February 2019 Monthly Letter

Dear ORM Reconcilers, January is the month we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. I like to reflect on his life each year and listen to the different stories that describe how he went about building bridges between people of all creeds and colors. The following are a few of my favorite…

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January 2019 Monthly Letter

Dear ORM Reconcilers, I wish you a Happy New Year and a bountiful, wonderful year filled with joy, peace and harmony! It’s hard to believe that we’re in another year, 2019! Many people will ring in the New Year by attending parties, celebrations, and activities that may include traveling to other destinations. There’s nothing wrong…

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December 2018 Monthly Letter

Dear ORM Reconcilers, My wife shared an article with me that was sent to her by a friend, titled “A Body of Many Parts: On Diversity and Unity – In Courage,” by Alia Joy. The article has a lot to do with reconciliation and I’d like to share some parts of it with you because…

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November 2018 Monthly Letter

Dear ORM Reconcilers, On October 12, Jannice and I flew to Charlotte, N.C. We were there for a denomination Board Meeting and to view the new headquarters. On Sunday morning, we attended a worship service where we witnessed the passing of the baton from our outgoing President Joseph Tkach to our new President Greg Williams.…

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October 2018 Monthly Letter

Dear ORM Reconcilers, The other day, my wife, Jannice and I were watching the end of a very tight football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. In fact, the Bears were near a victory when the Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers got injured, just when they needed him most! But to the…

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September 2018 Monthly Letter

Dear ORM Reconcilers, On August 11, 2018, my wife, Jannice and I attended our third Mid-Summer Night’s Concert, produced by Nat Nehdar. The weather was perfect for such an event and sitting under the stars made it extra special! We arrived to find empty chairs on the lawn, but by the time the concert began,…

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August 2018 Monthly Letter

Dear Reconcilers, I hope you are having a good summer and not getting too hot. I’ve been reading the updates from some of our chapter leaders and want to express my gratitude for the wonderful job they are doing. May God bless them for their labor of love! I am very thankful for the great…

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July 2018 Monthly Letter

Pastor Karl Reinagel and his wife, Carla have been serving as ORM leaders for several years. I asked him to share some of the things he’s been doing to promote reconciliation in his area, Furguson, Missouri. Dear Family of Reconcilers, Jesus Christ has been equipping New Creation in Christ for racial reconciliation since Curtis and…

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June 2018 Monthly Letter

Dear Reconciler Family, Recently in my devotional “Our Daily Bread” I came across the words LIVING A LEGACY. I was intrigued and began to delve into to this article. The author tells the story of his time with his sons. It reminded me of how God is so commutates with us His sons and daughters.…

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May 2018 Monthly Letter

I asked ORM Chapter Leader Evelyn Burkhard, who is overseas, to give us an update on her reconciliation work. I want to share her letter with you. My dear ORM friends, I am just back from one month in Burundi, where I was asked to help with the transformation of a Health Center into a…

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