Words of Wisdom to a Wannabee Pastor’s Wife

I read all of this article here and thought I would pass it on to you. Believe it or not, one of the things I would love to be is . . . a pastor’s wife! Obviously, there’s not much I can do about that. But, I did have fun asking several current and former […]

7 Key Elements of Mentoring Your Children

This comes from Family to Family by Dr. Jerry Pipes and Victor Lee: Modeling (Deut. 6:6, 1 Cor. 11:1) Be there – emotionally and mentally, not just physically Affirm them – don’t just correct (Luke 22:32) Pray with them and pray for them (Luke 11:1, Phil. 1:9-11) Be transparent Empower your children – do things […]

12 Things to Pray for or With Your Family

In Praying the Heart of God, Ted Elmore suggests 12 things to pray for or with your family. Pray for the salvation of your family members (immediate or extended). (Acts 10 and 16:16-34). Ask God to help you provide a nurturing environment that is appealing for your family members to come to Christ. (see Psalm […]

Ideas for Spending Time with Family in the Car

I am reading Family to Family by Dr. Jerry Pipes and Victor Lee. In the book on page 54, he gives some insight on spending time with your children. Almost any time can be meaningful time. Families today spend a lot of time in a car. Do not waste it just staring out the window. […]

We Need Fathers

Check out these statistics that Trent Cornwell send me. 63% of teen suicides come from fatherless homes. That’s 5 times the national average. SOURCE: U.S. Dept of Health 90% of all runaways and homeless children are from fatherless homes. That’s 32 times the national average. 80% of rapists with anger problems come from fatherless homes. […]

Video Update

Here is a video update on the ministry that we filmed for Mansfield Baptist Temple, but we thought maybe others would be interested in seeing a short video about our family and ministry.

Merry Christmas

Teri and I want to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas.  We have a had a very relaxing and fun Christmas Eve and Christmas Morning. I wanted to publically thank all of the churches who sent us extra money for Christmas.  We were able to buy some extra special gifts […]

Please Pray for My Brother

My older brother, Harley, and his wife Heidi are starting a church (North Pointe Baptist Church) in Wooster, OH, which is 45 minutes from where I was born.  I would like to ask you to pray for them.  Their opening service will be March 29, 2009.   Here are some prayer requests from their latest prayer […]

My Little Girl

God has blessed us with two wonderful children.  Here is a picture of Darci and I.  You can see she is a real sweetheart.

Obama and Abortion

Accordiong to Robert George, “Barack Obama is the most extreme pro-abortion candidate ever to seek the office of President of the United States. He is the most extreme pro-abortion member of the United States Senate. Indeed, he is the most extreme pro-abortion legislator ever to serve in either house of the United States Congress.” Read […]