It seemed like only yesterday when I had sat on a porch in rocking chairs and listened to Pastor Demsy pour out his heart. He had been pastoring for several years by then but had never received any training, only what he had learned in Sunday School.
Walking onto an American Airlines jet instead of a no name prop-plane to go to Haiti was exciting, but remembering our previous trip and the short, bumpy airstrip, and the small, hot sweat of the crowded two room field office where our luggage was taken, opened and searched, while a man with a machine gun stood by, gave me a slight pit in my stomach.
I am often asked about the food I eat while travelling. Most of the time it is quite enjoyable, but sometimes it isn’t. Perhaps my strangest experience was on one trip to Africa
One of the most challenging trips I have ever been on was my first trip to Nicaragua when a young man was killed.
Kathy and I have just returned from Nicaragua where we were privileged to kick off the accredited Herald of Faith Bible University with 70 students enrolled at three locations of the Atlantic Coastal Region.
I agreed to teach two weeks at a Bible College near the North Pole… in FEBRUARY! The Eskimo students were really excited about Bible classes and it was the best time to teach since it was so cold there wasn’t much else to do. No one prepared me for what was in store.
Several years ago in the jungles of Kenya I was teaching a pastor’s conference when my interpreter told me that Masai warriors were outside the entrance of our large tent. The pastors were nervous because in the last two weeks the Masai warriors had been attacking Christians, especially pastors, and had killed two of this group’s members in nearby villages.
HERALD OF FAITH SEMINAR A few weeks ago Milt and I returned from a great adventure in Nicaragua. We went to hold a seminar for both those interested in Marriage and Family, as well as for Leaders. We held the seminar, but that was just the beginning. FAMILY I have