Monthly Archives: March 2015


My daughter, Emma, knows this 22 year old young man, Michael, from school and church. She is currently attending school out of state at Trevecca in Nashville. She shared Michael’s story with me. Today he posted this update about his journey. I am so impressed and touched with his post and his story. Please read and share. Thanks. 🙂



(^November 11th .. The day it all began)

RELIEF…  a feeling I had entirely forgotten till just a few short days ago when I finished my fourth and FINAL round of chemotherapy!!!  Those of you reading this are more than likely familiar with my recent battle with Stage II testicular cancer and this post is entirely dedicated to those of you who have SUPPORTED me throughout this entire journey.  So let me begin by saying a HUGE thank you to all my family, friends, and friends of friends that have given on behalf of your time and financial support it really made all the difference in the world.  This battle would have been ten times the as hard without you.  If I have yet to thank you personally please know that it IS a priority of mine and I will do my best to reach out to every single one…

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Pray for First Nations: Compassionate Ministry

First Nations Monday
“Holding Up The People In Prayer”

Monday, March 9, 2015 – WK 10 – Compassionate Ministry

DID YOU know that it is impossible to be a ‘perfect’ Christian? Still, we must pursue that goal into eternity, risking heartache along the way.

Those serving in First Nations ministry can experience hurt and frustration to the point of endangering their walk with Christ.

TODAY, I INVITE YOU to pray with me that our Native people and those serving in Native Ministry will be loving and patient, knowing they are imperfect servants reaching out to broken people.

Jeremiah 22:2-3 says, “I am the Lord, so pay attention! You have been allowing people to cheat, rob and take advantage of widows, orphans, and foreigners who live here. Innocent people have become victims of violence, and some of them have even been killed. But now I command you to do what is right and see that justice is done. Rescue everyone who has suffered from injustice.”

Ask our Creator to encourage our First Nations people and those serving in Native Ministry, who strive to live right in a fallen world.

ADDITIONAL SCRIPTURES (4 translations: The Scriptures, CEV, Amplified, KJV): To read all the additional Scriptures, in the following 4 translations, as well as listen to the audio of this prayer point, visit the .

“The Scriptures” is a translation that includes the original Hebrew names and has the books in chronological order. The Contemporary English Version (CEV) is a translation that is written for ‘oral tradition’ peoples and it flows well while reading it aloud. The Amplified version is one where meanings of words and phrases are ‘amplified’ for better understanding. The King James Version (KJV) is the translation that works well with Strong’s Concordance. Please also note the links to Scripture in Cherokee.

For New Testament Scripture references in Cherokee,

First Nations Version Project
A retelling of the Sacred Scriptures for Native Americans and all English speaking Indigenous peoples.

Cherokee Bible Project Titles:
Genesis in Cherokee
100 Days Of Indigenous Wisdom
Cherokee New Testament
New Cherokee Hymnal
Matthew’s Gospel in Cherokee
Mark’s Gospel in Cherokee
Luke’s Gospel in Cherokee
John’s Gospel in Cherokee
The Acts of the Apostles in Cherokee
ROMANS in Cherokee
Pastoral Epistles in Cherokee (coming)
General Epistles in Cherokee (coming)
The Revelation of John in Cherokee (coming)

Est. May 2000