Category Archives: Personal

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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Wise Men (and Women) Still Worship

This Christmas I’ve been reflecting on Matthew’s account of the Magi who came to worship the infant Christ.  Worship was the sole purpose of their long journey:  “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews?  For we … Continue reading

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Prayer Update December 7, 2018

I’m writing this update from the Hespeler Library.  Linda and a group of Heritage students are downstairs leading an ESL (English as a Second Language) class for new Canadians.  It’s been a wonderful way for Heritage students to serve the … Continue reading

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Prayer Update November 30, 2018

As we move into December, our fall semester is moving to its finale.  Students are working hard to finish papers and prepare for final exams.  Professors are gearing up for all the grading that comes when the students turn in … Continue reading

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