Red Jeep Journal
April 28, 2017
Keeper of the Story
God’s truth is life-transforming and powerful. I love to teach the story of God and apply it and illustrate it with memorable stories. Because of that sometimes I call myself a “keeper of the story.” A few weeks ago our son Chuk passed this little nugget of a story along to me. Let me pass it along to you.
Flying and Fishing
“The pilot always looked down intently on a certain valley in the Appalachians when the plane passed overhead.
One day his co-pilot asked, “What’s so interesting about that spot?”
The pilot replied, “See that stream? Well, when I was a kid I used to sit down there on a log and fish. Every time an airplane flew over, I would look up and wish I were flying… Now I look down and wish I were fishing.”
See what I mean about stories? A story is a gift you can give away to others and treasure it still yourself.
Adventures with George the Red Jeep
Sunday April 23rd I was invited to be the guest speaker at Gilead Baptist in Taylor where Tom Downs is pastor. It was a delightful morning. The worship was meaningful and the people were very receptive. It was good to connect with new friends and old. I will include the video at the end of this post if you would like to watch it. We even got treated to some BBQ on Sunday, so it was a real good day.
This week I spent some time building our support team. I drove to St. Clair to meet some new friends. (Figured out that St. Clair and St. Clair Shores are not the same city). We are grateful to the growing group of friends who believe in what we are doing and are helping and encouraging us.
Next week “George” will take me to Ohio so I can preach at Bailey Road Baptist Church then I will spend a few days with my brother Nathan and brother-in-law Jim at a pastor’s conference.
Stay in touch. Let us know if there is any way we can help you.
April 28, 2017
Ripe for Harvest
Our Mission Agency
We are now have a missionary sending agency that we are working with called Ripe for Harvest. They are handling our donations and helping us with building a team of supporters. Ripe for Harvest is also a 501c3 tax-exempt organization so our donations are now tax-deductible. Click here to visit our support page.