall Festival for Foster/Adopt Families

Royse City, Texas – November 9, 2015 – Lonesome Dove Ranch hosted its first official ministry event on site by welcoming the children, families, and volunteers of Northplace Church’s Orphan Care Ministry to a fall festival on Sunday, November 8th. Northplace Orphan Care ministry has 22 families actively involved in either the foster/adopt process, or who are in training to …