Christmas Letter 2019

2019 Christmas Letter June of 2019 was the two-year mark of our adventure in Estherville, IA with its blessings and challenges. No sooner had Judy completed our bi-weekly trips to Sioux Falls to complete the drug regimen and “insure” being freed from the threat of her colon cancer, than we received bad news from Josh … [Read more…]

The Importance of Marriage and the Church

One of the places the church needs to take a role in our culture is in holding up a positive example of commitment to the covenant of marriage. Marriage isn’t only about your happiness, although in the wedding I just officiated last weekend on a farm near Spencer, IA, I affirmed that God created marriage … [Read more…]

Family Christmas

The biggest blessing of the 2017 Christmas season was having all 4 of the boys and their families together on Saturday, December 24,  to share our Christmas meal and open presents. It was a great way to break in our new home in Estherville. Josh set up his camera to snap a family picture before … [Read more…]

2017 Family Christmas Letter

“And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them.” This portion of the Christmas story from Luke 2:8-9 is a bit descriptive of our lives this year. … [Read more…]

Weekly e-News Friday, February 3, 2017

Looking Ahead             Worship and Youth Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. and Fellowship at 11:00; 1:00 p.m. Worship in Nepali.             Bible Studies will not meet for the remainder of February but will resume Wednesday, March 8, at 1:00 p.m. Choir party at Pizza Ranch on Saturday, February 4, at 11:30 a.m. for any who … [Read more…]