Flat Tires

She was headed to Texas. And though her first and new grandchild is in Texas – this is not the reason she was headed to Palestine, Tx. And she was king in style. Riding in the corporate jet. This was not her first ride on the jet. Every so often, she and the team she…

Layers in Life

Have you noticed how life and one’s view of life changes as they journey through their life? For example, do you think of things the same way you did just ten years ago? Is your perception of work now the same as you had when you entered the work force? So then, you might be…

Spy Rock Hike

This time little hike , a .17 mile in-n-back trail, is nestled in the Washington and Jefferson National Forest. But to get there, it’s quite a trek. The Rocky outcropping, gives a 360 degree view and allows the hiker a view of crests from the Religious Range: the Priest, the Fryer, Little Fryer … and…

His Love is Greater than Anger

Do you ever get angry? I mean upset at someone else? Stupid question, of course you have. What if I say … “Trump”? Or “Biden”? How about “Will Smith”? The dictionary defines anger as … a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. Maybe it’s family that really get to you. Or maybe your boss,…

Week of Prayer: Day 7 of 8 …. And Sneak Peek 4/10/22

We have seen this week so many places God is at work. It is amazing to see people engaged all over North America – people with whom we have empowered and engaged with in our prayers and our offerings. Abs another thing about missions on NA continent is the international culture in it. You works…

Week of Prayer: Day 6 of 8

We often think of Mexican or Canadian missions. Maybe even the territories. But much of North American missions takes place in the 50 United States. Our cities have millions that need to hear the gospel. Let’s look at one city – Denver. Denver is not huge. A little over 700,000 reside in the county. But…

Week of Prayer: Day 5 of 8

Canada – our dear friends to the north. A land of great diversity and secularism. The need for the proclamation of the gospel is of paramount importance. Just off the door in St. Catharines is about 400,000 residents and tens of thousands of tourists. Into this world, we introduce e the Martins. Nearly 90% of…

Week of Prayer: Day 4 of 8

If you think of a place of Spiritual Warfare – a battle field in our modern culture … Washington DC needs to be considered at the very front of warfare. We should always be praying for those in our government, but there are so many others connected to Washington. Civil servants, tourist industry, service industry,…

Week of Prayer: Day 3 of 8

Puerto Rico – or “rich port.” Is a small island but it’s the run capital of the world. English is the official language. About 70% is Roman Catholic yet thousands need to hear the true gospel of Jesus. Into this culture, we introduce Itamar Elizalde. Economic crisis, devastating hurricanes, relentless earthquakes and, most recently, a…

Week of Prayer: 2 of 8

It’s Monday (4/4/22) and it’s the second day of our week of prayer emphasis for missions in North America. In America, there are 275 Million people who need the Lord. It is not the responsibility of the Baptist to reach them – it is the Church’s job. Jesus saves, and only Jesus. But He uses…