Author Archives: rickandlindareed

Prayer Update February 22, 2019

It’s Reading Week at Heritage College and Seminary.  Classes are not in session all week, giving students a chance to catch up on studies (and get some rest). I do have several important prayer requests that I would ask you … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 41)

This chapter continues to chronicle the political and spiritual collapse of the Jewish remnant left in the land after the fall of Jerusalem.  Seven months into Gedaliah’s governorship, Ishmael returns to meet with Gedaliah.  Ishmael, who is almost always referred … Continue reading

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Prayer Update (February 15, 2019)

It’s been quite a week for us in Cambridge.  Like much of the province, we’ve had our share of winter weather; classes at Heritage had to be cancelled on Tuesday due to freezing rain and ice.  In the midst of … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 40)

Chapter 40 focuses on the release of Jeremiah by the Babylonian officials (summarized briefly in 39:13-14), providing significant details that validate Jeremiah’s ministry and “reward” him for his service—something the Jewish leaders had not done.  The second half of the … Continue reading

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Prayer Update February 8, 2019

This past week we hosted our annual missions conference at Heritage.  It’s one of the highlights of the year. The conference is student-run, with some wise input from our faculty and staff.  We cancel classes for two days and invite a … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 39)

This is the first of two recounting of the fall of Jerusalem; the final chapter in the book (52) gives a more detailed version of the same events.  Chapter 39 tells the grim news in chronological sequence with the surrounding … Continue reading

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Prayer Update February 1, 2019

It’s weather outside has been frigid this week; but inside Heritage, the spiritual climate inside has been warm and inviting.  Over the past week, I’ve (Rick) enjoyed teaching a pastoral leadership course as well as a preaching course to sharp … Continue reading

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