Encouragement Ministries is a compassionate, Christian presence in a crisis.We encourage patients and their families to discover and rely upon their spiritual resources during hospitalization.


The Abundant Life: April 2018 E-newsletter

Posted on May 01

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The Abundant Life

Posted on April 23

One Saturday morning, I received a call from Columbus, OH. My close friend and mentor Bill was informing me that his cherished wife Darlene had died that morning. He asked if I would travel to Columbus and speak at her memorial service. I assured him that I would be there and immediately made plans. I […]

Small Gestures Make a Big Difference: March 2018 E-newsletter

Posted on March 22

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Small Gestures Make a Big Difference

Posted on March 21

On July 1, 2018, I will celebrate my one-year anniversary as a full-time minister with Encouragement Ministries. As I reflect on the past 34 years, I miss Otter Creek Kindergarten and Preschool. It was a special haven for me. I was mentored by the Godly women who work there and continue to be blessed by […]