Jeanie’s Battle with Cancer

Five years ago my wife found a lump in her breast and began a series of tests. It was determined to be invasive lobular carcinoma; breast cancer. She was hurried through surgery, then had two rounds...

Meeting Pavilion

When we first began the camp expansion project, we had a desperate need for additional housing. In the front part there were 24 bunk beds in very cramped quarters. It was OK for children and teens,...

In Memory of Winston Zastrow

It was 1989 and I picked a phone number out of the directory of the ministry for a preacher in the Chicago area and simply called him up. "Can I sleep on a pew in your church building." I asked. "Who ...

Send a Kid to Camp

Down here we use the Villa Peniel Christian Service Camp in many ways. We do traditional camps throughout the year and have age specific groups of young people in. We have Sunday School Teacher's trai...

Another Successful Group

The first ten days in August are always special, because, along with the first full week in February, that is one of the times we plan a work crew each year. This year we again had a great group down ...

Mission Update

Since arriving back from my teaching trip to Thailand in mid-January, I have been busy at work here in Colombia. My time is divided between work here at the camp, with the churches here in the prairie...

Le Maisón Pinzon

Upon return to Colombia, I began work on our dorm building. Now, one month later, we have stopped work as we have run out of funds. We got almost all of the interior stucco on and the lights are ins...

Back to Work in Colombia

After teaching last fall at KCU, and keeping a full speaking schedule as well, I traveled to Thailand to teach to first two weeks of the new year. After a grueling, yet great trip to a part of the wo...

Trip to Thailand

For some years now Dewayne Liebrandt has been encouraging me to go to Thailand to teach. He had heard some of my teaching on the nature of mankind (created male and female in the image of God) and fe...

Slowing Down? Not Really

Almost one year ago to the day, I received and email from Dr. Brian Baldwin, dean of the Sacks School of Ministry at Kentucky Christian University, inviting me to teach as missionary in residence for ...