October 25, 2022 – Bear Attack!

October 25, 2022 – Bear Attack!

Randy had been a long-time resident of Alaska and an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. One summer his mom came to visit him and expressed the desire to experience a true Alaskan fishing trip in the backcountry. Randy arranged for a bush pilot to take them...
August 10, 2021 – Fair and Equal

August 10, 2021 – Fair and Equal

Life sometimes has a way of dealing out circumstances unevenly. Dads and moms often try to balance praise and reward so that each child can feel fulfilled and encouraged. As encouragers we try to be even-handed and fair with our appreciation in order that each child feels equally blessed and loved.

August 3, 2021 – Bad Water

August 3, 2021 – Bad Water

One of my fishing partners had taken his motor home to a state bass fishing competition. In his haste to get some pre-fishing completed, he failed to check the water in his motor home. The half-tank of drinking water had set for many weeks. Giardia had built up in the tank and quickly infected him.

June 22, 2021 – God’s Amazing Care

June 22, 2021 – God’s Amazing Care

Just about the time Les estimated that his grandson had reached the other side of the trees, he looked up and saw a huge Kodiak brown bear at the top of the hill above his grandson on the other side of the trees! The bear had evidently spotted his grandson and took off down the hill toward him.