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Meeting for the Last Time?

 “For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a shout of command,  with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God,  and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left,  will be suddenly caught up together with them in the clouds to meet…
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The Master Scheduler

“It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets,  some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry,  that is, to build up the body of Christ,”  (Ephesians 4:11–12, NET) We are always fascinated by how He brings together the correct skills needed for…
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Escapade 2021

“In the same way, let your light shine before others,  so that they may see your good works  and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”  (Matthew 5:16, ESV) We are in Rock Springs, WY to share about the SOWER ministry with literally 100’s of other RVers. Each year the Escapees RV Club…
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Old Faithful Christian Ranch

“And without faith it is impossible to please him,  for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists  and that he rewards those who seek him.”  (Hebrews 11:6, ESV) In eastern Idaho, nestled in the towering lodgepole pines of Island Park, is a small Christian camp and retreat ranch. Close to Yellowstone…
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Family Time

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,  the fruit of the womb a reward.”  (Psalm 127:3, ESV) This little campground in Shelley, ID (above), has become our favorite place to park, rest, visit family, and enjoy the beauty of Idaho. Sadly, this year we are only able to stay here for 3-4 days at…
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Relaxation

“He said to them,  ‘Come with me privately to an isolated place and rest a while’ (Mark 6:31, NET) The mighty Missouri River begins at the confluence of the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers. And that is where we chose to spend a quiet weekend camping with Katie’s sister and brother-in-law. Although Friday we did…
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Stewardship

“Just as each one has received a gift,  use it to serve one another  as good stewards of the varied grace of God.”  (1 Peter 4:10, NET) The “gift” noted in the verse above is referring to spiritual gifts. However, the principle of being good stewards is seen throughout the New Testament. We want to…
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He is Continually With Us

“I was ignorant and lacked insight;  I was as senseless as an animal before you.  But I am continually with you; you hold my right hand.  You guide me by your wise advice, …”  (Psalm 73:22–24, NET) Katie said at the end of a long, busy “spring cleaning day” last weekend “I found this by…
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Working With Enthusiasm

“Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm,  as to the Lord and not for people,”  (Colossians 3:23, NET) It is easy to enjoy the various project ministries where we work when our assignment is something we enjoy doing. Katie enjoys sewing, painting, and yard work. Bruce enjoys the challenge of correcting electrical or…
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Mission Aviation Fellowship

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep  to gain that which he cannot lose.“ Missionary Jim Elliott Jim Elliott and three other missionaries were flown into a remote Ecuadorian jungle by Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) pilot Nate Saint in 1956. They never left the beach upon which they landed to make contact…
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