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Monday, May 14th, 2012

A few Sundays ago our pastor, Ted Cederblom, preached from Acts 13:1-5. He mentioned how the church in Antioch was a sending church. This congregation, after prayer and fasting, laid their hands on Barnabas and Saul (later called Paul) and sent them out as ...

Let’s Pray

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

On March 19 of this year I got a chilling phone call from my wife, Bev. She said our 5-year-old grandson, Judah, was being flown by helicopter to Riley’s Hospital for Children in Indianapolis with a life-threatening condition. I immediately began contacting family and friends asking them to pray and drove ...

My New Year’s Resolution

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? Doing okay? Broken any yet? Or, didn’t you make any? I’ve only made one so far and we’ll see how I do as the year goes on. My resolution is to be more compassionate: not only to witness to people about salvation and ...

Passing Down our Passion

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

The other day my wife and I went to Grandparents’ Day at our grandchildren’s Christian school. We enjoyed visiting their classrooms, meeting their teachers and observing their work. During the service honoring grandparents the speaker, a Baptist pastor, emphasized how grandparents have the awesome responsibility and privilege of passing down their ...

Opening the Door

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

A few days ago I came to work early when all the doors were still locked. As I approached the door nearest my office I reached for my key fob and couldn’t find it. I checked my pockets, my bag. I went back to my car and looked. Not there. I ...

No Saturation Point

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

AG World Missions just concluded the 2010 Missionary Training and Renewal where they commissioned 62 missionary associates and 89 new career missionaries. With the downturn in the economy and many of our churches struggling to get by, and some of our veteran missionaries facing financial challenges themselves, why send out more ...

Where is Our Trust?

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

I’m just getting back to work after having been home sick the past several days. Between seeing doctors and taking medicine and naps, I’ve watched some of the news on television about our government’s attempts to solve the current financial crisis. To not get too depressed, I also spent a part ...

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