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CCHF Conference 2021

Hundreds of practitioners and students from all over the United States gather annually at the CCHF Conference to share knowledge, skills, and experiences, and spend time worshipping and seeking God. If you're serious about domestic medical missions, these conferences...

Christmas 2020

What an unusual year this has been for all of us! For so many it’s been a real challenge with real losses among family and friends, economic issues, social distancing in our scattered extended and church families, and the tensions of politics, isolation, and social...

A challenging year

WORLD Magazine has just announced its 2020 "Daniel of the Year" award, given to a man who has been an inspiration to me for decades, John Perkins. The title of WORLD's article is timely and merits repeating here: "After an election, reconciliation?" What will our...

Preparing for a better future…

This year, in the midst of the social and political unrest of 2020 and the disruption, pain, and promise of COVID-19, I was prompted in prayer to begin preparing for spiritual awakening by developing an in-depth Bible-based a series of study guides on Christian growth...

Christmas 2019

Susan and I are really enjoying life together after my “graduation into retirement” in June 2018. We certainly had a full year in 2018, including Bill and Carl's ski adventure in the Alps and many other family adventures closer to home, but this year might be even...

FMHF Conference

Susan and I just came back from helping lead a weekend retreat on “Serving God Through the Stages of Our Lives” sponsored by the Free Methodist Healthcare Fellowship for their 2019 National Conference. The event was held on September 20-22 at the Essenhaus Inn and...

Vancouver Island!

We had a wonderful visit earlier this month with Gail and Dick and their family and friends out on Vancouver Island. We crossed the border at Niagara Falls, drove to Toronto, and stayed overnight there before boarding our non-stop flight to Nanaimo the next day. The...

Andover 57th

It's hard to believe how fast the time flies by. Fifty-seven years ago the Class of '62 at Andover graduated! Susan joined me for our Reunion on August 14-16 in Saratoga Springs relatively nearby in eastern New York for a delightful weekend with old classmates and...

Indian Lake

Every year for almost a decade now Susan and I have been taking an extended summer weekend to go canoe camping in the Adirondacks, often with our oldest granddaughter, Zoya, joining us. This year she was busy, so it was a "honeymoon" getaway for us. We chose a new...

2019 CCHF Conference

Theme: “Interwoven” Early this spring I was privileged to be able to lead two workshops and be recorded in a Podcast Interview at this year’s Christian Community Health Fellowship National Conference from March 28-30 in Cincinnati, Ohio. We left snow in Rochester and...
CCHF Conference 2021
CCHF Conference 2021

Hundreds of practitioners and students from all over the United States gather annually at the CCHF Conference to share knowledge, skills, and experiences, and spend time worshipping and seeking God. If you're serious about domestic medical missions, these conferences...

Christmas 2020
Christmas 2020

What an unusual year this has been for all of us! For so many it’s been a real challenge with real losses among family and friends, economic issues, social distancing in our scattered extended and church families, and the tensions of politics, isolation, and social...

A challenging year
A challenging year

WORLD Magazine has just announced its 2020 "Daniel of the Year" award, given to a man who has been an inspiration to me for decades, John Perkins. The title of WORLD's article is timely and merits repeating here: "After an election, reconciliation?" What will our...

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