About: Outdoor Truths

For over eighteen years Gary Miller served as the Senior Pastor of the Pump Springs Baptist Church in Harrogate Tennessee. In 2003 Gary began pursuing his desire to write a newspaper column to hunters and fishermen that would lead them to contemplate their relationship with their Creator. What started out as a weekly article led to what is now a syndicated article found in magazines, journals, and newspapers in 18 states across the nation.

Recent Posts by Outdoor Truths

God’s Schedule

It’s hard to find a better month for hunting and fishing than April. With the fish biting and the turkeys gobbling, I find myself in a fevered pitch trying to fit it all in. If I could just get my grass to stop growing until June, then I’d be fine. But there’s also the garage […]


Every now and then a hunter has to either replace or add a new property to hunt. Sometimes it’s exciting to think about the possibilities and other times it’s a chore because of all the scouting and preparing that must be done before the season. And if the land is of any size, it usually […]


Whether you are on the water or in the woods, if fish or game is involved, so is scouting. Just because your boat is in the water, doesn’t mean all you have to do is drop a line in order to catch fish. The same goes for the woods. It doesn’t matter what game you […]

Self Esteem

Another turkey season is arriving soon. And even though I’m excited about the possibilities, I’m reminded again of my distaste for the characteristics of this bird. Yes, he’s beautiful. Yes, he’s hardy. And yes, he’s a wily competitor. But his best contribution is his shining example of all I don’t want to be and all […]

Quality not Quantity

Both fishing and hunting are in a lull. Hunting is pre-turkey season and the fish have been washed to Florida due to all the flooding here lately. Our lakes are above summer pool. It’s crazy. As I write, another wave of rain has come through, with more to follow. Looks like Spring will have plenty […]

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