SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: HIGH SCHOOL REUNION In the past month, I have journeyed to Washington State (where I was born and raised), to Portland, Oregon (where Sharon and I met, married, and had daughters Laina and Leslie), to Switzerland, France, and Holland (where we lived and served for many years, planting churches). It almost felt like … More Journey through Life (at least it felt like it)
“WE’VE NEVER HAD A TRAINING LIKE THIS!” Friend Stan Gerlach and I traveled to San Salvador the capitol of El Salvador in Central America to launch the Global Training Network Divine Expedition training. I was really drafting behind Stan who has traveled and ministered there for many years, and organized our Phase 1 training. Over … More Salvación in San Salvador in El Salvador
A FUNERAL, TWO DEATHS, AND THREE POINTS ABOUT DEATH This past month, I spoke at a funeral of the father of a long-time friend and saw two of my friends pass into the presence of the Lord. My message at the funeral had three main points. My first point was that death is inevitable. There … More Whoosh!
FRUITFUL TRAININGS IN 2019 Looking back on the first half of 2019, we are grateful for the training and trips we have taken to Nepal twice (January and May), Israel (March), and Ethiopia (April). All of these trips were fruitful. In addition, the leaders we have trained in Uganda and Brazil are training others, who … More Training … and a Transition to Heaven
“Four Christians, Including U.S. Woman, Arrested from Hotel in Nepal” This is the news we received the day before our scheduled flight to Nepal April 25th. The April 24, 2019 New Delhi Morning Star News reported that Police from Dang Deukhuri District of Nepal arrested four Christians from a hotel early Tuesday morning (April 23) on … More Nepal: Arrests, Cancellation, and What Followed
TWO WEEKS IN ETHIOPIA Mark and Gayll Phifer-Housman and I just completed two week of teaching and training in two cities in Ethiopia. We were joined by long-term friend Richard Wallace from Madrid. It was like the book of Acts in terms of the things that are being done and the stories of the people … More It Was Like Living in the Book of Acts