Jan. 6-7: Penn’s Creek, General Board and PVBI board meetings. We thank God for these godly men that direct our conference.
Jan. 8: Lehighton, plus administrative work and packing for Florida trip.
Jan. 9-29: Florida, Rhoda and I were involved in workdays and visits to Fort Myers, Lakeland, Seffner churches and Camp Freedom. The Florida District Camp was blessed again this year by God’s presence and great preaching and singing (Jeremy Fuller Family and Barry Whitaker Family). We praise God for all the testimonies and victories won at the altar. We also thank God for the generosity of God’s people. The Goal of $30,000 in cash and pledges was raised by the last Saturday of camp. My wife and I arrived home around 5:30 PM, got ready, and went to Central Pennsylvania Youth Convention.
Jan. 30- Feb 1: My wife hosted several people in our home for Youth Convention. I thank God for the gift of hospitality that God has given to my wife. Thanks, Rhoda, for all your hard work for God and others.
Feb. 2: Lehighton, God helped us to preach today and He gave me a special text message from Rev. Darrell Stetler. I opened it right after lunch. “This day, your life, is in God’s Sovereign control. Blessings to you my friend.” In life no matter what circumstances we are facing it’s wonderful to know that we are doing God’s will.
Feb. 3: Penn’s Creek, General Board meeting. I also met with a pastor.
Feb. 4-7: Administrative work, Sermon prep.
Feb. 8: Mifflinburg, Evangelical Methodist Church, President Brent Lenhart and I met to discuss God’s work. We appreciate him and the conference.
Feb. 9: Millmont, I appreciated all the kind words about the messages. We also met with the board after church Sunday night.
Feb. 11: Mifflinburg, met with a preacher who is interested in joining our conference.
Feb. 12: Along with others I helped clean up at Bro. Jeremy Reese’s farm after a barn fire.
Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day, Rhoda and I went out to eat together.
Feb. 15: Final preparations for Ministerial and sermon prep.
Feb. 16: Lehighton (Pray for them in this transition time.)
Feb. 17-19: GMC Ministerial. God used NY Pilgrim Conference President Rev. John Peabody in great ways to challenge and encourage us to do God’s work. President Jim O’ Bold of Servant Solutions also present their ministry of improving Financial Security for Servants of the church. Congratulations to Rev. Kenneth Walters who received the 2020 Minister of the year award.
Feb. 20: I packed and did final preparations for my trip to California.
Feb. 22- March 2: California, I was privileged to hold Revival services at a Bible Holiness church pastored by Rev. Gareth Nickerson. All the people had a spirit of hospitality and giving. God blessed our times together at home and in the church. We appreciated God’s Spirit working among us and the number of seekers at the altar. Spiritual ground was taken, and victories were won. I was also privileged to preach at a Bible Missionary Church school where many of their children and teens go to school.
March 3-5: Lebanon, Outreach and Bus Convention was used of God to fulfill its mission to encouraging and equipping believers to make disciples. Powerful messages by Rev. Chris Cravens in the evenings and well-prepared sessions throughout the day. We appreciated the 40 GMC Ministers that I saw during the convention. Thank you to each Pastor’s wife and each layman who came to learn and be challenged to do God’s work better. Thank you to PVBI and the ministerial dept for coming. My prayer is that God gives us “fruit that remains.”
March 5-6: State College, we left early from the convention to go visit Rev. Paul Miller in the hospital. We went up the next day again. Bro. Miller had a heart attack and is in the intensive care unit. Bro. Miller was our GMC Conference President for many years. Please keep Sis Miller and family in your prayers.
March 7: Administrative work, travel notes, sermon preparation for Millmont and Louisiana. Enjoyed a few hours to visit and have downtime with my father.
March 8: Millmont, I enjoyed worshiping and preaching to them today. I visited with Bro Miller in the afternoon.
March 9: Bro Miller made his homegoing around 10:30 this night. What a time of rejoicing he is now having.