The First Speech at Sola

The First Speech at Sola

[This speech was given by Dean Walker of the Geneva Institute of Christian Thought on a visit to Sola on June 4, 2020]  God’s Speech and Human Knowledge  Thank you SOLA for the opportunity to speak tonight and share some thoughts about a topic that I think...

Got Umbrellas?

We're looking for donations of used umbrellas to be put in a basket for hikers to borrow when they are in town and it is raining. Do you have any to donate? Drop them off or send them our way! - Thanks, Banzai.

How Long Have You Gone Without a Shower?

How long have you gone without a shower? Two days? Three? Four!?! My personal record—and I'm oddly proud of this—is five days. It would be one thing to go without a shower in regular home and office life, but my five days were while vigorously hiking the Appalachian...

Confessing Our Hope Podcast

A nice mention of our work was made on the Greenville Seminary "Confessing Our Hope" podcast:

A New Roof and an Old Bell

On Saturday November 9th, 2019 I was on my garage roof hammering in a donated coffee-can-worth of "Big Nails" with my friend Eric Foust when at 4:04 PM we heard the bell chime from our beloved Unionville Presbyterian Church. The bell now chimes hourly, even through...

Is Your Burden Light?

Is Your Burden Light?

When you leave Sola and head back on the Appalachian Trail be sure to weigh your backpack for "Every man shall bear his own burden."

Sobo Season at Sola

This September we thought the hiker season was about passed. We figured we'd see a few southbound (sobo) hikers, but have been surprised at just how many hikers we've had over. Some have been Sobo's and others have been section hikers taking advantage of the continued...