Living the Adventure
Importance Of A Greeting

Importance Of A Greeting

I was recently honored to speak at the Celebration of Life for a great woman of God.
Joyce was an encourager, cheerleader, and prayer warrior. At the Celebration of Life Service, more than one person mentioned Joyce’s morning Facebook posts where she would simply write, “Good morning it is Monday

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Outdoor Revival Was Awesome

Outdoor Revival Was Awesome

I had a great time at the Carlyle First United Methodist Church on September 13-15.
We were blessed with three great nights of weather as the revival services were held in the parking lot. I had the opportunity to lead revival services last year in Carlyle, so returning to this

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Celebration Banquet Report

Celebration Banquet Report

WOW!!!
What a beautiful night we experienced for the Celebration Banquet on Saturday, August 29. The Higher Ground venue provided a beautiful backdrop overlooking the hills of Southern Illinois while giving us the freedom to social distance. The nearly 70 people who attended spoke of the fabulous evening filled with

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Haiti Trips 2020

Haiti Trips 2020

When will the pandemic be over? When can we travel again? When will borders open around the world to receive people from other countries? These questions serve as daily reminders to me of the struggles of planning mission trips in the midst of a pandemic.
My heart broke to not

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What Did You Learn Today?

What Did You Learn Today?

School is back in session in many areas. It looks different depending on where a person lives as there are in-person learning at a school building, homeschooling, and remote learning with a teacher using technology to teach students in a variety of locations. As our children

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Get On The Calendar

Get On The Calendar

I am excited that some of our scheduled fall events will go forward with adaptations. I am working with local pastors and local congregations to create renewal and revival events using outdoor locations and socially distanced indoor opportunities. As we continue to move forward into the

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Christian History Magazine

Christian History Magazine

The Christian History Magazine Issue #136 focuses on the life and ministry of E. Stanley Jones. I am honored to have co-authored one of the articles in this issue. You can view the magazine by going to christianhistoryinstitute.org and clicking on the “E. Stanley Jones” edition.

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Shock And Sadness

Shock And Sadness

We arrived home from our trip to New Jersey on Sunday, August 9. On Monday, August 10, as we were attending to several doctor’s appointments, Nancy received a call from one of her brothers. Her dad (Carl), who we had just seen, had passed away earlier

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Northeastern Adventure

Northeastern Adventure

In August 2016, I had the amazing honor to serve as the evangelist for the second week of the annual Malaga Camp in Newfield, New Jersey. The camp is a town within itself with named streets, houses and cottages lining these streets, an outdoor pool, an

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Online Ashrams

Online Ashrams

The busiest time in the life of the United Christian Ashram Ministry is the end of June through Mid-August, as a majority of the Christian Ashrams in North America meet during this time. I was scheduled to serve as the evangelist for the Kansas and the

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