Category: Faith Builders

Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2010 – A pure, undefiled religion offers unity and dignity

Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2010 – A pure, undefiled religion offers unity and dignity

Today I had the opportunity to visit with Orie Lehman, a general contractor and a member of the Lagrange-Elkhart, IN Old Order Amish Settlement.  This community was founded in 1841 when four Amish families of Somerset County, Pa. moved onto newly acquired farms southeast of the village of Goshen, Ind. Through the invitation of our […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2010-A graceful begining

Millard Fuller Legacy Build 2010-A graceful begining

Last winter, my friend Jenny Purtill suggested that I read a book called "Home to Harmony" by a Quaker pastor named Philip Gulley. I immediately fell in love with the fictional story series about a pastor of a Quaker meeting house in a small town called Harmony. Soon our whole family was reading all things by Gulley, including some […]

Minneapolis caught me by surprise!

Minneapolis caught me by surprise!

Field Notes: Presbyterian PC (USA) General Assembly in Minneapolis, MN The name of the city is attributed to its first schoolteacher, who combined mini, the Dakota word for water and polis, the Greek word for city. Minneapolitans enjoy both banks of the Mississippi River and over twenty lakes, wetlands, creeks and waterfalls. I didn’t realize […]

Don't ask me what you can do.. Write a check for a Fuller Center house in Haiti!

Don't ask me what you can do.. Write a check for a Fuller Center house in Haiti!

Field Notes:  Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly, June 24-25, Charlotte, N.C. The Fuller Center was highlighted as a response and Charles Ray said he closed one of his workshops on disasters by saying "Now you have heard from me so don’t ask me what you can do.  Write a check for a Fuller Center house in Haiti."   So the […]

You have to be up by 7:30 if you want to change the world.

You have to be up by 7:30 if you want to change the world.

Field Notes: Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly,  June 24-25, Charlotte, N.C. One of the joys of this ministry is to meet so many people who have been touched by Millard over the years. From time to time, I have the opportunity to hear stories that never seemed to get recorded though Millard was a prolific […]

Rise Up and Walk

Rise Up and Walk

Field Notes:  Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly, June 24-25, Charlotte, N.C. The Jan. 12 earthquake that struck Haiti has left tragic images seared on everyone’s mind.  Wanting to deliver hope to a seemingly hopeless situation is why our $3,000 Fuller Center house has generated so much interest and excitement within churches all across the United States that […]

The Lord is Risen – Now what shall we do?

The Lord is Risen – Now what shall we do?

The Georgia spring is finally here. I’m adding flower pictures to my Facebook page and watching my family struggle with allergies to all of the pollen in the air, on the cars and just about everywhere you look. But I do love the warm weather and I’m looking forward to long bicycle rides.  Since our […]