Category Archives: Personal

Praise Update (November 8, 2019)

It’s a joy to be able to report how the Lord answered the requests I asked you to pray about last Friday and this past Tuesday. Our President’s Cabinet had a very beneficial prayer and planning day.  We sensed the … Continue reading

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Praise and Prayer Update (November 1, 2019)

Linda and I have been on the road quite a bit in recent days.  We’ve been to Minneapolis to present at an academic conference (Society for Professors of Christian Education) and to Montreal for a meeting of Christian Higher Education … Continue reading

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Praise and Prayer Update October 25, 2019

I’m writing this post while sitting in a Starbucks in Ottawa.  This particular Starbucks has a unique place in my (Rick) heart.  And it’s not because I love the coffee (I actually don’t drink coffee).  It’s because of the location–453 … Continue reading

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Thank Full

It’s not every day that you move into the home of a stranger.  Seven years ago, this fall, Melody and her husband, Sandy, offered us their home as we moved to Cambridge to serve at Heritage.  I (Linda) had met … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Preacher: Book Launch

Today is a joyful day for us.  It’s the official book launch day for the book that I (Rick) wrote entitled The Heart of the Preacher.   (The best price right now is from Christian Book Distributors, but you can also … Continue reading

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Praise and Prayer Update September 27, 2019

I’m writing with a heart full of gratitude to God for an amazing week at Heritage.  God has graciously answered the requests I gave you last Friday.   Here’s an update on how the Lord answered our prayers. Graduate Certificate of … Continue reading

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Remembering my Dad

Today, September 18th, is my dad’s birthday.  If he were still living on earth, he would turn 90 today.  Shortly after his upward call to glory, I wrote some of my reflections on his impact on me as a father.  … Continue reading

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