Every summer wildfires break out across the United States. The Army works with the National Interagency Wildfire Center in Boise, Idaho to aid civilian units combating wildfires nationwide. This is an emergency response that the active-duty Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard units take on.
I’ve told you all this so that trusting me, you will be unshakable and assured, deeply at peace. In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world. (John 16:33)
My friend Annie is one of the nicest people on the planet. She is also a gifted story-teller. This week she posted on Facebook about the apartment she and her husband recently populated. With permission I am sharing it with you:
It was no accident that a woman stopped me after this morning’s church service and invited me to join a bi-weekly prayer group. I said, “I’ll pray about it.” My response may have sounded sassy, but I was quite serious. Praying for others should never be taken lightly.
In December 2009, I received a call about the Lakewood officers’ memorial service, scheduled for Dec. 8 at the Tacoma Dome. Pierce County Emergency Management needed community service club members and pastors to assist in the operations. Since I was a Lions Club member and pastor, I was an i…
This week I began helping a friend of mine who wants to write her memoirs. It they are all like this first one, it will be heart-wrenching. She has given me permission to share the following story:
In the United States, 64 million men identify themselves as fathers but only 26.5 million say they are part of a home where they are married to a spouse and have children under the age of 18 living there.
My phone apps are exploding with current examples of racial violence: cop to black, black to white and to property in retaliation, and it all circles back again. When I watch national events, I am upset on so many different levels that it’s easy to be overwhelmed into under-reacting.