Category Archives: Personal

Graduation(s) and a Memorable Trip

Linda and I have had the joy of celebrating two graduations in the past two weeks. First, on Saturday, April 27th, we rejoiced with the 70+ graduates who received certificates, diplomas, and degrees at Heritage College and Seminary.  What a … Continue reading

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What’s So Good About Good Friday?

Yesterday at the Good Friday service at Grandview Baptist Church, they showed this video reflection on “What’s So Good About Good Friday?”  I was impacted by it’s message.  I hope you will be as well.

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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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Prayer Update March 22

I’ve recently been reading a book that has proven both convicting and life-giving.  Old Paths, New Power (by Daniel Henderson) gives a call to pastoral leaders to return to the “old paths” of prayer and the Scripture.  The book centers … Continue reading

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Prayer Update March 15, 2019

Last week I asked you to pray for us–I (Rick) was down with the flu and Linda was leading a Heritage course for women on writing Bible study curriculum. I want to thank all of you who prayed for us.  … 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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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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