Category Archives: Ministry Matters

Praise and Prayer Update August 16, 2019

As we enjoy the last weeks of summer, all of us at Heritage are gearing up for the fall.  In just a few weeks we will have the joy of welcoming a new and returning students in both the college … Continue reading

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Walking with the Giants

Have you ever felt that your feet were literally in the footsteps of giant men and women of faith?  While Israel is the ultimate dusty road, this summer, after reading Devotedly, The Love Letters of Jim and Betty Elliot, we … Continue reading

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Summer Rest

This past week, I (Rick) had the joy of being in Dallas, Texas to be part of the Dallas Global Proclamation Academy.  Each summer, the Dallas GPA, headed by Dr. Ramesh Richard, brings in 25 young pastoral leaders from 25 … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 45)

Chapter 45 is one of the most intriguing chapters in the entire book.  It is by far the shortest chapter in the book—only five verses long.  It is intentionally not in chronological order.  The previous six chapters describe the fall … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 44)

After the Jewish remnant defiantly disobeys the Lord’s message by leaving the Promised Land and settling in Egypt, the Lord sends another message through Jeremiah to them.  This message along with their response is recorded in some detail in chapter … 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 38)

Chapter 38 continues the narrative begun in the previous chapter by telling us what transpired after Jeremiah was accused of desertion and imprisoned in the courtyard of the guard.  Things go from bad to worse for Jeremiah and for king … Continue reading

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