Update: October 19, 2021

“Many years ago, I put a gun to his head ….  Now we are working together and worshipping Christ.” Miracles still happen. Violent men can be reformed. Mike, and Charlie (names change) had a brutal confrontation that could have ended a life. A family dispute over disrespect escalated until Mike put a gun to Charlie’s …

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Update: June 17, 2021

Police helicopters shattered the early morning quiet, and loudspeakers woke up the neighborhood. “Citizens, stay in your home. Lock your doors. Do not go outside”. Quickly tuning on the news, the TV reported an individual had shot at officers during a traffic stop. The shooter then fled to our neighborhood. Officers thought they had him …

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UPDATE: April 18, 2021

Hudson Taylor is one of my heroes of the faith. Raised in countryside England, as a teen he dedicated his life to God and prepared for difficult service among the crowded masses of China. He chose to: sleep on the floor to prepare for hardships, limit his budget to allow for 2 small meals a …

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UPDATE: March 21, 2021

Dear Friends Thank you for your prayers for the Caleb Center ministry and expansion. Thank you to all who responded. Several weeks ago, on a workday at the Maryvale Church along with retired couples from Michigan who travel in RVs and do volunteer work in churches across the nation, we planted some young trees in …

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UPDATE: February 3, 2021

Dear Friend, You are receiving this letter because you know me or have been part of the Maryvale community revitalization effort and are serving in the community.  I want you to know of our plans to increase our effort to rescue people in critical need. TM just left my office, crying, desperate to escape a …

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UPDATE: January 21, 2021

Dear Friend, I thank you for your partnership with me in ministry to the Maryvale community from the first day of pastoring in Maryvale (Easter of 2004) until now. I thank you for your love and support and prayer. This past fall during our sabbatical time, I believe that through your prayer for us, I …

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