Category Archives: Heritage

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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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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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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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 37)

Beginning with chapter 37 and continuing through chapter 44, we read the account of Jeremiah’s life and ministry during the siege of Jerusalem, the destruction of the city, the ensuing chaos and eventual flight to Egypt by the Jews who … Continue reading

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Yearly Reeder 2018

For many years, Linda and I have sent out a “year-in-review” letter to family and friends.  In it, we give a brief update on our family along with a few pictures.  We call our newsletter The Yearly Reeder. Here’s a … Continue reading

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