Last Monday all the Mid-Atlantic staff converged on Newark, Delaware for our spring staff meeting. Those from Pittsburgh and Ohio spent Sunday night part way and finished the trip Monday morning. We had a grand time! We worshiped, Nate and Michael led an engaging discussion of a book they'd read, we prayed for each other,… Continue reading April 1, 2019 — Heading West
There is so much going on in Maryland that I can't visit everyone during my trip to see Chris Garriott at the University of Maryland - so I added a week for an assortment of meetings. The week began by meeting a pastor and his wife to discuss the church we hope to start in… Continue reading March 24, 2019 — Maryland and Delaware
Yep, it's the busiest part of the semester. Two weeks ago I was in Dallas for the spring meeting of our national oversight committee. RUF is in good shape, and the meetings went smoothly. While there a new National Coordinator was announced! You can read about Will Huss here. We are pleased that Will has… Continue reading March 17, 2019 — Dallas, Millersville, New Jersey
I stayed home the first part of last week. It was my Lehigh University visit. As I was walking around the university, I reflected on what a pretty campus Lehigh has. Michael Goodlin is only in his second year with RUF. He is rapidly learning to be a campus minister, but there is much to… Continue reading March 4, 2019 — Lehigh and Winter Conference
I had a good flight to Mexico last Monday, but when I called for an Uber, it took forever to find a car, and it was 25 minutes away! I grabbed a taxi and arrived at the hotel in time to meet with Matt Jesch. Matt is the MTW missionary assigned to oversee their campus… Continue reading February 25, 2019 — Mexico!
Last week Ruth and I raced out of worship and drove to Philadelphia to catch our plane for the long flight to Dallas, where we spent the next three days evaluating couples for suitability for RUF ministry. It is always good to meet the eager couples, but it is tiring for these two introverts to… Continue reading February 18, 2019 — Assessment and Millersville
I posted last week's report while waiting for take-off in my plane to Akron, Ohio. The blessing is that I accomplished all my daily internet chores while waiting. The problem was the 3-hour wait on the tarmac. The pilot kept updating us with the news that he didn't know why we were delayed. Then we… Continue reading February 10, 2019 — Akron and Dover