The Wee Hour Call…

I woke in the wee hours this morning to the sound  of my cell ringing beside me.   Caller ID said was Dw’s African number. Attempting to shake my groggy stupor and orient myself, I immediately questioned, “Is everything okay?” It was Dw’s voice that I heard on the other end of the line, “I’m so…

Solid

Knowing that many of you enjoyed hearing Dw speak from time to time when we used to pastor, I thought I should mention that the bossman of our home is back in the saddle again! Dw has been speaking from time to time on Wednesday evenings at our church, Phoenix First. Dw has recently been…

T.M.

Well friends, you definitely made my week-end  so much more fun. Our Faith Walk: Your response to the Sneak Peek has had me laughing for the last few minutes.   and Dana: Maybe we should hang out sometime. Wait.   Do ya’ think the world could handle it?   I am so glad so many…

Why? Better yet: “Why Not?”

A post intended to answer the often heard question: “WHY?” “Why GO?” or   “Wouldn’t people be better off sending the money  that would have spent on the mission’s trip to the people  in the Third World country?” So let’s take a look at why we have GOne.   Why we ask others to team up…

And They Jumped to Their Feet

Many of you were praying for us Monday evening  as Dw and I had the unbelievable privilege of sharing a brief snippet about our new ministry International Voice of the Orphan. Our new church, Phoenix First, has hosted this  Pastor’s Conference for 35 years and  pastors come from all over the world. There are many…

Family and Friends…

Dw, Emmy, Graham and Liberty are on their way home  from the airport. Uncle Dan {one of Dw’s older brothers} flew in for a visit. We are all soooo excited. The last time he came we were living in Virginia. When we have gone to Dw’s mom and dad’s home in Western New York Uncle Dan…

His Voice

These last couple of days I have been troubled by a few things.  I know many of you know how that is.  Stuff just doesn’t turn out like you thought it would or something that you have no control over is just heavy on your heart. As I mentioned a few days ago, Dw has…

Could This Be The Trip For You?

Dw has been invited to lead another  Legacy Leadership Conference –  this time it in Eastern Uganda. This will be a new location and the ride is gorgeous!   Right passed the African villages with their beautiful mud huts –  just like you probably have seen in National Geographic.  Truly stunning. Pastors and leaders are planning…

Our 2011 In Review….

2011 What a year it was! From start to finish God’s faithfulness was evident, but it was not without it’s challenges, joys, struggles and painful trials. January The year started with Dw and Emma leading yet another team to Kampala to serve the orphans of Uganda.  {Graham was on the trip too.}  The team was…

No Greater Love…

“No one shows greater love than when he lays  down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 isv This is one of “those” posts.  The kind that I have been working on for days.  How to word it just right.  Typing and retyping in an effort to express deep emotions while accurately sharing my heart…