Archive for April, 2011

Teaching and a Deer Fry

Seminars are going great here in Illinois.  We were very busy on our first stop in Mackinaw, IL, it included: a two night church seminar; a Saturday morning homeschool group; a Saturday evening deer fry; and teaching again three hours on Sunday morning.  We also had a special time of fellowship with several families in their homes for meals.  They were a great blessing to us.

The Deer Fry held at New Castle Bible Church, Mackinaw, IL, was a unique event.  I had the opportunity to give an in depth gospel presentation and my testimony to over 300 men and boys, some of which were not saved.  It was a great time to talk about the Lord and share some hunting stories.  I was even able to show a short video clip of one of our elk hunting adventures in western Colorado.

Rich Stepanek

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Creation Field Trip through the Southwest

Our caravan is 40 strong! Mary Jo & I are leading a group of 31 Jackson Hole Bible College students, plus their staff, on a 12 day field trip of the Southwest. So far, we have had a series of Creation classes before we left Grand Junction, a tour of the Colorado National Monument, Dinosaur Journey Museum, Dinosaur Valley excavation site, and now we are at Moab, Utah.

All along the way, we are giving “mini” lectures relating to the site, putting them in the light of the Creation/Fall/Flood context as given in the Bible.

Our “motel” for last night and for the next couple of nights is the floor of the church. Since it is a smaller church, you can certainly expect the noise level to be significant. It is great to find a reasonably quiet nook to write this blog.

Note the pictures of some of the sites we have been to already. I will keep you posted as we go along.

Dave Nutting

P.S It may be a long trip unless we find better bathroom facilities –

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Creation Moments

In February, 2011 I was invited to give my talk on The Hand of God to the Greater Houston Creation Association in Houston, Texas. After the seminar, I met a man who gave his name as Mark Cadwallader. That name sounded very familiar.  “You are not the Mark Cadwallader of Creation Moments are you?” I asked. He was and I was very pleased and excited to meet him.

Mark W. Cadwallader is Board Chairman of Creation Moments. So why was I excited to meet him? I receive Creation Moments on my e-mail daily. They are wonderful short vignettes from which I gain a wealth of information.

“Founded by the late Rev. Walter Lang in 1963 with a 100-year vision to re-convert our post-Christian culture, Creation Moments is the oldest existing creation-related ministry in the world and has a vast collection of information available regarding the scientific problems of evolution and the truth of Creation. Our Creation Moments vignettes – providing evidence for design versus random occurrence – are featured daily on more radio stations worldwide than any other program exposing the fallacies of evolutionism.” [ taken from Mark's Open Letter To Christian Leaders ]

If you would like to receive Creation Moments via e-mail, go to the bottom of their home page  and sign up. Creation Moments is also available as podcasts. I think you will be blessed!

Lanny Johnson

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Chew, Chew, Chew

While waiting for my mom at the dentist’s office, I was blessed to overhear a short conversation between the receptionist and an elderly woman. The receptionist asked her, “How do you stay so healthy?” Her reply delighted me: “I take what the Lord gives me … and He gave me a mouthful of teeth.”

I love that! What a great attitude – and a good testimony to God’s goodness! And what a great reminder to remember our Creator and give thanks. I got to thinking – how often do I take time to thank God for my teeth – or any other part of my body, for that matter. It’s so easy just to take things for granted – until something goes wrong. And then we are more likely to complain than give thanks.

Our teeth are such a vital part of our bodies. They are superbly designed to help us effectively process a wide variety of foods – incisors for biting, “canines” for ripping and tearing, and various molars for crushing and grinding. They are really the first part of our digestive system – and a very necessary part at that – unless we want to subsist on a liquid diet.

So next time you bite into a juicy apple, or chomp down on a delicious steak, be sure to “chew your food” well. And while you do, thank God for the food and also for the wonderful design of your teeth to enjoy it. Truly, we are fearfully and wonderfully made!

Mary Jo Nutting

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