November 2021

Indian Bible College Biblical. Relational. Transformational From the Desk of the President November 14, 2021   First, some FAMILY news: Abby (our oldest) joined high school sports this year! She participated as a freshman in Flagstaff High School’s swim team (three pictures above). Despite her ongoing chronic pain issues, she persevered and performed every heatContinue reading November 2021

Late July Update

Dear friends and prayer warriors, I can’t believe the summer is almost gone! The Staff Retreat, which marks the beginning of the new school year for our staff and faculty, is just two weeks away!

May 2021

Planning to travel over 7,000 miles in the winter during a pandemic…what could go wrong?!? One of the great responsibilities of my job as president is to travel on behalf of the school; one of the great privileges is to travel with my family. Here is a “photojournal” of our trip a few months agoContinue reading May 2021

October 2020

Greetings in Christ! The Fall semester is one-third over, and we are seeing the Lord’s hand of blessing in so many ways. We praise God that we haven’t had any incidents of COVID-19 on campus since the summer. Staff and students are amazingly healthy. We continue to monitor staff and student health closely, thanks inContinue reading October 2020

August 2020

Dear friends, Greetings in the name of Christ! I apologize that I am several weeks overdue for an update. The last few months have been hectic and challenging, but I wanted to give you a quick praise and prayer update as we are now just a week away from regular classes (which begin on AugustContinue reading August 2020

March 2020

Dear friends, Aloha from beautiful Hawaii! Our sabbatical here has been a great blessing, and I was planning to tell you all about it in my first update in over two months; unfortunately the coronavirus crisis is pre-empting focusing on our personal matters, so I’ll send out more information on that next week

January 2020

Dear friends, I write this to you on the eve of our departure for Hawaii. Our bags are packed (all 17 of them!) and our tasks of handing things off have been completed. We’ve spent a lot of time visiting family here in Oregon, including time with 12 of the 13 cousins. We visited ourContinue reading January 2020

October 2019

Dear friends, IBC’s school year is off to a good start!  We are halfway through the semester and we are seeing significant growth in student lives!  The spiritual warfare I referred to in the previous email is still going on, but we are experiencing God’s goodness and protection–thanks in part to your prayers!

June 2019

The Indian Bible College just wrapped up an amazing school year! Here are a few of the highlights: Four Native Americans leaders joined the staff. We had more full-time, on-campus students (35) than ever before. IBC graduated more students with bachelor’s degrees than ever before in one year—all of whom were leading discipleship groups ofContinue reading June 2019

May 2019

Dear friends, First of all, let me share that the Lord has answered your prayers for an Academic Dean! Just last week Gene Stevenson was offered–and accepted–the role of Academic Dean. He is in his late-30’s, is pursuing his doctorate, and has a great passion for cross-cultural ministry–and a growing burden for Native Americans. GeneContinue reading May 2019

Late March 2019

Thank you so much for your prayers for our two significant events last month! Both the ANAM Southwest Regional (where IBC staff have students served three years in a row) and the workshop at the ABHE Convention went exceedingly well.

Christmas letter 2018

Dear friends, The picture above captures one of my favorite moments of the semester: while teaching the Indian Bible College Core Values to the twelve students in my Human Relationships class, our new President’s Cabinet came into the class to help model our fourth Core Value (team leadership).