A Home Port

I met some sailors today who literally spend weeks, if not months at sea. That makes experiences on land pretty few and far between. As the young crewman led my friend and me on a tour of their ship today, he was so excited to show off the bridge, the galley and his cabin. My […]

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It’s all about love.

I’ve spent the better part of a week processing what our team of Americans and Romanians experienced while hosting a camp for 35 Roma Orphan children. Suffice it to say, we are changed. Most believers would agree that we are to respond with action to the simple Biblical command to, “love others as ourselves.” How […]

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The power of an empty tomb

As we prepare to celebrate the single event which changed everything and by which we even count our days, I am blown away by the overwhelming love, grace and mercy of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. To think that He saw us in our need and took action never ceases to amaze me. How […]

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Moldova-Romania Mission Update

We have had a fantastic mission and fact finding trip to Eastern Europe. Thursday afternoon of last week Mike and I arrived in Chisinau, Moldova and headed directly for the hotel to recoup from the travel over. Ghena picked us up at 11:30 a.m. Friday and we started our journey North to Larga picking up […]

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New year, new chance to live

As I sit in the cold waiting area of a favorite tire store run by an Hispanic family of believers, I am reminded of second chances and fresh starts. This morning as we celebrated 23 years of marriage Kim and I had the honor of reading a lengthy letter by a friend asking those who […]

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Grateful

As I sit at the table eating a ham sandwich, I am reminded again of the many blessings which surround me. From the sound of two Littles playing in the yard to the Labrador begging at my heel, I am truly a blessed man. My bride is toiling away in the kitchen,  folding laundry (it […]

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Pretty Awesome Three Months

In case you’ve been on Mars for the past three months, life has been a bit of a whirlwind for River Church and the McIntyre family. In February River signed her very first lease on a gracious space in the Leland Industrial Park. From that point things started moving quickly forward and then the totally […]

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Romance

Yesterday was Valentines’ Day. I had a romantic evening planned too. We were going to drop the kiddos off at a play center then have a nice, relaxed dinner to celebrate 22 Valentines’ days together. About 10:30 a.m. the plan started to change. Kim called while I was working at a coffee shop to ask […]

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