Author: BCPM

In January 2010, doctors gave me 12-14 months to live if I took chemo. As you know, I decided not to take it.  This month is the fourteenth month since that prognosis. We praise the Lord for His goodness to us, and we are thankful for God giving this trial to us.  We have learned so many lessons from this. ...

The month of February started with a wonderful eight day mission’s conference at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, TN. Pastor Gagliano and the church members are doing a great job of emphasizing missions. We also spent most of the month back in South Florida at Liberty Baptist church of Sarasota and Bethel Baptist Church of North Port. Liberty is...

"Praying always… that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the Gospel. (Eph. 6:18,19) It was exciting to lead a young man named Robbie to the LORD at the beginning of Feb. He has been coming quite faithfully to Lighthouse Baptist Church since. Please pray for his spiritual growth and that we’ll be able to also...

Psalm 34:8 "O taste and see that the LORD is good:" We are so thankful for the Lord’s goodness and that He is good even when we aren’t. Our hearts are humbled when we think of the great sacrifice of many who invest time in prayer and give of their finances to the LORD’s work. We were excited to see the...

As many of you know, I struggled with pneumonia the first couple weeks of January.  I have never had pneumonia before and hopefully never will again. It was hard to be down that long, but I am thankful that I am totally over it now. Many people called and emailed to say that they were praying for me and I...

It seems like nearly all of North America is encased in very cold and snowy weather this year.  It certainly affects the travel to and work in local churches.  This is true for those of us who are there, but they got about three feet of snow in two days so I guess they deserved at least one day off! We...

A new calendar lies open before us. 2010 is now history.  What a joy to be able to serve our Lord as we enter 2011.  The best word to describe our December is Snow.  We have set new records in Minnesota for the heaviest snow accumulation.  Living in the same house for over thirty years, this is the first year...

As we begin 2011, we take a look back on what the Lord has done for us during this past year and forward to our goals this year.  We praise the Lord for His goodness to us, and we are very thankful for His direction in our lives. As you know, 2010 began with great uncertainty about my health and the...