Update on Prison Crusades

August 25, 2014

It was another very special weekend of prison ministry in the Columbia, SC area. On Saturday evening, Ted and Joyce Smith and I were at the Manning Correctional facility where we enjoyed a lively service. Unusual for me, I did not speak at this service but rather provided special music as did Joyce. I enjoyed…

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Order Jeff’s New Book Now!

August 19, 2014

Last Friday Lynne and I helped our daughter Lyndsey get moved into her residence at UNCC. She started classes yesterday on a two year journey to a public health degree. She’s a good bit older than the other ladies in her residence hall, which prompted me to suggest to her that she might become the…

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The Outreach

August 11, 2014

“Miss” Sue is a long time regular at our weekly Wilora Lake worship service. A real sweetheart. Years ago, we returned from a mission project overseas to find that her equally kind husband Albert had left us rather suddenly. Her son Joe and his wife have visited every so often through the years, and his…

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This Week @ JAMin.

August 4, 2014

Well, as of today I suppose I know what 60 years old feels and looks like.  Not much different than 59.  It’s been a pretty normal day.  Lynne’s gone to work, I’ve gotten some letters out, done my usual first Monday lunch and Bible study at Wilora Lake Lodge, and worked to finalize our JAMin. Christmas Singers’…

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Writing “It Gets Even Better”

July 25, 2014

In June of 2002, our faith-based ministry came into being after a very trying and perplexing period in our lives. Eleven years passed before circumstances developed that finally motivated me to begin recording the amazing history of our young ministry. Coming from a preacher, I guess it should have been no surprise that the history…

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First Baptism Service

June 17, 2014

On Saturday, June 14, JAMIn. assisted with the first ever baptismal service at the Union County Jail in Monroe, NC. Arlington Baptist Church provided the portable baptistery for the occasion. Church member Mark Waters supervised the assembly and use of the pool as 20 in- mates were baptized! The jail is the site of the…

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