A Rescuer I am grateful today for a rescuer. Less than a year ago, I was snorkling in a remote area in the Pacific Ocean; my mask was letting in some water; as I tried to take it off to catch my breath, the waves of the tide repeatedly pushed me against some coral which resulted in cuts in my chest and arms. Then I heard someone behind me ask, “Are you okay?” “I’m not sure”, I replied. The man quickly came to my side and assisted me until I got back to shore. He wasn’t a professional rescuer. Just an everyday guy who was in the position to assist someone and took the risks to do it. This man was my hope. In the same way, every follower of Jesus is hope for the spiritually dying people within their reach. We work where we work,......
2019 NEO Ministry Team Retreat We were blessed with 123 of our ministry team participating in a great retreat at Branson Chateau on the Lake September 20-22. Drs. Chuck and Carla Sunberg brought great messages, Brady and Karalie Thelander led in meaningful worship, and pastors and spouses bonded together through meetings, meals, and fun times. Our district is blessed with terrific pastors and spouses! District News Al Bryant, a longtime leader at Tulsa Living Hope, died on Sunday morning, October 6. We offer our deep sympathy to his wife, Ira, and daughter, Terasita. Congratulations to Tony and Jessica Siebels who were married on Saturday, October 5. Tony is our pastor in Pawhuska. Congratulations to Pastor Geoff Gunter and the Regency Park Church on a very positive church/pastor review on September 11. Chandler Pastor Keith Cole had a successful heart ablation on October 3. Pray that his heart stays in......