Posts from 2017

Father of the fatherless

I wrote this back on June 14, 2013 for Father’s Day and wanted to come back to it this Christmas season.  I’ve only added Lebron’s championship picture and an updated Toby Mac video.  The rest is verbatim what I wrote a few years ago.  I have church members and friends who are fostering and/or adopting.  […]

El Salvador Graduation

I just returned from El Salvador where the third and final group of pastors and leaders graduated from our Bible Teaching Center for Pastors curriculum.   What a joy to teach with this group!   So grateful for Fran Orellana who interpreted for me this week. It was another great time with a special group of church leaders.  […]

Italy Mission Trip

I just returned from a mission trip with five other pastors on a trip to Belluno, Northern Italy.  It was a great trip! Hopefully, this photo blog will give you some sense of our trip.  Here are the six of us on a plane in St. Louis ready to depart: There was a lot of […]

2017 Quad Cities Mission Trip

A team of 16 from 3 churches just recently returned from a Quad Cities’ mission trip.  Here’s a brief report.  Our team was given an overview of what to expect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_yJsG6ZLz4&feature=youtu.be We began by painting part of a church replant.  It was a long good day of doing something tangible for this church and great […]