June 25, 2015

This is volume 52 of book 6 of One on One’s.  Do the math and then you realize I’ve written 312 of these epistles.  That represents 312 weeks of ministry, and my, it has gone fast.  I won’t say it has been the best six years of my life because I sure miss those childre...

June 18, 2015

As I shared in last week’s One on One, we had a full weekend with a trip to Evansville, Sunday worship at Old Bethel and then another trip on Sunday to New Albany to celebrate the birthdays of our two grandchildren. The celebrations were wonderful, Coen and Dain did no...

June 11, 2015

As many of you remember, we had a little excitement a year ago when we had two grandchildren born on the same day in two separate cities. That day was June 14, which also happened to be Arisa’s birthday. So this weekend of the year will probably always be complicated f...

June 4, 2015

This past week has been a week of conversations for me. With our Annual Conference taking place here in Indianapolis, I ran into a number of people who shared things that you might like to hear. The first conversation was with David Purnell who currently is the Distric...

May 28, 2015

We received big news this past week as our daughter Saisha accepted a job offer from Hillwood Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the position she was most hoping for, as the person who inspired her to choose counseling as a career was her high school guidance cou...

May 21, 2015

Our vacation finished in grand fashion with Nancy’s daughter Arisa and family joining Saisha and Janae for the final weekend of our time away. We had a full Saturday as we hiked Henwallow Falls in the Smokey Mountain National Park and then caught the Smokey Mountain Op...

May 14, 2015

Last Friday we celebrated graduation #2 with Saisha in Nashville where she received her Masters from the Peabody School of Education at Vanderbilt University. It was a rather hot day with people ignoring the formalities and dragging their chairs to nearby shade. It was...

May 6, 2015

We had a perfect weekend for Janae’s graduation from Ball State. The weather was beautiful and with the graduation outdoors, I had to shield my baldhead with my program and Coen’s tiny hat for a while to keep from burning. Janae graduated cum laude and I think the best...

April 30, 2015

Bienvenidos a la casa de Dios.


This weekend begins a whirlwind week which will involve two graduations and a lot of celebrating with family. Saturday Janae will graduate from Ball State University and we have planned a reception in honor of her and Saisha who is gradua...

April 23, 2015

Youth Mission Trip All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction Sunday 4-6 pm.


Sunday evening Nancy and I flew to Houston so I could attend the Large Church Initiative. I’ve wanted to attend this conference for six years but it seemed something has always gotten...

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