2012 Church Plants- We have been busy working on eight church plants already for 2012. Four church plants will be in the US:  Cranberry, PA; Belleville, KS;  Medina, OH;  and Thornton, CO.  The remaining church plants will be in Canada:  Orangeville, Ontario; Vernon, British Columbia;  and two in Markham, Ontario. Support- We have also had the privilege of preaching and presenting...

Many years ago, men would use oil-lamp lighthouses to warn pilots of dangerous coastlines. In addition to the lighthouse, the keeper placed smaller oil lamps along the coast to lead the ship to the harbor.  Along the coastline of Lake Erie, this combination of lights was used. One night in the late 1800’s, the keeper of Lorraine Harbor was tired,...

If this year goes like the past several years, I guess we can say, “2012 is in the history book.”  Bev has often said, “When January is past, the rest of the year is history.” Almost all of the Christmas decorations outside and inside are put away.  Most years here in Minnesota, our outdoor decorations are mostly buried in snow...

Spring is just weeks away and with it comes new church plants around the country.  This spring, we have three churches we are helping reproduce new churches.  The first will be in Orangeville, ON, in early April followed by one in Cranberry, PA, two weeks later. The third church plant will be in Vernon, BC, in early May. Lord willing,...

We find ourselves now the beginning of the greatest year that God has granted us - a great opportunity to serve our Lord! God has been so wonderful to answer the many, many prayers that you have offered up on behalf of Dr. Jessup and his health, as well as ours. God's Word has not changed the commission to plant churches....

We hope you had a wonderful end to 2011 and a great beginning to 2012.  The beginning of a New Year always brings reflections from the past year and projections for the New Year. For us, we are thankful that we were able to spend another Christmas with our children and grandchildren.  As we began 2011, we had no idea what...