Category: Update

Willingness to do Whatever

“He has filled him with the Spirit of God— with skill, with understanding, with knowledge, and in all kinds of work,”  (Exodus 35:31) The camp staff removed the white spindles from another fence at Oakridge Camp. They were in good shape and the staff did not want to dispose of them. Could we think of…
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“… and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of all.”  (Mark 10:44) “… but emptied himself by taking on the form of a slave, ….”  (Philippians 2:7) The Greek term used in these verses is frequently translated as “slave.” It is also translated as “servant.” However, neither translation captures the ancient meaning…
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He Provides Beyond our Needs

“For forty years you sustained them. Even in the desert they never lacked anything. Their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell.”  (Nehemiah 9:21, NET) Last month we noted that our inverter/converter was giving us problems and needed to be replaced. The inverter is what allows us to use our batteries…
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Servants on Wheels Ever Ready (SOWER)

“I heard the voice of the sovereign master say, “Whom will I send? Who will go on our behalf?” I answered, “Here I am, send me!”” (Isaiah 6:8, NET) As a SOWER, we go where we feel the LORD is calling us to help Christian ministries. These include camps, conference centers, orphanages, schools, missionary retreat…
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“I am with you!” says the Lord:

This week’s Blessings, Prayer Requests, and Schedule are here.

Known as Christians

“… Now it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians” (Acts 11:26) Alexander Maclaren once wrote: “This name suggests that the clear impression made by our character, as well as by our words, should be that we belong to Jesus Christ. He should manifestly be the center and the guide, the impulse…
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Busy But Fun!

After building several garbage can containers and staining picnic tables this past week, what did we do with our Labor Day weekend? Besides doing the normal life stuff like the mundane chores of laundry, house cleaning, etc., we finished our kitchen island lighting fixture remodel!  RV’s, both motor homes and trailers, are often decorated in…
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Jehovah Jireh

“And Abraham called the name of that place ‘The Lord provides.’ [Jehovah Jireh] It is said to this day, “In the mountain of the Lord provision will be made.”” (Genesis 22:14, NET) Our mobile hotspot, that little device that keeps us connected to the internet and to the rest of the world, began to die. Thankfully,…
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Contentment in All Things

“… I have learned to be content in any circumstance.” (Philippians 4:11, NET) The Apostle Paul experienced times of need and times of plenty. But he was able to experience all these situations with contentment, because he knew from whom his strength came. We’ve been able to stay for free at some amazing places. These…
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Howdy, Pardners!

It has been a long time (decades) since we rode our horses and it felt good to climb back into the saddle! (We will not review what it felt like the next day! 🤣 ). Our daughter and granddaughter joined us along the North Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho for a wonderful few days of…
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