ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ELLERSLIE CAMPUS
Where Does the name Ellerslie come from?
“Ellerslie” is actually the name of the birthplace and elder estate of the Scottish liberator, Sir William Wallace. In the book, The Scottish Chiefs (circa 1810, by Jane Porter), the Ellerslie estate in Scotland is described as a “refuge of the friendless, and the comfort of the unhappy” and “those whom the lawless plunderer had driven from their houses or stripped of their covering, found shelter, clothing, and food at the house of Sir William Wallace.” Wallace’s Ellerslie estate was burned to the ground by the English in the late 1200’s, and this terrible loss led to his rise as the hero of Scottish freedom. The name “Ellerslie” was inspired by that legacy. The Ellerslie Campus in Windsor, Colorado was built to be such a place of beginnings—a birthplace of heroic souls—men and women built strong to be spent for the weak ones of this earth.
What happened to Ellerslie Discipleship Training?
Ellerslie Discipleship Training lives on in the new training operation utilizing the Ellerslie Campus. The life changing discipleship material and method used by Ellerslie Discipleship Training is now being utilized exclusively by Bravehearted Personal Discipleship. Bravehearted Personal Discipleship will be using the same Ellerslie Campus in Windsor, Colorado for its training; however, it will be deploying this material and method of discipleship in a very unique and exciting way. To learn more about Bravehearted Personal Discipleship, click here.
Can I come to the Ellerslie Campus for a visit?
You would be more than welcome to come and visit us here in Windsor, Colorado. There are weekly church services on Sunday morning at 10am in the chapel and trainings happen on the campus grounds quite often, as well. But due to our unique calendar year, we sometimes have off seasons for our campus—and since we don’t want you to show up when no one is here, please notify us first if you are planning on coming for a visit at any other time than a Sunday morning. Email us at [email protected] or call us at (970) 686-9022. Learn more about visiting the Ellerslie Campus.
What is the difference between the training being offered on the Ellerslie Campus now opposed to the previous 20-week training model that most people are familiar with?
The new training model, know as Bravehearted Personal Discipleship, is building a unique and powerful model that brings in the best of on-campus/on-site training, as well as the flexibility and budget-friendly option of online schooling, together into one. For more information about this new and exciting model of training, click here.
Why Windsor, Colorado?
The reason the Ellerslie Campus ended up in Windsor, Colorado is a long story. However, the very short version hearkens back to a father and his son who both lived in Windsor back in the mid-90’s. The son attended a Bible school up in Canada and during the graduation ceremony, the father (who at the time was not a Christian), was greatly impacted by the Gospel message this Bible college delivered during its commencement address. This father subsequently gave his life to Jesus Christ, and as a gift unto His newfound Father in Heaven, he donated a tract of land in northern Colorado for the purpose of building a Bible college right there in his hometown. It’s amazing to witness how God has used that father’s gift to bless hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people the world over. Learn more of the history.
Who owns the Ellerslie Campus and are there other things that take place there throughout the calendar year?
Currently, the Ellerslie Campus is owned by Ellerslie Mission Society, a non-profit 501c3 organization. But, even outside of Bravehearted Personal Discipleship, there are quite a few smaller tenants that use the campus throughout the calendar year as well. His Little Feet, an international children’s choir is based out of the Ellerslie Campus, along with the Church at Ellerslie, Ellerslie Prep Academy (a non-traditional K-12 homeschool co-op), and Bravehearted Media Group. As a result, there are various activities taking place throughout a calendar year pertaining to those aforementioned organizations, from conferences, to banquets, to church services, to daily operations.
Can I utilize the Ellerslie Campus for my own event?
We currently do not offer rental services for our facility, but that doesn’t mean we won’t consider requests if we believe them to be conducive to our atmosphere and able to fit into our calendar seasons when the campus is more free. Please email us at [email protected] if you want to begin a discussion with us for a rental use.