Ministry Reports

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1902, 2024

Daniel 1:9-16

February 19th, 2024|Categories: Field Notes|

This lesson is a distillation and video vignette of parts of the third audio-only Daniel lesson. Click here for the full audio of Daniel lessons ("listen") and access to class handouts: Click to watch Youtube Video Vignette We’ve seen [...]

802, 2024

Mission Report January 2024

February 8th, 2024|Categories: Mission Reports|

“Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions,and giving thanks be made for all men … For this is good and acceptablein the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to cometo [...]

302, 2024

Daniel 1:1-8

February 3rd, 2024|Categories: Field Notes|

The lesson notes can be found here: IntroductionDaniel was contemporary with both Ezekiel and Jeremiah. As young men, it is likely that both Daniel and Ezekiel would have heard Jeremiah preach in Jerusalem. Daniel, as he was being put [...]

2412, 2023

What does Christmas mean?

December 24th, 2023|Categories: Field Notes|

What is Christmas all about? Nan and I have seen Christmas celebrating all over the world in some very interesting and very strange places, both by those who are Bible believers and by those who are not. What [...]

810, 2023

RECORDINGS The Elements of Spiritual Warfare – PA Oct 6-8, 2023

October 8th, 2023|Categories: Conference Announcements|

Fellow Bible Students,The PA Conference has been streamed live per the schedule below. For all the recorded videos, visit the Abundant Life Church conference web page here: NOTES distributed to attendees are here: >>>>Conference notes<<<< 2023 PA conferenceOctober 6-8 Abundant [...]

707, 2023

The Sound of Freedom

July 7th, 2023|Categories: Newsletters|

To all our faithful subscribers and fellow soldiers, I highly recommend that each of you go to see the Jim Caviezel movie, "The Sound of Freedom". As many of you know, I have tried to alert believers to pray for [...]

805, 2023

Gospel Shorts

May 8th, 2023|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

In Matthew 18:14, Jesus said, "... it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these should perish." Basic Training Bible Ministries (BTBM) has started a project to create "Gospel Shorts" on YouTube -- [...]

601, 2023

Revelation 1:10-20

January 6th, 2023|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO Notes for Revelation lessons are >>>HERE<<< The original, complete audio for Revelation Chapter 1 can be found >>>HERE<<< John was banned to the Island of Patmos and was given a vision in which he was told [...]

301, 2023

Revelation 1:1-9

January 3rd, 2023|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO >>>Notes for Revelation can be found HERE <<< The three-fold outline of the book Revelation one is found in verse 1:19. Notice that Jesus says, talking to John, “Write the things that you have seen, the [...]

2312, 2022

Christmas Greetings

December 23rd, 2022|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings in the matchless grace of God! "For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, looking [...]

1812, 2022

A Hero, a Maiden, and a Dragon

December 18th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO “In every great story, there are three things: a hero, a maiden, and a dragon.” G.K. Chesterton. The Maiden In Luke 1:26-29, Mary has had an appearance of an angel that calls himself Gabriel and tells [...]

1110, 2022

Degrees of Eternal Rewards

October 11th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO Why Strive for Rewards? Believers often question the mention of rewards as a basis for motivating us to live faithfully/ victoriously. However, remember in Revelation 4:4, 10–11, the twenty-four elders, who represent those believers who have [...]

1110, 2022

Eternal Reward: Walk in White with Jesus

October 11th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO The Church of Sardis, Revelation 3:1–6 • Commendation—none! Both Sardis and Laodicea are without any commendation! • Rebuke/Correction, vv. 1–3 Rebuked for spiritual deadness, imperfect works, called to be watchful (spiritual wake–up), strengthen what remains, remember [...]

910, 2022

Eternal Reward for Suffering

October 9th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO The Church of Smyrna, Revelation 2:8–11:• Commendation, vv. 8–9 Good works, suffering, poverty (spiritually rich), resistance to the Synagogue of Satan • Rebuke/Correction—none! • Promise to Overcomers, vv. 10–11 Please note carefully that a challenge and [...]

710, 2022

Eternal Rewards for Overcomers

October 7th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO When we come to the seven churches of the Revelation, our theological “sacred cow” will inevitably affect our interpretation. This is critical in regard to our identification of the “overcomer.” We will either see the “overcomer” [...]

410, 2022

A Rewardable Life

October 4th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO The warning sections of the book of Hebrews set forth the truth that how we live our lives after our initial salvation will result either in eternal gain, or in eternal loss. The examples of both [...]

2609, 2022


September 26th, 2022|Categories: Simplicity of the Gospel Videos|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO In John 11:28, the focus shifts from Martha to Mary. "When she said these things, she went her way and secretly called Mary, her sister, saying," "The teacher has come and is calling for you." It's [...]

2409, 2022


September 24th, 2022|Categories: Simplicity of the Gospel Videos|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO Why doesn't God answer our cries for help, deliverance, and healing? Ever ask that question? Why does He sometimes lead us into situations of difficulty and danger? Why does our knowledge of Scripture and our knowledge [...]

1809, 2022


September 18th, 2022|Categories: Simplicity of the Gospel Videos|

CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO You know, for me it wasI had a deep, deep conviction of being a sinner.I grew up in a Methodist church.We went to church every Sunday.I had all the pins, you know, for going a yearwithout [...]

2308, 2022

New Video Playlists for these End Times

August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Newsletters|

The following video playlists are posted and available to view in sequence. The purpose of them is to edify current saints before the soon-coming of our Lord and Tribulation saints afterwards, to give The Gospel clearly, and to rightly divide God's Word in these end times.

1308, 2022

Two Little Hobbits

August 13th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #47August 13, 2022Two Little Hobbits “The battle for helms deep is over. The battle for Middle Earth is about tobegin. All our hopes now lie with two little hobbits, somewhere inthe wilderness.” – Gandalf >>>CLICK HERE FOR [...]

2107, 2022

Are You Ready to Go Down?

July 21st, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer # 46July 22, 2022 Are You Ready to Go Down? >>>If you'd like a printable version of this click here<<< We (Nan and I) had an interesting readiness test on our flight back from Montana camp. I’ll [...]

906, 2022

Recent Lessons Available

June 9th, 2022|Categories: Newsletters|

Time is short. Consider sharing, with an unbelieving friend, one of the following short evangelistic videos from the Gospel of John.

1304, 2022

Website Demos for PCs and Phones

April 13th, 2022|Categories: Newsletters|

Hello Web Users, Here are two demos to how you the basics of using our website. PC Website Demo with narration While we don't have an app for phones, the website is mobile friendly and this iPhone demo shows how [...]

3103, 2022

Tremble Before God/Triumph in Disaster

March 31st, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #45 March 31, 2022 Tremble Before God/Triumph in Disaster “Though the fig tree may not blossom, nor the fruit be on the vines; though the labor of the olive may fail, and the fields yield no food; [...]

2703, 2022

Register for BTBM Bible Conferences in 2022

March 27th, 2022|Categories: Conference Announcements|

Friends, Consider attending these future conferences. Click to see details and register: Red River Cowboy Conference, TX- April 1-3Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, VA- April 8-10PA Conference, Erie, PA- April 14-16Arkansas Conference, Hot Springs, AR- May 13-15Uniown, PA Conference- Oct 7-9Arizona Conference, [...]

1803, 2022

The Battle for Middle Earth

March 18th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #44March 18, 2022 The Battle for Middle Earth “Sauron’s wrath will be terrible, his retribution swift. The battle for Helms Deep is over.The battle for middle earth is about to begin. All our hopes now lie withtwo [...]

701, 2022

Faith is the Victory

January 7th, 2022|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer # 43 January 5, 2022 Faith is the Victory “By this I know that You are well pleased with me, Because my enemy does not triumph over me.” Psalm 41:11 “But the people who know their God [...]

2312, 2021

The Romance of Redemption

December 23rd, 2021|Categories: Newsletters|

The Romance of RedemptionLuke 1:26–38 “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son,and shall call His name Jesus. He will be great, and will be calledthe Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will [...]

2411, 2021

Incense on the Altar

November 24th, 2021|Categories: Newsletters|

Dear Friends, "It is good to give thanks to the Lord,And to sing praises to Thy name, O Most High; To declare Thy lovingkindness in the morning,And Thy faithfulness by night,With the ten-stringed lute, and with the harp;With resounding music upon the lyre.For [...]

811, 2021

Fall Bible Conference Update

November 8th, 2021|Categories: Conference Announcements|

Fellow Bible Students,The Idaho conference details are below. The AZ and PA Conference recordings can be found on the website here: >>>Conference Recordings<<< Click for Details The Mystery of Godliness2021 Idaho Conference Deary Community Bible Church4981 Highway 8Deary, IdahoNovember 12-14, [...]

3001, 2021

New BTBM Podcasts are available

January 30th, 2021|Categories: Newsletters|

Search for "Basic Training Bible Ministries" in your podcast software. Fellow Bible Students, You may not know this, but you can listen to old and new Basic Training Bible Ministries audio lessons as podcasts on your mobile device or PC. [...]

901, 2021


January 9th, 2021|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #41January 9, 2021“MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN” >>>Click here for a printable version of this<<< “And this is the inscription that was written: MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN …God has numbered your kingdom, and finished it … You have [...]

1912, 2020

2020 Christmas Greeting

December 19th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

>>>>Click here for a printable version of this letter<<<< Christ-mas GreetingDecember 2020 “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day [...]

511, 2020

Post 2020 Election Blues?

November 5th, 2020|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #39 “Why do the heathen rage, and the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, ‘Let us break [...]

311, 2020

Election Day Psalm

November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Prayer Diaries, Newsletters|

Rise up, O Mighty Warrior! Go in Splendor and might before Your holy ones. Let Your shield and sharp two-edged sword be our defense and security. Let Your battle-cry echo across the plains and through the mountains. Stir your army [...]

1109, 2020

Prayer Request September 2020

September 11th, 2020|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Friends, As life in the USA creeps back towards normal (maybe!) our brothers and sisters around the world are still being adversely affected by Covid and the government controls that come with it.   We just heard this morning [...]

807, 2020

2020 VA Conference Videos

July 8th, 2020|Categories: Conference Audio and Notes|

Fellow Bible Students,Enjoy the videos of the 2020 Shenandoah Valley Bible Conference this past weekend. The first two have bad audio, but hopefully are listenable. Plain audio of the conference will be available on the website soon. To follow along [...]

2606, 2020

A Saint Goes Home

June 26th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings Prayer Warriors, I would like to inform you of the heavenly promotion last month of our dear fellow-soldier Claudia Dideum, who played a valued role in our publication department. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. [...]

2104, 2020

Stand firm in these perilous times (updated)

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

In the interest of keeping you informed, both for your life-decisions and for effective, specific prayer, I would encourage you to consider the following posts (updated link included): The YouTube video, “Out of the Shadows - The Great Awakening” had [...]

704, 2020

PA Retreat 2020

April 7th, 2020|Categories: Conference Audio and Notes|

Conference audio and notes are available the annual PA Men’s and Women’s retreat, hosted by Fairview Bible Church- Erie, PA March 13-15, 2019. For the general session and men’s classes, Gene's topic was “Redeeming the Time” – which comes from [...]

2503, 2020

Coronavirus Update

March 25th, 2020|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #37 Let me start off by saying that I am not (obviously) a health professional. The information that I pass on is “for what it is worth.” Consider and respond as you are led by the Holy [...]

2512, 2019

Christmas Blessings 2019

December 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletters|

“For there is born unto you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 Born unto you The greatest event in human history was the coming of the Creator of all things [...]

1612, 2019

India Mission Report December 2019

December 16th, 2019|Categories: Mission Reports|

“So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.” Isaiah 55:11 God, in His faithfulness [...]

812, 2019

Thanks be to God

December 8th, 2019|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings to all of our friends and fellow-soldiers, “Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.” – 2Cor.2:14 Paul reminds us that every [...]

1404, 2019

The Gospel and Culture

April 14th, 2019|Categories: Field Notes|

Simplicity Series #36 The Gospel and Culture In May, I will be speaking at a large Theological Conference in Asia, and I have been asked to present a series on the impact of the Gospel message on culture along three [...]

2903, 2019

The Olivet Discourse — VA 2019

March 29th, 2019|Categories: Conference Audio and Notes|

The third annual Shenandoah Valley Basic Training Bible Ministries Conference was held on March 15–17, 2019, where Gene Cunningham taught “The Olivet Discourse: The Prophecies and Parables of Jesus Regarding His Return.” The key verse is Matthew 24:37, “But as [...]

1302, 2019

Register for 2019 Bible Conferences

February 13th, 2019|Categories: Conference Announcements|

Fellow Bible Students, Details, points of contact or registration forms are now posted for upcoming Basic Training Bible Ministries conferences: March 8-10: PA Men's and Womens Retreat: Theme for Men’s Classes: “The Light that Shines Through The Darkness" (Men), and [...]

2412, 2018

Christmas Greetings, December 2018

December 24th, 2018|Categories: Newsletters|

Christmas Greetings, December 2018 “And you, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of the daughter of Zion, to you shall it come, even the former dominion shall come, the kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem … But you, Bethlehem [...]

2111, 2018

Living Thankfully

November 21st, 2018|Categories: Field Notes|

Simplicity Series #35 Living Thankfully “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service [worship]. And do not be conformed to this [...]

1404, 2018

Urgent Prayer Request

April 14th, 2018|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Urgent Prayer Request President Trump is considering moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, in recognition of "The Eternal Capitol of Israel." If he does this, it will be the MOST SIGNIFICANT decision he has made thus far as President of [...]

2001, 2018

Ese Bible Institute

January 20th, 2018|Categories: Mission Reports|

Numba Village, Papua New Guinea Graduation Day Ceremony January 13, 2018 Greetings from Numba Village, Today, we graduated the seventh group of Ese Bible Institute students. What a great day of celebration and giving of honor to the Lord Jesus [...]

312, 2017

Urgent Prayer Request

December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Prayer Warriors,  Please read the attached article about the weekly Bible studies being held in the White House. This gives me more confidence and encouragement than anything that has happened since the election. We are in a raging spiritual [...]

2011, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017

November 20th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

“Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy … Oh, that men would give thanks [...]

1107, 2017

Prayer Update

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Greetings, Fellow-Soldiers in Christ!  We want to thank all who joined us in prayer for Faisal. Our latest word is that he has experienced nothing less than miraculous recovery. He is forging ahead with the work that was planned for [...]

1107, 2017

Prayer Request

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Greetings, Fellow Soldiers in Christ,Nan and I are in Perth, Australia for a Bible conference next weekend. Just this morning we learned that my nephew, Monte Jones, has died suddenly and unexpectedly. Details are scant at this time, but Monte [...]

507, 2017

The Commonplace Christmas

July 5th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

 Christmas: God Celebrates the Miracle of the Commonplace   “Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and [...]

107, 2017

Building for Eternity

July 1st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  Simplicity Series #26 Building for Eternity “If anyone’s work which he has built on it [the “foundation,” v. 11] endures, he will receive a reward.” 1Co 3:14 Review from Simplicity Series #25 We each choose to be either a [...]

2006, 2017

Prayer Request

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings in the matchless grace of God,To all our friends, supporters, and fellow-soldiers. Just this afternoon I received a call from my long-time friend Nick Bacon. Many of you have heard of Nick and know that he is a Congressional [...]

106, 2017

Prayer Requests

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

To all prayer warriors,  This morning, I received sad news from India. Pastor Jayraj and his wife Lalitha have a daughter named Karyuna, who has suffered from epilepsy for some years. She grew into a lovely young lady and married [...]

105, 2017

Ministry Prayer Requests

May 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Greetings Prayer Warriors,   Nan and her team are in Asia teaching Children’s Bible School programs. The pastor of the church they are in was approached yesterday by members of an unfriendly religious group, asking why they were promoting a [...]

604, 2017

Let Freedom Ring

April 6th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Let Freedom Ring4 July, 2008   “Jesus therefore was saying to those Jews who had believed in Him, ‘If you abide in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth [...]

104, 2017

The Shepherd-King

April 1st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  The Shepherd-King “Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, that I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; a King shall reign and prosper, and execute judgment and righteousness in the earth. In His days Judah will [...]

3003, 2017

Last of the Headhunters

March 30th, 2017|Categories: Mission Reports|

Many of you know that we have made many mission trips into Nagaland. I thought you might enjoy the following article published in the April 4, 2017 issue of the U.K. Sun—GeneLAST OF THE HEADHUNTERS by Mark McConville  Meet India’s [...]

2703, 2017

Memorial Day

March 27th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Memorial DayLet’s all keep in mind as we enjoy the peace and freedom of this Memorial Day weekend that our service men and women are far from home and in harms way. We urge each of you to remember them [...]

1903, 2017

Military Prayer Update

March 19th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Military Prayer Update  On April 1, his 23rd birthday, our son Cody entered Marine Recon School. The day before had been devoted to entrance activities, including a PFT (personal fitness test). Of the entering group, four were dropped at this [...]

1303, 2017

Australia Prayer Update

March 13th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Australia Prayer UpdateMarch 2008   “Let the heavens, the earth, the waters with all their creatures and all those here present witness that I, Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quiros…in the Name of Jesus Christ…hoist this emblem of the Holy Cross [...]

103, 2017

Urgent Prayer Request

March 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Friends and Family,  Please pray for Faisal and Carrie John. Pastor Faisal is currently in Pakistan and has contracted Typhoid Fever. He is on medication and resting at this time.   Please pray for:  The merciful Lord would heal [...]

101, 2017

Prayer Update

January 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Friends,  Below is a quick email from Gene regarding the prayer request we sent out yesterday:   “We made it, but no chopper. We made record time, eleven and a half hours. Please send out thanks to all who [...]

101, 2017

Complete in Christ?

January 1st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  Simplicity Series #18 Complete in Christ? “For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.” Col 2:9–10 A Faulty Conclusion Many believers [...]

104, 2016

Passover 2016 Message

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|

Passover 2016April 22–30, 2016   “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen!” Luk 24:5b–6a   On Friday evening, April 22, the Jewish Passover begins. The Feast of Unleavened Bread will run [...]

109, 2014

Delivered from What?

September 1st, 2014|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #20 Delivered from What? “Because you have kept the message of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the [...]

107, 2014

The Hour is Upon Us!

July 1st, 2014|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #19 The Hour Is Upon Us! “That very hour the word was fulfilled …” Dan 4:33 “… but the people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits. And those of the people [...]

2511, 2013

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah 2013

November 25th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|

Coincidence or Providence?  A Strange Convergence   This Thursday, November 28, 2013, Americans will celebrate our traditional Thanksgiving holiday. In a strange historical alignment, this day also begins the eight-day Jewish festival known as Hanukkah. Generally, Hanukkah falls closer to [...]

2502, 2013

Signs in the Heavens

February 25th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|

Looking Ahead and Looking Up in 2014  “Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him asked that He would show them a sign from heaven.” Mat 16:1    Willful Spiritual Blindness     This incident occurred following the feeding [...]

1512, 2012

Be Advised, and Be Wise!

December 15th, 2012|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #16 Be Advised, and Be Wise! “Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice? ... Hear instruction and be wise, and do not disdain it. Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching [...]

111, 2012

Never Quit!

November 1st, 2012|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #15 Never Quit Recently, I have received several emails asking for guidance and direction. These questions relate to the recent election, what the future may hold, and how we can prepare for the uncertainty of the future. [...]

108, 2012

Omnous Warnings

August 1st, 2012|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #12 Omnous Warnings “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near … looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and savior [...]

407, 2012

The National Anthem

July 4th, 2012|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings, Fellow Believers,  I found the following article, which I want to pass on as a post 4th of July question. I pray that each of us, and by God's grace, our whole nation, might spend the time to seriously ponder, [...]

101, 2012

New Years Greeting 2012

January 1st, 2012|Categories: Newsletters|

New Year’s Greetings  “But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent love for one another, for ‘love will cover a multitude of sins.’ Be hospitable [...]

1511, 2011

Thanksgiving 2011

November 15th, 2011|Categories: Newsletters|

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies [prophetic utterances, i.e., divine revelation]." 1Th 5:16–20   "O foolish ones, [...]

1508, 2011

Africa 2011 Part One

August 15th, 2011|Categories: Mission Reports|

       Greetings, prayer warriors and supporters,   I apologize for the delay in sending out a report on our recent ministry in Africa. Since returning home, we have had some big problems with our computer server company hindering our [...]

112, 2010

Christmas 2010

December 1st, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

The True Spirit of Christmas   “For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luk 2:11    “For God so loved the world that He gave His only [...]

111, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

November 1st, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

 “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift...”“Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 2Co 9:15; 1Th 5:17–18 Jesus Christ is the gift of a loving heavenly Father [...]

108, 2010

I Like the Depression

August 1st, 2010|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #10 “I Like the Depression” Recently, at the local farmers' market here in Prescott Valley, Arizona, I found a book entitled, “We Had Everything But Money,” a book of memoirs from the Great Depression.  As I leafed [...]

1504, 2010

Ministry Report, April 2010

April 15th, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

Basic Training Bible Ministry Report 2 April, 2010   Weekend Bible Conferences   The weekend conferences held in Florida and Virginia are now history.  We enjoyed them a great deal, seeing old friends and meeting quite a few new students [...]

112, 2009

Thanksgiving for Christmas

December 1st, 2009|Categories: Newsletters|

 Thanksgiving for ChristmasGiving the Greatest Gift   “Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them…And [Anna] coming in that instant she gave thanks to the [...]

908, 2009

Arkansas Youth Camp

August 9th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

 Arkansas Youth Camp Mission Report   We returned on Monday night from a long-haul cross-country road trip in which we clocked nearly 3,000 miles on our vehicle. As we travelled across the country we saw beautiful vistas, met some fellow [...]

908, 2009

Peru Mission Report

August 9th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Peru Mission ReportJuly 2009 Three Day Conference We returned to Peru for a short time this year in a time of crowded schedules. However, we thought it necessary to visit Julio and Betty, our representatives in Peru and South America. [...]

2007, 2009

Asia Mission Report

July 20th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Asia Mission ReportMay, 2009   “Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who  are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.” Heb 13:3   “The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I [...]

1506, 2009

Government Amateur Hour

June 15th, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

   Government Amateur Hour “For behold, the Lord God of hosts is going to remove from Jerusalem and Judah both supply and support ... and I will make mere lads their princes, and capricious children will rule over them, and [...]

106, 2009

On Becoming Children

June 1st, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #6 On Becoming Children “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.” Mat 18:3 “An innocent child is a man who [...]

2605, 2009

Prophetic Ministry

May 26th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Prophetic ministry21 May 2008 “For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” – Rev 19:10   Floods, Earthquakes, Famines, and Plagues. We have just returned from six weeks in China, India, and Pakistan. After such a long time, [...]

1505, 2009

The Elijah Option

May 15th, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #5 The Elijah Option “The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.” Jam 5:16b   In this post, I want to discuss what I firmly believe to be the single most significant and essential step [...]

105, 2009

No Accidents in God’s Plan

May 1st, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #4 No Accidents in God's Plan “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect pilgrims of the dispersion ... according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of [...]

1604, 2009

Children’s Bible Schools India 2009

April 16th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

    India Children's Bible Schools  2009 Many hands and hearts worked together this year for the children of India!  Some went, others stayed, some taught, others prayed, some printed, drew, laminated, cut, gave, translated, designed, colored, punched and packaged!  All was done with one [...]

104, 2009

Victorious Celebration

April 1st, 2009|Categories: Newsletters|

Victorious Celebration  “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” 1Pe.1:3   Our Living [...]

104, 2009

Ministry Update

April 1st, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Mission Field ReportApril, 2009   Papua New Guinea In January it was our privilege to return to the Ese Bible Institute in Numba village. We always consider it a real honor to work with veteran Bible translator Jim Parlier. The [...]

1511, 2008

Israel Tour 2008

November 15th, 2008|Categories: Newsletters|

Israel Tour Nov 22-Dec 1, 2008  The Israel tour is now history, and what a tour it was. We experienced a great “pilgrimage” through the land of the Bible. How blessed we were to share it with so many friends and [...]