single guy care

It was a pleasure to reconnect with each of our 8 single guys during the JV Spring Conference since the last time we got together back in February. Will you continue to pray for these men as they serve the Lord and their local churches this summer? Pray for strength, purity, and community.

Family on Mission

Starting this evening, our care team will host our annual JV Spring Conference for all of our JV Missionaries and their families who serve cross-culturally. The theme of the conference is Family On Mission. This will be a great time to be in the Word, and encourage our team. While at the conference, I’ll get… Read More »

a young Josiah’s bold steps of faith

“whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.” – 1 John 2:6 One resource JV uses for discipleship training is Walk 2:6. It’s a great tool where we walk with a disciple, looking at the life of Christ in how He discipled His disciples. And, it’s… Read More »

Cinco de Mayo

Today was a great day to jet lag in Praha…visited my grandparent’s gravesite (mom’s family), hung out with this cool JV family, enjoyed Spring, and the sights. Tomorrow we train to Malenovice! Please pray for me to adapt to the time change with my CPAP machine!


Arrived safe and sound after 23 hours in beautiful Praha (Prague)! On Wednesday, I will head over to the JV Training Facility in Malenovice, where all of our JV missionaries and their families who serve cross-culturally, will come together for the annual JV Spring Conference. The theme of the conference is Family On Mission. This… Read More »


Where am I heading now with JV? I ask you for your prayers in safe travels. Find out tomorrow to see where I landed and what I’ll be doing for the next week.

Community Praise

A year ago, I asked for prayer to find & be part of a healthy community that I could grow in my relationship with the Lord! God provided this amazing group!

Birthday Blessings

“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.” (Proverbs 16:9) And for the last 42 years He has done just that even when I stumble or fall, He picks me up! Thank you for your prayers, encouragement and investments over the years!


One of my roles is to coach our new JV missionaries on ministry partner development. We had a great time uniting these two couples heading to Bulgaria. Would you prayer for them as they raise their support?

Casting Vision

Where are we heading to today? Justin and I are visiting Aurora Christian School to cast a vision to high school students of what it means to live out Bold Faith. ‪