Veterans Day 2017 Jason and Marina Hallet

Veterans Day 2017 Jason and Marina Hallet

Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving that He had answered them well, asked Him, “Which is the first commandment of all?” Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘Hear, O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one. ‘And you shall love the LORD […]

Veteran’s Fishing Day 2017

Veteran’s Fishing Day 2017

Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land.  Proverbs 25:25 (NIV) James, a veteran of the Korean War era, attended our annual Veteran’s Fishing Day this year. James wears a nearly constant smile, and we hit it off right away. After a bumpy wheelchair ride over the stony path […]

Veterans Day 2016

Veterans Day 2016

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, in the law and in the commandment, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart. So he prospered. 2 Chronicles 31:21 November 11 marks Veteran’s Day in the USA. This date is the anniversary of the signing […]

With All Your Heart

With All Your Heart

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters Colossians 3:23 NIV Last year at this time my wife and I were in Alaska working with wounded veterans. The injured military personnel and their spouses come for a week as guests of Samaritans Purse’s Operation […]

Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day 2016

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” John 15:13 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 I am humbled when I take time to consider what some people have sacrificed so that […]

Veterans Fishing Day 2016

Veterans Fishing Day 2016

He will listen to the prayers of the destitute. He will not reject their pleas. Let this be recorded for future generations, so that a people not yet born will praise the LORD. Tell them the LORD looked down from his heavenly sanctuary. He looked down to earth from heaven to hear the groans of […]

Veteran’s Day 2015- The Beating Heart of a Patriot

Veteran’s Day 2015- The Beating Heart of a Patriot

We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair   2 Corinthians 4:8 I’ve been blessed to travel to many places, but Alaska was never one of them. Until now. This summer/fall my wife and I had the privilege of visiting Port Alsworth on Lake Clark. There we […]