5 results for month: 08/2016


A Fulfilled Life

If there is one thing I have learned over the past 30 years of my journey in Christ, it is that …

Personal Joy

Most of you who know me know that my wife of 23 years, Mary Ann, passed away in March of 2010. Since then, I have prayed earnestly for the Lord to fulfill my desire to share my life and ministry with a woman of His choosing. It has been a long (and at times a very painful) season of loneliness; but also a time of amazing learning and growing in Christ. I am very grateful to all of you who have prayed for and encouraged me along this journey. I am so pleased to share with you that our prayers have been answered! …

Summer Fun

The sun was shining hot and bright as our guests arrived for our 15th Annual Legacy Picnic, but they were met with refreshing showers of hugs and greetings as they entered the air-conditioned gym. Volunteers served drinks of ice-cold lemonade …

Keeping The Celebration Going

Although the Legacy Picnic is over, we can still keep the friendship and fun going for our resident friends all year long. This is especially important for those residents who are a bit younger or healthier and more able to participate in activities. Not all nursing home residents are frail elderly; in fact, about 15% of them are younger than 65. Let me tell you about one of them: …

Not Just Fun And Games

Fun is a temporary pleasure based on changeable external circumstances. Joy is experienced in a growing relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ, our Savior and Friend. Although the Legacy Picnic is worthwhile in itself for the fun and happiness it brings to our friends - the impact goes far beyond that wonderful day. …