Author Archives: rickandlindareed

1000 x 1000

Below is a short video Linda and I recently recorded about an initiative we are excited about.  Please take a minute (actually 2 minutes and 31 seconds) to watch it.  We are convinced 1000 x 1000 could make a BIG … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

We love summer but we are excited for fall. Our team at Heritage has spent the summer getting ready for the coming school year that begins soon. Our student leaders arrive on campus on August 27th for a week of … Continue reading

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Summer 2017

No doubt you’ve noticed our silence on the blog; it’s been a summer of travel, weddings, interviews, and quiet at home. The summer began with a road trip to conduct interviews and to meet Presidents and leaders at other institutions … Continue reading

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Bilingual Preaching

To be truly effective, preachers have to become bilingual—fluent in two languages. I say that even though I only speak English. What are the two essential languages a preacher must speak? Not English and French (even in Canada). Not Greek … Continue reading

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Prayer Update May 12, 2017

Graduation marked the end of our school year at Heritage, but the school’s ministry continues to move forward. Spring and summer term classes have already started. Our faculty and staff have gathered to assess the previous year and plan for the … Continue reading

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The Preacher and Soul Care (Part 3)

  In the two previous posts, I made the case that looking after the health of our souls is not a luxury, but a necessity, for all who preach and teach God’s Word.  This is true whether we preach to … Continue reading

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Drawing a Circle

We had a wonderful graduation celebration last Saturday morning.  The night before, we had a meaningful time of consecration at our graduation banquet. At the banquet, I told the students the story of Rodney Smith. Rodney was born into a family of gypsies … Continue reading

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