Category: Update

Projects

What has the month of May come to mean for us here at Clear Lake COE Campground? Four years ago while here, Bruce obtained his special CDL driver’s license to legally tow our large trailer. Last year we replaced the equalizers on the trailer axles. Thankfully, our grandson was available and lent his muscle to…
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A Time for Rest

“[Jesus] said to them,  ‘Come with me privately to an isolated place and rest a while’ … .”  (Mark 6:31A) “Rest represents a break from physical labor and worldly striving. It provides a time for mental and spiritual restoration. In the midst of the sufferings and struggles of existence, people may long for rest. Rest…
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Man’s Best Friend

“‘Man’s best friend’ is a common phrase used to describe domestic dogs, referring to their millennia-long history of close relations, loyalty, friendship, and companionship with humans” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man’s_best_friend). However, for Dr. Lew Sterrett, it is most likely the horse. He is a gifted horse trainer and Bible teacher. Ransom Wind Ranch in Anadarko, OK is the…
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Releasing Creative Talents

“…The Lord has chosen Bezalel son of Uri …  He has filled him with the Spirit of God—…to design artistic designs…”  (Exodus 35:30–32) Comprehensive instructions for the Tabernacle and its contents were provided by the Lord. However, there was a significant amount of creative detail that was left to the Israelites to decide. As noted…
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Largest Group of SOWERs in 40 Years!

With over two hundred SOWERs at ALERT Academy in Big Sandy, TX, it was the largest gathering of SOWERs in our 40-year history! Although we’ve been a part of this organization for over 3 years, there were countless people we’d never met. For five days we met many of our fellow workers and it was…
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Finished!

When we arrived at Calvary Commission on Feb. 4 our assignment was to paint the exterior of the Cedar Valley House. During rainy weather, we were to complete various projects inside.  The initial exterior inspection revealed some significant repairs needed before painting. The “rainy day projects” on the inside were not insignificant. February’s rainy weather…
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And The Two Shall Become One

“That is why a man leaves his father and mother and unites with his wife,  and they become one family.”  (Genesis 2:24) At the end of the February project month, we packed up our home and headed back to Princeton, TX. What a blessing to be able to attend and participate in our only granddaughter’s…
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To God Be The Glory!

“So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do,  do everything for the glory of God.”  (1 Corinthians 10:31) “Will you be finished with your work by the first part of March? We have visitors who will be staying here for a couple of weeks.” With a surprised look on his face and looking…
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Oh To Be Free!

“…the one who made heaven and earth,  the sea, and all that is in them,  who remains forever faithful,  … The Lord releases the imprisoned.”  (Psalm 146:6–7) As the older man approached us he threw his hands into the air, stared up at the cloud-laced, deep blue sky, and shouted “What a beautiful day! It…
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Moving On

“Now the Lord was going before them by day  in a pillar of cloud to lead them in the way,  and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light,  so that they could travel day or night.”  (Exodus 13:21) There are times when we wish we had as much visible direction regarding…
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