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Camp is a Go!

We started our new ministry work with SOWER (www.sowerministry.org) in the fall of 2019. We’ve worked at about 18 ministries since then. In March 2020, the COVID pandemic shutdown camp visitor operations (but not maintenance work) in most of the ministries where we volunteer. It has been an interesting SOWER career thus far, working in…
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One Board at a Time

“I am also aware that you have persisted steadfastly,  endured much for the sake of my name,  and have not grown weary.”  (Revelation 2:3, NET) When we entered full-time ministry it was with an organization that used the bicycle to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. As we rode across America, we would have…
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The Desire of Our Heart

“Be energetic in your life of salvation, reverent and sensitive before God.  That energy is God’s energy, an energy deep within you,  God himself willing and working at what will give Him the most pleasure.”  (Philippians 2:12–13, The Message) “Delight yourself in the Lord,  and he will give you the desires of your heart.”  (Psalm…
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Only One Week Left

“And we have different gifts according to the grace given to us. …If it is service, he must serve; …”(Romans 12:6–7, NET) It is hard to believe we have only four more workdays until this project is completed. The camp needed many small things repaired, or assistance with ongoing staff-type work.  The men have repaired…
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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

“Make disciples of all people by going … and teaching them …” (Matt 28:19-20 paraphrase) What does the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally that started this past Friday have to do with Cedar Canyon Camp? Little did we know what we were getting into when we signed up to work here this month.  The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally…
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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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