Her precious, newborn cry pierced my heart with love and longing. Mid-April, 1996. Tears of joy streamed down my face as I cradled that payphone receiver in the Tokyo, Japan airport. Our daughter, Kyrie, had just been born over 5,000 miles away in Denver, Colorado. She surprised us by arriving two and a half weeks […]
Like you, I’ve been hurting for our nation these past few weeks. I’ve also found it challenging to know what to say in these days of turmoil, grief, and anger. I appreciate others who have spoken well, and I resonate with the words and spirit of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) recent statement. Here […]
It’s been said that scarcity produces creativity.
So much has changed since I wrote you last month. All our lives have been touched by this pandemic. For some, they are experiencing the tragic loss of loved ones. For all of us, there is grief, uncertainty, suffering, and loss around us. Just a few days ago I broke down and wept—the suffering of […]
The San Diego Military Community is one of the largest concentrations of American military personnel in the world with approximately 120,000 active duty and another 240,000 or so veterans living and working in the San Diego area. Sitting in the bullseye of this massive military community is Coronado Island, home of the Naval Air Station […]
How was your Thanksgiving celebration? We had 23 people gathered in our home for the day. Some of us played football, others made leather-bound journals during “craft time,” and some played pool and ping pong. All of us ate a lot of food and enjoyed the sweet fellowship of being together. These gatherings also took […]
This month’s letter is from my wife, Joyce, as she expresses our gratitude to you in thisseason of Thanksgiving. David My laptop wallpaper is a beautiful Oregon field, backdropped by rolling hills and a rainbow arching above. I didn’t choose this photo for its beauty, or even for the rainbow which is always a reminder […]
Hospitality represents the very heart of God and is central to the ministry of Cadence. I trust you will be encouraged by our dear friend, Eric Anderson’s, testimony below. Eric is an elder at Faith Church in Albuquerque, NM and a Cadence Limited-Term staff member. My wife Teresa briefly visited a Cadence hospitality house in […]
Most wind turbines must face the wind. Their ability to generate electricity depends on the long blades being pushed by the greatest possible force of the wind. Thus, the pivot—they move to face the wind and maximize the effectiveness of their work.
This past weekend I enjoyed speaking at the dedication of Cadence’s newest hospitality house, The Gathering Place, at Ft. Carson, Colorado.