The summer of 2013 has been a busy one. I am in the middle of my second week at East Iowa Bible Camp and next week I will be back in Missouri at another youth camp. Diane and I spent two weeks in California visiting supporting churches, individuals and family. We had not been in […]
Well, as usual, more time than I would care to admit has flown by without an update. I think I forget about this blog because we send out letters on a regular basis. Each year seems so busy and full of changes. This past year followed that course. Shane graduated from High School. Amy graduated […]
Greetings from warm, balmy, sunny Missouri. Family – Two weeks ago, our son-in-law was voted in as the pastor of Elmer Baptist Church, in Elmer Missouri! He had been asking the Lord for more opportunities to preach, and God definitely opened the door for him. Here’s a photo of Zach and Amy in front of the […]
We’re going to be busy this spring and summer! James has various trips scheduled to California and around the midwest at colleges, camps and churches. In June the Gleaves will gather in Charleston, SC to celebrate James’ folks 50th anniversary. Our big news though, is that I (Diane) won a trip to Colombia this summer with […]
James left on the first day of Spring Break for Southern California to participate in the missions conference at Brea Baptist Church. He gets to see some life-long friends, meet new people and talk about his favorite subject – World Wide Missions. On top of that, he gets to see my sister and her family […]
James left today, February 7th, for a few days in Iowa. He will be sharing the work of NTM with students and staff. He is very thankful for this opportunity.
October is always a busy month and this year will not be an exception. In the next six weeks I will be challenging Chrisitans to missions involvement at Calvary Bible College, Missouri Baptist University, Moody Bible Institute, Southwest Baptist University, and several churches. I am really looking forward to seeing our son when I visit Moody Bible […]
Thanks so much for your prayers for my (James) health. My thyroid seems to have regulated with medication. It also helps that I have lost about 25 pounds in the past six months. With diet and regular exercise, along with the right medication, I feel much, much better. I am very thankful.