I miss John!
John was one of those special guys in our church in Panama. He didn’t have a lot, and some would say he didn’t have a lot going for him. But, he offered me
Is it Real?
That your faith and worship of God might be proven to be genuine… Mara and I recently listened to a sermon based on the opening chapters of the book of
FAQ – Are you excited to be going back?
"Are you excited to be going back?" That's the question we're asked most frequently these days. I know I shouldn't read too much into it, nor stress over
What do We Pray For? – part 5
This is one of the biggies - one of my most strategic and frequent requests! Father, please give us eight lay couples who are full of faith and amazed by
What do We Pray For? part 4
We pray that people will be open to working through The Story Of Hope Bible Study! Our goal is always to make disciples - followers of Jesus Christ. One
God answered our prayers for a fantastic weekend at Bethany Camp. He provided the needed snow and brought together over 200 people for the event. The crowd
7 Ways to Fight Distraction While Praying
There are times that I can't even remember what it was that I just prayed about! I find that frustrating. I appreciated the post by Gavin Ortlund on the
The Money-saving Way to Haul Away Debris
The demolition part of the ParkPlace project has come to an end. Rather than spend money on a dumpster, the city advised Jon to put the debris in buckets and
The Church’s Number One Enemy: Boko Haram
Below is a blog post from David Whiting which contains a blog post from another other writer. Why all of the re-posting? Because this article opens our eyes to