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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #50 on: May 06, 2021, 05:48:28 PM »
I am humbled as I present with honor the very RR Oupost in Texas that responded to a cold call (Email) I made a few years ago about a game called Redemption. Here is the church and outpost from where a Godsend Commander by the name of Ken came from. He responded to God's call to learn, play, and spread Redemption to all Royal Rangers and beyond. The rest is amazing history. Meet Commander Ken at Nats2021!!!

Fast forward to 2021 as a young Commander mentored by Commander Ken bears fruits from Outpost68 as he learns Redemption at STXRR PowWow2021. Cmdr Peter shares Camelot Christian Center as the venue for the 2021 TX State Tournament. GOD IS SO GOOD!!!


TOURNEY PIC MEMORIES!
https://www.cactusforums.com/official-tournaments/tx-state-tournament-(0405jun2021-san-antonio/msg604775/#msg604775
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #51 on: May 07, 2021, 10:09:54 AM »
For the 1st time in Royal Rangers history, Redemption has been implemented as one of STXRR's official EDGE classes! Basic to intermediate Redemption classes will be taught in two 2hr sessions. RAID-style Redemption will also be introduced for the first time at the event by Cmdr Royce! KNOWLEDGE! FELLOWSHIP! FUN!!!

30/31July 2021



God bless Cmdr Damon Barber for pioneering this effort!
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #52 on: June 14, 2021, 07:27:44 PM »
The huge success of Redemption at OK PowWow2021 proves that the game indeed fits perfectly into the RR lifestyle. With three states (TX,AL,OK) all pioneering the game successfully at their RR events, we pray and declare all states to follow suit apart from international beginnings.

OK RR PowWow Redemption Photo Album:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/9q3TGcNKHLK62U8s5


Below are pic highlights from the OK PowWow2021. All original pic posting are in the Redemption Discord's RR channel.

Presenting the oldest Redemption player in history thus far - RR Alumni Cmdr Loy Barber A.K.A. Tater Bug. He is 86 years young!!! Loy is pictured w the pioneering OK demo team who are all from a single outpost led by Cmdrs Travis M & Toby C. To left of Loy is our own Travis M who taught Loy the game yesterday.



Redemption activity at OK PowWow2021 began the day before it was supposed to start, with new players from Chi Alpha (who helped set up camp) and a couple of outposts who came early.




As soon as after lunch of Day 1, the Redemption gaming hall was always filled with new learner's and new players wanting to practice more.





Friday night worship service probably catapulted Redemption as a major in-demand activity at OK PowWow2021 when District Commander Sid McCoy blessed me with the opportunity to speak briefly about the game then him following it up up w his own testimonial about Redemption.






The Redemption gaming hall getting filled with a couple of outposts on Friday night after Service which alone boasted a total of more than 30 players in the room led by Outpost 139's Cmdr Chris S plus Saturday non-stop game teaching from 8am to a room full of new players every hour until close to midnight - I am convinced of God's overwhelming presence at the event with His big smile knowing that his RR children have learned His game and will spread it to the ends of the earth!



The whole Redemption family would wish to thank OK RR Commanders Pastor Joe Blackwood & Ronnie Ewert for embracing the game at LEAD. Many thanks for Cmdr Joe making sure that Redemption is pushed as a PowWow2021 event. Super thanks to District Commander Sid McCoy for expressing his love and support for the game not just by sharing his testimonial throughout the whole camp but also for making sure that Redemption becomes a regular OK RR activity for ages to come!

We pray and declare an amazing destiny for the OK RR! We declare an amazing Redemption destiny for TX,AL, and OK as the three states spread Redemption wildfire across the country, the world, Mars, and beyond!!!
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #53 on: June 17, 2021, 10:08:37 AM »
Such an inspiration for Redemption to be pioneered at South TX EDGE! Let all other States adopt this new tradition!!!
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #54 on: August 03, 2021, 03:10:02 AM »
Laredo TX is on the Royal Rangers Redemption Map!!!

Enjoy Friday night and all of Saturday filled with Learn-N-Play mini expo events that also includes tournaments. Many thanks to Cmdr. Paul T. for his amazing enthusiasm after he learned the game at the 2021 STXRR EDGE Conference that pioneered Redemption as a training class - many thanks to Cmdr. Damon B.).

Tournaments at the mini expo:
https://www.cactusforums.com/official-tournaments/tx-back-to-back-localdistrict-tournaments-(laredo-0304-sept-2021)/msg605078/?topicseen#new

Here is the flyer Cmdr. Paul has for the event:


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Laredo TX (03-04Sep2021). Redemption seeds planted amongst a little more than 20 total new players including harvesting a couple of new teachers of the game. Keep planting seeds dearest players! Thanks for hosting RR Cmdr Paul! Thank you Pastor Patrick for supporting the event!




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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #55 on: October 10, 2021, 12:36:45 AM »
And God's graces continue abounding for RR Redemption!

Cmdr Frank F (Houston area) has today organized some Redemption at an RR sectional first aid skills event. He had 11 yr old Rogan (South TX RR Redemption demo team member) and Cmdr Frank's son, Jayce (7), teach some Redemption and ran an unofficial tournament.  The section's trophy for the 1st aid event name even befits the game!


Cmdr Frank was not able to take pictures when Rogan (proudly wearing his RR Redemption demo team badge) and Jayce were teaching some others the game. They were sitting down to play a game & another game was started that they had to join. Pics below show Rogan and Jayce playing against each other.



Kudos to Cmdr Frank for making Redemption part of his section's RR activities! God bless!
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #56 on: March 01, 2022, 06:34:03 AM »
Prayers up as Redemption is featured at the following Royal Rangers regional conferences!

c/o Your Turn Games
(Game Master Derek Tirado)
South East 04/05Mar2022 - Orlando FL
https://southeastregionroyalrangers.com/regional-conference/
(See next post for pics and highlights)

c/o Redemptive Knights Gaming (Cmdr Chris Staggers)
South Central 11/12Mar2022 - Tulsa OK
https://scr-royalrangers.org/event/south-central-regional-conference-2022-ready-up-to-make-heaven-crowded

Cmdr Chris S retails and demos at the South Central RR Regional Leadership Conference.

RR Redemption players help Cmdr Chris demo the game to new commanders who have embraced Redemption for the first time. Seen with junior RRs Trevor and Tanner M is Cmdr Joe B (who is responsible for making Redemption a major PowWow activity amongst OK RRs). Alex S (Cmdr Chris' son) is another junior RR who helped teach the game at the conference.


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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #57 on: March 08, 2022, 10:09:31 PM »
Derek T and Your Turn Games was a highlight at the 2022 Royal Rangers South East Regional Leadership Conference.



A testimony that Redemption seeds were planted amongst RR leadership to gather harvest back at their districts and outposts.



Derek got to play with no other than Royal Rangers International Programs Director Cmdr. Jeremiah H who has relearned the game as he already has the starter decks but hasn’t played in a while.


Derek as Cmdr. Jeremiah beat him in their second starter deck game!


Your Turn Games wrapped up the conference with teaching these high energy brothers. They really had fun and plan to keep playing!

Many thanks to Derek and YTG for taking on an RR mission!

HARVEST TIME!!!
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #58 on: April 13, 2022, 10:14:36 PM »
***2022 SOUTH TX ROYAL RANGERS POWWOW HIGHLIGHTS***

04-08-2022

A few hours before it all began....


As in the past years there will always be an advanced party of RR Redemption enthusiasts wanting to hang out and start learning and practicing while we finish setting up store and demo areas....


A couple of hours til PowWow officially launches....


Cmdr Royce (lower left of main tent) posing w Brandon (The Arena Games) as they prep dek registration for Redemption R.A.I.D.!


More R.A.I.D.! Tourney prep. Volunteers get points for this type of service credited to their Outpost total points accrual to determine best PowWow outpost. RR kids w Redemption badges are demo team members. Shown below is RR Samson E -- it's his 4th Redemption demo team year. He was 8 when he began with the team.


R.A.I.D.!  tourney ongoing after dinner and before Friday night service.


New demo team member and self-proclaimed PowWow 2022 Redemption spokesman....


The annual Friday night after-service Redemption hangout at STX PowWow. Forced curfew at midnight else these gamers will not sleep!


And....more late Friday night RAID! matches unfold...

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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #59 on: April 13, 2022, 10:14:49 PM »
***2022 SOUTH TX ROYAL RANGERS POWWOW HIGHLIGHTS***

04-09-2022

Pre-breakfast...


The Redemption tent has never been empty...all day...




Annual Saturday late night Redemption...


The legend himself, Cmdr Ken Porter (left) in convo w The Arena's Brandon Coderre. Ken is the reason why Redemption harvests players from Royal Rangers in the South Central region and beyond.


More late night Redemption....



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Shoutout to our regular Redemption fan club, the 'Eaten by Worms Gang'.

SUPER SHOUTOUT TO POWWOW CAMP BOSS CMDR CHAD H FOR MAKING REDEMPTION AN OFFICIAL ACTIVITY WHERE RR's AND THEIR OUTPOSTS GAIN POINTS TO DETERMINE WHO IS BEST AFTER THE EVENT.  CMDR CHAD IS ALSO A REDEMPTION GAMER.
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #60 on: July 16, 2022, 03:19:35 PM »
***THE BIRTH OF ROYAL RANGERS REDEMPTION AT THE LEGENDARY CAMPORAMA***

To all Royal Ranger Redemption players at at Camporama2022:
I have proudly worn your Camporama shirt and patch for 2 years since the event was postponed in 2020. Wear yours proudly as you teach the game to all at camp! I will miss y'all!



Following is a highlights log witnessing how God's game is spread through our beloved Royal Rangers. This time it's at their national camping even held every 4 years.  This year 2022 is a make up for the postponed event in 2000 due to the pandemic.  Commander Ken Porter --- your pioneering seeds are reaping HARVEST, sir!!!

Camporama 2022 promo vid:  https://youtu.be/w686GecvfWk

HIGHLIGHTS:

Courtesy of Cmdr Royce A - TX (posted on Discord):





Courtesy of Cmdr Adam A - NY (posted on Discord):

Right (in blue) is Rogan, our very own STX junior RR Redemption demo team member battling in R.A.I.D.



God bless our RR Redemption leaders @CmdrRoyce(RedRanger) (TX) and @CmdrChris (OK) who have paved the way for THE BIRTH of Redemption at Camporama.  @CmdrJoe (OK) helped @CmdrRoyce(RedRanger) secure a spot there in the Oklahoma area, with a tent kindly provided by Cmdr Travis M's outpost.  Cmdr. Travis's outpost pioneered the OK RR Redemption demo team at OK PowWow2021.

Thanks to all who volunteered to plant Redemption seeds to new RR players. We pray and declare unprecedented multiplication of players thru the Royal Rangers as they keep embracing God's game!!!

I have great faith that the next Camporama would reach more thousands! And by God's grace around that time it would be around 6000 from US Camporama, and 20,000 from Germany Bundescamp whose RR souls would be touched by the game.

I could not contain my feelings of being truly blessed as TX and OK join forces to plant Redemption seeds!!

I also KNOW for sure that the AL RRs led by @CmdrJohnR are planting Redemption seeds in their region. I hope they visited the SCentral regional camping area as well.

And ofc @CmdrAdam --- let us never forget that NY RRs are on the Redemption map because of him! I still pray and declare much fruits from Redemption  for the north east region when this amazing RR commander reunites with @Dario Dante to gather much harvest from seeds they have and will continue to plant in NY and beyond!

Also to all other Redemption players reading this channel and do not have any idea what R.A.I.D. (Ranger Actions In Discipleship) is --
https://www.cactusforums.com/redemption-unofficial-tournaments/raid-official-rules-(unofficial-tournament)-and-faq/msg606964/#msg606964

Kudos to our RR Redemption jedi for sowing much seeds!!!
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #61 on: August 16, 2022, 08:43:18 PM »
*** 2022 SOUTH TEXAS EDGE CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS***

EDGE conference is designed to give RRs training, fellowship and refreshment while giving them GREAT value. If you mentor future men or want to learn more about how to do so effectively, EDGE has something for you.

The night before South TX District EDGE2022.  This is my 5th year spreading the seeds at this leadership conference where pioneering RR Redemption commander gamers were born a few years ago, led by legendary Ken Porter.





Featuring...R.A.I.D.! format invented by Cmdr Royce A:


Yours truly w 3 of our Royal Ranger Redemption players - far right (Cmdr Royce R.A.I.D.! inventor), far left (Cmdr Eder), 2nd from right (GMA junior Noah son of Cmdr Royce).


Guest speaker Royal Rangers International missionary Cmdr Jeremiah Hembree (right) in prayer with great friends gave an amazing inspirational talk and prayer at the dinner and awards ceremony.  Jeremiah Hembree -- pastor, missionary, Royal Ranger, Redemption player.


Cmdr Jeremiah and me

Cmdr Jeremiah and Cmdr Eder

Saturday morning devotion led by Cmdr Chad Hutson (Camp Williams and PowWow coordinator). Chad and his sons are Redemption gamers. I did a quick talk about the game to conference participants. Pray for more amazing harvest from new commanders embracing the game in their outposts for the first time.


2023 STX PowWow has been unveiled!!! Redemption celebrates year 5 at STX PowWow2023!!!


Before EDGE ended, Zack (junior RR under Cmdr Jeff S @ Outpost 173), finally gets possession of his 1st starter that he had been waiting to get since Thursday.  He is honored to be taught the game by none other than Cmdr Ken Porter (Redemption precursor to South Central Region Royal Rangers).



Another RR Commander and Redemption player (Dr. Sam Mathis) guiding new player Zack.  Zack winning 3-1 thus far.
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Re: The Birth of Royal Rangers Redemption
« Reply #62 on: August 16, 2022, 08:44:44 PM »
Cmdr Paul T (Laredo TX) hosts the 2nd Annual LEARN-N-PLAY at his church, co-hosted by The Arena Games.
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