Green Lake, WI

I had a great time leading at the Green Lake Family Life Conference last week.  Suzanne, Ruby and I were there for the week.  I led music for the family camp each morning and evening and also had the privilege of teaching the college track.  Pictured here is the college group doing some of the … Read more

So I Send You…

As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you… John 20:21 Jesus’ words make me think about the power of the summer ministry.  As he was sent, so we are being sent.  We seek to model the way Jesus worked in the world.  Though he was in churches, he didn’t stay there all the … Read more

Suzanne & Ruby

Ruby and I have had such a fun summer.  We have only been with Tim for about half the time since he left, sad for us, but we are looking foward to the first three weeks of July!   The past few weeks, we have buzzing around everywhere.  We drove to Louisville and spent two days … Read more

Jesus uses music

We have been getting to know lots of people.  Most of all we have been sharing the love of Jesus with teens and children.  In one instance, the music was able to minister to the students during at altar call.  One boy told me that his heart was changed through the song, which is an … Read more

The Yard

Last night I got home and our yard had been mowed.  After being away for about 15 days, I was glad that the grass wasn’t too high. Suzanne and I were extremely grateful.  Our neighbor has taken care of our yard each summer we have lived there.  He just gets on his riding mower and “knocks … Read more

Three Hours for Twenty Minutes.

This morning we spent some time planning for the evening event.  Following the regular evening worship service, Harvest was supposed to lead a fun night for about 45 minutes.  Knowing that we would have 170 middle school students watching us, we began planning some components to the evening.  One part was the ten word song.  … Read more

From Bonnie

Saturday evening we arrived at Ollie, Iowa. The next morning we shared songs and skits at Prairie View United Methodist Church in Ollie. After the service we enjoyed veggies and dip and homemade sweets with the congregation. Fun was had by all when we reentered the sanctuary for children’s church. Kids and adults alike laughed … Read more

Camp Emmanuel

  We enjoyed going to Camp Emmanuel on Tuesday night.  In our few short hours there, we had fun on paddle boats, playing basketball, ping pong, and horseshoes.  It was also fun to worship with the high school students there.  And we enjoyed meeting up with Bonnie’s mom and her sister, Kelly.  About twenty minutes … Read more

First Summer Event

On our way to the first 2009 summer event at First Baptist in Champaign, IL, we stopped to have dinner with Jackson and Jessica Price. We met at New Horizon. Jackson was a part of Harvest from the very beginning and still is on occasion. Jessica, his wife, was also on a team in 2001. … Read more