Monthly Letters

Someone once said, “Time flies when you are having fun.” We must have had a hilarious time during the month of September! The flurry of church plants for September has finished with one remaining for the month of October. Pastor Brian Andrews and the people of Mid-America Baptist Church did an outstanding job of assisting Bro. Peter Balvo in planting the...

Update Our family has had the privilege of being part of three church plants in the month of September. Faith Baptist Church in Warrenton, MO, with Pastor Peter Balvo; Northern Lights Baptist Church in Waconia, MN, with Pastor Mike Frey; and Bible Truth Baptist Church in Athens, OH, with Pastor Troy Kline have all been successfully planted. Many churches have shown their support through helping with...

The Psalmist penned, “Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.”  It is an honor to serve our Lord.  Several church plants are underway for September and October. Bev and I have been busy assisting with the plant of Northern Light Baptist Church in Waconia, MN.  Dr. David Clear of First Baptist Church...

Please forgive me for the tardiness of this letter. I wanted to wait until I was finished with the focused radiation before writing so I could update you on my health situation. At this point, everything is going reasonably well, and I am recovering from the side effects of the treatments. I had 600 doses of radiation over a fifteen...

The summer has come and is nearly gone. We praise the LORD for what He has allowed us to be a part of this last while. We were so blessed to be a part of our sending church’s family camp this year. Our camping site was nestled in the mountains of North Carolina. Although our ministry takes us to all...

Much of the last few weeks have been spent helping to prepare for the five church plants this fall. Prayer and preparation has gone into these plants and we are asking God to bless in a great way. Over the next few months more than 109,000 Gospel of John and Romans booklets will be distributed throughout the new areas. Pray...

HAPPY 18th ANNIVERSARY BCPM!!!!!!  On August 1, 1993, Beth and I, along with several pastors, formed Baptist Church Planting Ministry to help churches reproduce churches.  This has been the most wonderful adventure we could ever have imagined.  Little did we know when we sold everything and invested it into this ministry that God would bless as He has. I doubt...

God has been so good to give us safety as we travel.  The very high temperatures are very hard on equipment, tires and other drivers, as well as us. In July, we traveled over 3200 miles pulling the travel trailer. It was hot everywhere! Our trip started in Rochester, MN, at Rochester Baptist Church as we filled the pulpit for Pastor...

I’ve asked my oldest daughter Emily to write this update from a different perspective. Her letter follows. The Lord has done many wonderful things with my family this summer. On May third we began our trip to the West Coast. This was my last deputation trip with the family before leaving for college in the fall. Our first stop was in Troy, Ohio...