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Bathroom Antics

Debi loves to scare people. She never tires of finding ways to startle folks. One of her favorite and most effective ways is to pound on the bathroom door when she sees the light on. She only does it to … Read more

June 8, 2011 2 comments

Meet the Staff: Tremaine

Tremaine works in the shipping department at NGJ. When he leaves work he goes to minister at the prison. He fills in for Mike sometimes at the church and he also street preaches. He was saved in prison, which probably … Read more

May 31, 2011 (1) comment

What an Accomplishment!

Shalom’s husband, Justin Brand, took 1st place with his home-built motorcycle in the latest Bike Show. It took him 5 weeks to build it from start to finish. He (Shalom helped) wrote an article for a Biker Magazine.

May 24, 2011 (0) comments

Office Visitors

Shoshanna (Mike and Debi’s youngest) visits often with her children, Jeremiah James and little Penelope Jane. Sometimes her husband James comes, too. 🙂

May 20, 2011 (0) comments

From Prison to the Philippines

Rick Batson is here in the States away from his wife and children in the Philippines. He will soon be heading back! He spoke in church on Sunday. What an encouragement! As a missionary, he goes into schools and gives … Read more

May 19, 2011 (0) comments

Delivery Day

This is one of the many big rigs that find their way back into the small community at Cane Creek to make a delivery. I was told that before the concrete bridge was built (less than 3 years ago) books … Read more

May 18, 2011 (0) comments

Our Mailman

In rain or shine, flood or whatever, Barry is always faithful in bringing your mail and hauling off your boxes of mail. He always has a treat for the children and the dogs!

May 17, 2011 (0) comments

Meet the Staff: Shalom

Shalom is Mike and Debi’s daughter. She manages the website Getting to know her has been amazing for me. She has so much wisdom and has taught me a lot about submission, sympathy and a host of other good things. … Read more

May 16, 2011 (0) comments

Target Practice

When the weather was nice, I could hear Mike practicing multiple times a day.  

May 15, 2011 (0) comments

Gracie and Daddy Bill

Gracie is always around the property—delivering messages, helping in the garden, babysitting and giving Daddy Bill rides in the golf cart.

May 11, 2011 (0) comments

Meet the Staff

Yolanda’s story is in the Preparing book. She is the girl who didn’t marry until she was in her 30s. She works part time. Debi says Yo is a whirl-wind of a worker. I see that she is a very … Read more

May 10, 2011 (0) comments

Little Parker

Parker is Mike’s little buddy. He follows him everywhere. When Mike comes in at 11:15 for lunch, and starts tapping his foot waiting for us to rush around and get it on the table, Parker is right there with him. … Read more

May 3, 2011 (0) comments


The first blooms after a long winter are always a burst of color and a welcome sight.

April 25, 2011 (0) comments

What a Feat!

Debi’s father (a.k.a. Daddy Bill) has lived with me for the past four months. He’s now a permanent fixture at the office (at least during lunchtime). He has what he calls a “slipped memory” so he can’t remember recent events … Read more

April 22, 2011 (0) comments


Mike named her. She may be named “Useless”, but Parker simply LOVES this dog. And she sure puts up with a lot from him.

April 21, 2011 (0) comments