A new Sunday School quarter is approaching, and I have to get ready. My topic is "How to Stop Sinning - to the delight of your family and friends," and I have a lot of preparation to do. I met with some pastors on Monday and tackled endless email until, finally on Tuesday afternoon I… Continue reading December 8, 2019 — Providence
Ruth's computer had become unbearably slow, so I spent Monday and Tuesday last week reinstalling it in between other chores. By Tuesday evening it was back to normal. Wednesday morning we headed to Morgantown, WV to join Peter's family for Thanksgiving. We had a wonderful visit and returned yesterday. I managed to get enough time… Continue reading December 1, 2019 — Thanksgiving!
Last Monday Ruth and I set out for Connecticut and stopped along the way in Port Chester, NY to visit Craig and Ann Higgins. I've known Craig since he was the RUF minister at Georgia Southern. He's now pastor of Trinity Presbyterian in Rye, NY. Ann is the Development Director for some Christian camps in… Continue reading November 26, 2019 — New England
Last week began with a delightful lunch with our pastor and his wife, then I drove to Baltimore to be on hand for the meeting of the Chesapeake Presbytery the next day. Presbytery began at 8:00 AM. My role was to support the RUF committee in urging the presbytery to launch an RUF ministry at… Continue reading November 17, 2019 — Baltimore and Vermont
Last Monday I took a day off - a rare thing in the middle of the semester - but I thought it would help me finish the semester strong. I spent the afternoon getting the garden ready for winter. Tuesday was office work: reports, email, etc. Wednesday I headed east toward Providence to visit the… Continue reading November 10, 2019 — Providence, RI
Last week unfolded in three acts. On Monday Ruth and I drove to Lancaster for the fall Mid-Atlantic staff day. All the Mid-Atlantic ministers and staff drove in except Brent Kilman who had a scheduling conflict. We had a wonderful time in prayer, teaching, discussion, and fellowship. Trip and Joy Beans were amazing hosts, and… Continue reading November 3, 2019 — Maryland and Delaware
Last Monday I had lunch with the local pastors, then spent the rest of the day in the office. Tuesday morning I drove to Glenside for a meeting with pastors at Westminster Theological Seminary. Everyone was from the Philadelphia area and we discussed beginning RUF at some campuses there. I met a couple of students… Continue reading October 27, 2019 — Glenside and Millersville