January 5, 2009
After knocking on his door with no response, I dismissed the kids and went home. Two hours later the school called me and said he still had not shown up. I’m very sad to tell you when I broke through his door I found he had shot himself.
October 30, 2008
Normally we do not look for churches that need our help. We have a hard time filling the churches that find out about us on their own. Some churches have waited a long time before receiving a missionary. How I petition the Lord of the harvest for workers in the mission field of North America! […]
July 31, 2008
This “gut check” also causes me to examine whether I am fully convinced that God has more for Village Missions to do. The next years will be difficult years for us. As director, will I have the “courage, character, or determination” to do what needs to be done? It will be a “gut check” for all who say they believe in keeping country churches alive, requiring much more “courage, character, and determination” than in years past. It will require people to pray earnestly and give sacrificially.
September 5, 2006
I am writing this Family Newsletter article from Pendleton, Oregon. I am the main speaker at a Missions Conference at Grace Baptist Church in Pendleton. This church is the home church of Village Missionary Greg McCallum. It is a small church (not necessarily by our standards) of only about 80-90 in attendance. It is interesting to me that […]