Late last night, I arrived home from an incredible week spent in Colorado with an even more incredible kid from our church. This boy is 8 years old, and his father was killed in action while flying a mission in Iraq a little more than a year ago. We had the opportunity to participate in a pilot program called Modern … Read More
Mark Fitzwater called and reported that the students are doing tremendous work. It is light until about 11pm so they work till then. Three counselors, Ron Emerson, Randy McKee, and Mike Barnett, will remain behind to finish the work on the playground. They will fly back on Saturday night. We will have a slide show on Sunday morning.
It’s 35 degrees and the team is eating lunch right now, on the way to sing at a park in downtown Kalispell. Afterwards they are headed out to do some more work. Everyone is healthy, including the pastor.
Brother Andy called and said that things are going well, and that the students are working hard. They sang twice yesterday and worked until 10 p.m. since the sun doesn’t set until 10:30 up there. He said they are going to sing again today and work on more projects. They are in 5-6 groups. The team is getting ready for … Read More
Pastor Andy called at about 5 PM on Thursday, and reported that the team was about an hour from Sheridan., WY. He mentioned that it was very cold there, at 37 degrees with winds at 35-45 miles per hour from the north. He also reported that the mountains were covered with snow and were very pretty. I spoke briefly with … Read More
When I was deployed to Iraq in 2003-2004, I was very thankful for the support my church showed my wife and I. Our Sunday school class really rallied around the wives who had husbands deployed, and I believe their prayers and support really made a difference in my wife’s attitude towards my deployment … I know they made a difference … Read More
Our youth will be traveling to Kalispell, Montana tomorrow to work with Easthaven Baptist Church. While in Kalispell, they will assist Easthaven with construction and ministry projects. In addition, the Agape Singers will sing a number of concerts in the area. They will be in Montana from June 6-16. Check this page for regular updates from the Kalispell team. The … Read More
This morning I had the opportunity to have breakfast with one of our soldiers who is finishing up his mid-tour leave and about to head back to Iraq. It was good to catch up over some eggs, pancakes and coffee, and we soon found ourselves talking about the spiritual morale among the troops he lives and works with. I was … Read More
By Rebekah Hardage, BGCT DALLAS — The Baptist General Convention of Texas has endorsed more than 400 chaplains. At the BGCT Chaplaincy Endorsement Board Meeting May 21, 11 chaplains were endorsed — 10 new and one transfer. This brings the total number of BGCT-endorsed chaplains to 410. The chaplains cover a wide range of areas. Of the 410 chaplains, 169 … Read More
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America On Memorial Day, Americans pause with solemn gratitude and deep respect for all our fallen service men and women who have given their lives for our country and our freedom. Through the generations, the courageous and selfless patriots of our Armed Forces have secured our liberty and borne its … Read More