I was based at home last week and worked two large projects. I assembled the June issue of the RUF Northeast Report, which should arrive in mailboxes next week. This is a special issue focusing on HBCUs. If you do not get our newsletter, but would like to - send an email to my office… Continue reading June 24, 2019 — Home and Philadelphia
I am in the midst of Performance Reviews on the men I supervise. It's a huge project, which is why I am late with this report. Also trying to catch up/keep up with house and garden chores which languish when I am away. Each minister fills out an evaluation form for the past year. I… Continue reading June 18, 2019 — Driving West
My flight to Dallas on Monday was rerouted through Philadelphia, which meant I landed an hour earlier than expected. I was able to get some exercise, then met the new interns and campus ministers. The content of orientation is primarily focused on policies and procedures for expenses and other job-related matters. Most of the teaching… Continue reading June 9, 2019 — Orientation in Dallas
We were home all last week! It was a transition from the spring semester routines to summer, and featured RUF activities mixed with household chores. I met with Kristy, replied to email, made phone calls, updated the financial records, etc. while working in the yard and garden, completing a basement project, and other chores. We… Continue reading June 3, 2019 — Transition to Summer
Our final week of summer conference! God gave us great weather all three weeks, for which we are very thankful. God also gave us wonderful messages from His word each night. Last week's preacher was Russ Whitfield, pastor of Grace Mosaic Church in D.C. and cross-cultural advisor to RUF. I taught a seminar on "Finding… Continue reading May 27, 2019 — SuCo Week 3
Last week was a more typical summer conference week for me. I spent the mornings working at my desk and afternoons visiting with people on the beach. I met with the campus ministers I supervise who are here. Ruth and I took Nate and Naomi Bower to dinner one night, and on the night all… Continue reading May 19, 2019 — SuCo Week 2, etc.
It's quiet here. The ministers and interns are in a staff meeting and the wives and children are at the beach. Week 1 is over, and by dinner time over 1,000 students will have arrived for week 2 of RUF's Summer Conference. Last week was wonderful. It was sunny every day. Hunter Bailey preached each… Continue reading May 13, 2019 — SuCo Week 1