A Scout Troop at the Church

As I grew up, the scouting program in the United States served to give me a great deal of training in how to live out of doors. I could hike long distances carrying a heavy back pack. I learned to s...

God is not Dead

This week I have been teaching the philosophy classes at our school. Part of the issue we are discussing is the challenges to our Christian faith from the so called “academic community” especiall...

Tri-Lingual Camp

A few weeks ago we finished our multi-cultural, tri-lingual camp. We had 71 campers and 10 adult helpers. While we were low on American young people and on the local deaf population, the camp was st...

Looking Forward and Looking Back

As the year ends, we do some of the typical types of things: we close out our milages logs from a long year of travel and speaking and we ponder the year gone by. Last year was a special one with man...

A Busy Month in the Service of our Lord

This has been a very busy fall for me. After two very enjoyable but busy weeks with the Hi-Plains School of Missions, I drove back across the country to Florida, where I had a full week of speaking a...

Hi-Plains School of Missions

For the last two weeks I have been traveling around western Oklahoma, southwestern Kansas, and the northern panhandle region of Texas. I have been participating in the Hi-Plains School of Missions th...

IDES Clean Water Project at the Camp Expansion

Some twelve years ago, the church in Villavo purchased the first church camp facility for our brotherhood in Colombia. They have managed it quite well every since. But it was so popular, they had to...