Blog entries tagged Keep Believing Ministries


1. My Video Message for Cliff Raad’s Funeral Service

September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019 My dear friend Cliff Raad died last Friday at the age of 95. I promised him years ago that I would speak at his funeral, but it turns out that I was scheduled to be in New York this week. Here’s the video I recorded for the service.  

2. Freezing Friday Update

February 8, 2019

Freezing Friday Update: We talk about the weather, a new edition of “Keep Believing” and why I’m not going line dancing any time soon. Click here to sign up for the free email sermons.

3. Good News and a Call to Prayer

December 18, 2018

Here’s some good news and a call to prayer. We entered December needing $30,000 to finish the year in the black. That number dropped to $16,000. In the last few days, your generosity has allowed us to reach that goal. Every dollar given between now and the end of the year is like gas in the […]

4. Help Us Finish Strong in 2018

December 10, 2018

Would you take 3 minutes to watch this video? I hope you’ll check it out because we depend on your help to finish the year strong. We entered December needing $30,000 to finish the year in the black. Because of your generosity, that number has dropped to $16,000. You can give online by going to the […]

5. Good News to Share With You!

July 14, 2018

I have some good news to share with you. On June 9 we sent out a letter asking our friends to help us reach $25,000 in giving to KBM by July 15. I’m happy to report that giving from all sources has reached over $53,000! Thank you for your love, your prayers and your support.

6. Could You Help Us This Summer?

June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 Dear Friend, Would you help us reach our goal of $25,000 by July 15? Your gift will help us reach more people with the gospel of Christ. For several years we have donated copies of An Anchor for the Soul to a prison ministry in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Many inmates have come […]

7. We’d Love to See You This Summer!

June 4, 2018

Just a reminder that our summer schedule is underway. Here are the links where you can find more information: Southern Baptist Pastors Conference: Village Church of Oak Park: Cannon Beach: Forest Springs: Word of Life: America’s Keswick: Special note: Our son Mark is speaking with me at America’s Keswick. He’ll handle the morning sessions, and […]

8. Live from Wrigley Field

December 29, 2017

Thanks to your generosity, we need only $4600 to finish the year in the black. If you would like to help us reach our goal, go to the Keep Believing Donate page. Remember that you can give online through December 31, but any mail-in gift needs to be postmarked by December 30 (because the 31st […]

9. “I’m Not Afraid Anymore”

December 28, 2017

Recently we received a letter from a prisoner named Sarah who wrote to thank us for making An Anchor for the Soul available in the jail where she is currently incarcerated. Here is how she starts her letter: First I would like to say God bless you soul. Amazing book “An Anchor for the Soul.” […]

10. December 27 Update

December 27, 2017

December 27 Update Thank you for your prayers and your financial support. We need $37,000 to finish the year in the black. You can make an online gift by clicking on this link. If you want to mail a check, make sure it is postmarked by December 30 (because the 31st is a Sunday) and […]

11. “I Just Have to Keep Believing”

December 20, 2017

A man who heard me speak at America’s Keswick in Whiting, New Jersey sent the following message: Hey brother, İ had the privilege of seeing you speak back in 2015 when I was in the Colony of Mercy at Americas Keswick. You shared that the whole Christian life is “From God, to us, to others.” […]

12. Mid-December Update-Some Good News

December 15, 2017

Mid-December Update– Some Good News We entered December needing $84,000 to finish the year in the black. Because of your generosity, that number has dropped to $64,000. Here’s the link to make an online gift:  If you want to mail a check, make sure it is postmarked by December 31 and send it to: Keep […]

13. Help Us Finish Strong

December 9, 2017

  Would you take 3 minutes to watch this video? I hope you’ll check it out because we depend on your help to finish the year strong. We entered December needing $84,000 to finish the year in the black. Because of your generosity, that number has dropped to $70,000. Here’s the link if you want […]

14. Ten Years On One Card

December 29, 2016

In just two days 2016 comes to end. This year marked the tenth anniversary of Keep Believing Ministries. This card highlights what we have done around the world in the last decade. Here’s a copy of the year-end letter we sent out three week ago. It tells the story of a prisoner named “Henry” who found […]

15. White Rock Lake Update

December 27, 2016

White Rock Lake UpdateOur year-end need: $8700. Here's the link for those who want to help out with a gift:'t forget! Your gift must be made online or postmarked by December 31.Also . . . don't forget to support your local church, your missionaries, and other good ministries.Thank you for your love, your prayers, […]

16. “Christmas Update” Video

December 22, 2016

Check out this 4-minute Christmas Update video with a report on our trip to Ukraine, a big thank-you for your help on Giving Tuesday and a report on our year-end need. If you want to make a year-end gift, remember that you need to have it postmarked by December 31 or you need to give online […]

17. From Ukraine to the World

December 16, 2016

This week Marlene and I have been at Word of Life Bible Institute in Kiev, Ukraine. We’ve an amazing time studying the Book of James with students and visitors from Ukraine, Russia, Moldova, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Romania, Canada and the US. You get a feeling of being on the front lines of Kingdom […]

18. Ukraine, Here We Come!

December 8, 2016

Here’s an update about our trip to Ukraine along with all the other news from my corner of the world. Here’s the link to the Keep Believing Donate Page.

19. Christmas Update

December 22, 2015

Would you take 2 minutes to watch this video? I’ve got some good news to share with you about our year-end financial need. Two weeks ago, we needed $35,000 to finish the year in the black. Last week we needed $22,000. Thanks to your generosity, that number has dropped again. We now need only $5000 […]

20. Cannon Beach Update

December 11, 2015

This weekend Marlene and I are in Cannon Beach, Oregon for a Christmas conference at Cannon Beach Conference Center. Here’s a 90-second update with some good news on our year-end giving challenge. They have had nonstop rain on the Oregon coast for days. When the sun came out this afternoon, I decided to make a […]

21. December Giving Tops $87,000

January 15, 2015

Financial Update: In December we received $87,0000, making it the best month in our history for regular giving to Keep Believing Ministries. We ended the year with all bills paid, with our various outreach programs fully funded, and with approximately (within $400) the same amount of money in the bank as we had in January. […]

22. Only 15 Hours Left in 2014!

December 31, 2014

There are only 15 hours left in 2014. Did you know that many ministries receive 22% of their yearly income on the last day of the year? That’s amazing. I hope you’ll watch this brief video and consider making a year-end gift to Keep Believing Ministries. Click on the Donate Button to make an online […]

23. Only 3 Days Left to Make a Year-End Gift

December 28, 2014

I am happy to report that our end-of-the-year need has dropped from $100,000 to $49,000 due to the generosity of many friends. If you haven’t done so already, check out this 3 minute, 24 second video called “Ripples of Hope” that shares what God has done through Keep Believing Ministries and our vision for 2015. […]

24. Help Us Spread “Ripples of Hope” in 2015

December 11, 2014

We need your help. Would you take 3 minutes and 24 seconds to watch our new video called Ripples of Hope? This is the one time in the year when we directly ask our friends to help us. We don’t run ads. We survive on small donations, most of them in the $20-100 range. We […]

25. Ripples of Hope

December 3, 2014

Check out our brand-new three-minute video called “Ripples of Hope.” Through the Internet we can multiply our impact around the world. For instance, we know that our ministry reaches pastors in India, Pakistan, and China. So let’s do a thought experiment: Suppose we have 100 pastors in India, Pakistan, and China who come to our […]

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