Hurricane Ida…


Gearing up for this Sunday, we leave for Hammond Louisiana. We will be working as assessors/Chaplain team for the state of Arkansas (running the Incident Command). Our latest information on the area, power is starting to be restored, and some groceries stores are opening. Resupply run tomorrow and then an early start on the fifth…

God moves…


“We need to recognize that God moves in our lives as believers. We get occupied with men and things and circumstances, and we look at them in reference to our lives instead of walking with God. We do not live above our circumstances but under them, and then our circumstances weigh us down.” J Vernon McGee.

Psalm 39…


“The holy singer had long pent up his feelings; and though busy thoughts were stirring within him, he would not give them utterance. He could not bare his bosom to the rude gaze of an unsympathizing world. And he feared lest, while telling his perplexities, some word might drop from his lips which would give the wicked an occasion to speak evil against God. And when at last, unable to repress his strong emotion, he speaks to God and not to man, it is as one who feels how hopeless the problem of life is, except as seen in the light of God.” Dean Perowne, The Book of Psalms.

Gila Bend Arizona Day 8


This is how our day started. AZDR will go to any lengths to get a signed work order! Norm and I drove to Litchfield so our team could get started on one of our last homes
How many DR guys does it take to assemble a new shop vac? Ours gave up the ghost yesterday.
Our sleeping quarters. My bed is hidden by Norm’s huge air mattress…
DR Chaplain Mike found a hidden surprise in the wall…
New born kittens, from left, Chaplain Mike, Blue Hat Eldon, and our historian Mindy…
There is a long history to this “borrowed” trailer. It has certainly angered me in the past, just saying. It is now aptly named…
Patty supervising the complete cleaning of our flood recovery unit…

Gila Bend Arizona Day 7


Sun rise from the old gymnasium…
Everyday looks like this…
After some morning miscellaneous jobs, Norm and I got to start this home…
Home full of mud…
We think the water lifted up their fridge and laid it on it’s back on the floor…
See the changes?
Blue Hat Les, keeps us all in line…
We made this…
After a long day serving the Lord, Disaster Relief at it’s best. Rose from Lake Havasu and her husband John were first time volunteers. They worked hard and are great people…
The end of a long day…