New Missionary, New Territory

After retiring from the Navy and moving our family to Chiang Mai, Thailand as full-time missionaries in 2017, I returned to the 3Seams sewing center . . .

Under Her Wings

Char took me under her wings. She mentored me, spent time with me, and answered my questions.

After the Blast

“We disappeared in a cloud of smoke . . . Dazed . . . Dizzy . . . But we had to get through the ambush.” It was an early morning mission in Afghanistan in November of 2012. Special Forces NCO Joel Jessen was on his third deployment to the Middle East. His Special Forces […]

Honoring Dave Meschke

Chaplain CDR (Ret) Dave Meschke, former General Director of Cadence International, was called to his heavenly reward on Jun 25, 2018, at the age of 88. As a Navy Chaplain for 21 years, Dave was closely connected to OCSC/Cadence ministries, speaking in Servicemen’s Centers and serving on the OCSC board of Directors for ten years. […]

Hospitality Favorites: Southwestern Egg Rolls

This recipe was taken from Cadence Family Recipes: Hospitality Favorites. Order a copy today!  Southwestern Egg Rolls Ingredients: 1 chicken breast fillet 1 T. vegetable oil 2 T. red bell pepper, minced 2 T. green onion, minced 1/3 c. frozen corn 1/4 c. canned black beans, rinsed and drained 2 T. frozen spinach, thawed and […]

Trusting God No Matter What

As we teach children the major Bible stories–from creation to Jesus walking on earth–we are reminded of the lessons too. In each story, we show the children how God’s hand was in it. “We can trust God no matter what,” we tell them. And we must believe it too, especially during seasons of change in […]

Finding My Fathers

A Soldier’s Story of Family and Faith “I can still almost feel the insulation irritate my skin, hear the creak of two-by-fours beneath my feet, and feel the roofing nails in my back.” Cody hid from his father often, ever since the first abuse he can remember, when he was four years old. “I was […]