It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a Praise and Prayer Update. Linda and I were down in the States at the annual conference for The Association for Biblical Higher Education. It was a significant time of learning and connecting with other leaders from Bible Colleges and Seminaries across North America.
On the way home from the conference, we had a few days of rest and refreshment in Myrtle Beach and a brief visit to see our grandkids (and their parents!) in New Jersey.
As we turn the calendar page from February to March, we enter the final stretch of the semester at Heritage. The next two months will rush by quickly as we head towards graduation. This year we are having the largest group of graduations in many years (over 90 men and women).
Here are some prayer requests that I would ask you to remember before God.
Preaching Opportunities: Over the next four Sundays I (Rick) am scheduled to preach at six different churches. Please pray for spiritual and physical stamina. Also ask the Lord to allow me to serve these churches by preaching with clarity, conviction, and compassion. It’s a great privilege to preach God’s Word.
Building Plans. As you may know by now, Heritage is in the “foundation phase” of a capital campaign. We’ve been promised 10 million dollars to construct a new building for the seminary. At this time, our team is working with the architect to design the seminary building. Please pray for the Lord’s oversight of the design process. Also, pray for favour as we work with the city to get necessary approvals and permits (environmental impact report, site plan approval, etc). By the way, we will launch into the “public phase” of the capital campaign next fall.
Thank you for supporting us through your prayers!