Love’s Reach

When the Holy Spirit deepens a sense of God’s love, it is inevitable that things begin to happen. I talked to Faylene a few months ago in the US about what had happened to me during the last Philippine trip. It was different than the previous five. As I discovered… Continue reading

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Big Purpose, Friends, and Little Visitors

The mission purpose is pretty simple but bigger than us. Writing is a big part because I am writing a curriculum. Faylene will be writing other things. So we have our work stations set up side by side. We are just beginning our third week at the Institute of Foundational… Continue reading

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The Heart of Home

Early September 2017 Report from the Philippines (IFL) The mechanics of this mission trip were not easy. Preparation was arduous and took days. Other tasks interfered. There was no rest until we were on the flight, and that rest was limited. The director (Pat) of the Institute of Foundational Learning… Continue reading

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Moving Forward with an Honorable Heritage

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the death of Linda Beard, my late wife. We had been married over four decades. During the middle of that period, Linda and I knew the Lawson family. We knew them so well that we spent regular time in their home or doing ministry… Continue reading

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