Category: Journal

Mission Travels 2017

Loida and Michael have felt the calling to participate in two overseas mission trips this year. We are sharing this information to ask for your spiritual support and if you feel led, for your financial support. The...

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Christmas 2015

2015 is rapidly drawing to a close. At the Thurmond “household” many things are changing. We are learning how to manage as three instead of four. Which is a challenge since the soul that...

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Remembering Roy Stainbrook

For more than 20 years I have had the privilege of sharing faith and life around a table with Roy Stainbrook at our men’s small group meetings. Every two weeks we gather to share...

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Mountain Carving

Continuing from my last post, Saturday was another day of sightseeing. I started the day off at Mount Rushmore. Turns out there is no straight path from the campground to the Monument. Primarily because...

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In South Dakota

It has only been one week since my last post but it was a busy week. I combined a variety of sightseeing opportunities with a little bit of work and some necessary personal business....

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North to South Dakota

It’s been five days since my last post; let’s assume I was busy. The drive north paralleled the Missouri River through Missouri into Iowa and then the eastern part of South Dakota. It wasn’t...

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More from Sedalia

Friday was a slower day, the winery tour didn’t leave until 10 plenty of time for breakfast and coffee. They didn’t order as many donuts this morning but there were still more than enough....

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Arriving at Sedalia

Looking back I have to say that driving the extra hour or so to get north of Paducah, Kentucky was a good thing. It left me with a 5.5 hour drive today to get...

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