Georgia 2014

On September 2 our team of 6, consisting of retired 3 Star General Tex Brown and his wife Ann, Bob Burrows and his wife Chris, Connie and I boarded a plane for Batumi, Georgia via Istanbul, where we overnighted to adjust to the time change. Batumi is a city located on the Black Sea. At[…]

Macedonia 2014

A team of 6 of us headed for Skopje, Macedonia on May 22 and returned home on June 1. The team consisted of Darlene and Gary Maroney, a pastor from New Braunfels, Texas and LeeAnn and Shawn Messer, a pastor from Llano, Texas. In Skopje we experienced our first earthquake, along with a torrential downpour[…]

South Africa 2008

Connie and I, along with four others on our team (none from Wayside), returned from South Africa on April 24. We were invited to be the keynote speakers with an organization called Unity for Africa. John Ofoegbu, from Nigeria and now in San Antonio, is the director. We are still processing what actually happened. We went[…]

Japan 2006

Connie and I spent the last 10 days of March ministering to the EFCA missionaries in Japan. The number of missionaries in Japan has declined there over the years, due to discouragement and not seeing a lot of fruit in a very difficult culture. The main religions of Japan are Buddhism and Shintoism. Ancestral worship[…]