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Author Archives: Buddy

New Year’s Eve

Wow! I have been seriously negligent on our blog. I informed Jen that she had to start writing again when we move to Thailand since she is the writer in the family anyway. On New Year’s eve we are in the midst of packing everything up and getting ready to load our container in 4 … Continue reading »

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Check out Cristina talking about Impact

Check out Christina, one of our student leaders for the past 2 1/2 years sharing about the impact that God had on her life through IMPACT.

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August Update

Dear friends and family, Whew! We can hardly believe we have almost been the US for 2 months…some days it seems a lot longer and other days it feels like just yesterday we conquered the trans-pacific flight! We spent the first 7 weeks traveling around the East Coast (and some of the Midwest) visitng friends, … Continue reading »

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Malachi Director for a Season

When Jen and I first joined Cadence in 1997 the director of Malachi said, “Buddy, I could see you being the director of Malachi someday.” At the time it just seemed like a nice comment from a person with good people skills. Starting on July 1st I will be serving as the acting Director of … Continue reading »

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Discipleship Training School

Wahoo! One of the dreams of the Malachi Leadership team, and for me in particular, is to have a Discipleship Training School (DTS) that is open to everyone but especially targeted to students coming out of the military communities around the world. Military students are generally very open to missions. They have already often left … Continue reading »

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Kate’s last day

Today is Kate’s last day in the office. Some of you may know that two years ago I was close to approaching burnout. My boss had recommended that I get an Admin Assistant. I didn’t want to spend the missions money on something so frivolous. What I didn’t realize then was that it was essential … Continue reading »

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Making Packages for the Free Burma Rangers

Some of the students who have been helping us out with Stop Slavery, helped to put together care packages for the people that the Free Burma Rangers minister to. It is always so fun to see students step up with time, money or talents to help projects that further the Kingdom of God around the … Continue reading »

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Last Impact Retreat

Well it is official that we will be leaving Okinawa after ten years on this little piece of earth surrounded by a vast ocean. It has been sinking in and I alternate between being sad about leaving friends, students, families, chaplains, coworkers, volunteer staff and beaches and excited about what the future holds. I thought … Continue reading »

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Jim’s Last Night

Jimbo, the one in green in the middle, is a young officer who really gave of himself to the jr. high program while he was here in Okinawa. I had the privilege of filling in for the junior high Bible study on his last night here. It was great to hear how he had impacted … Continue reading »

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One Good Man

Sometimes all it takes is for one good man to stand up for Justice. Continue reading »

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