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Thriving in Perilous Times

This is a Free Event

Places of refuge are arising. These hope-filled communities of all shapes and sizes will be critical to advance the Kingdom and fulfill the great commission during turbulent times.

If you feel called to this unique ministry or want to gain confidence in disaster preparedness, come and connect with other like-hearted believers and get better equipped for your journey.

  • Cultivate a place of refuge
  • Become a habitation
  • Gain prophetic lenses of the times
  • Understand historical lessons
  • Acquire disaster preparedness techniques
  • Keep a Great Commission mindset
  • Learn homesteading skills
  • Biblical and Historical Perspective on Refuge and Rescuers
  • Foundational Components to Building a Place of Refuge and Hope
  • Three Expressions of Refuge in the Future (includes a focus on the Jewish component)
  • Suffering and Persecution — The New Normal
  • Developing an Auxiliary Network and Conducting an Area Study
  • Refuge Communities — Finding Your Tribe

Registrants are invited to come as early as Monday/stay as late as Sunday to serve the needs of the base for no additional cost.  

*CRI is looking for staff and short-term volunteers to help the CRI Mission Base to become more sustainable and help cultivate a place of refuge.

Speak to an Advisor

Chuck Reber

Chuck Reber

Chuck is director of Prepare The Way Today Ministries. His ministry focus is on equipping the body of Christ to understand the times and develop practical strategies on how to prepare our homes and churches to reach people in times of crisis.

Chuck teaches and consults on the urgent need to raise up places of refuge as communities of hope in response to the coming crisis. His teachings emphasize the biblical, historical, and practical components of refuge places.

Chuck and his wife, Linda, are currently engaged in the process of developing a place of refuge in central Ohio.

Michael Fickess

Michael Fickess

Michael Fickess is devoted to calling believers to pursue a more intimate relationship with God through authentic community, effective prayer, revelational knowledge of Scripture, and hunger for the “deep things” of God. Michael is a prolific author, intercessor, speaker, and Bible teacher at Morningstar University and Comenius School for Creative Leadership, Morningstar’s K-12 school. He and his wife, Rachelle, live in Charlotte, North Carolina, and have two children, Samuel and Ari. In addition to their ministry pursuits, Michael and his family also have a passion for gardening and homesteading because this simple lifestyle allows them to spend more time together as a family, enjoy nature, and live a more self-sufficient lifestyle in turbulent times.



Apr 27 - 29 2022



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CRI Mission Base


CRI Mission Base
2494 Camp Jaycee Road, Blue Ridge, Virginia 24064