My dad, Raymond A. DeVries, was born on May 14, 1932. He went home to heaven on October 26, 1982. He was 50 years old when he died. I was 17 – a senior in high school.

Recently I spent a morning alone with God in prayer at St Martin’s University Abbey in Lacey, Washington. I

My wife and I serve as missionaries to the United States with OC International. We are committed to reaching our nation and the nations among us. We’re part of a great team here in the Northwest that is committed to prayerful dependence on Jesus.

I turned 45 years old on Monday (March 8, 2010) and with it came the discovery that I am starting the second half of my life.

Values provide the foundation for the setting the direction of your life and your ministry.

Infantilism |

INFANTALISM. You may have never heard of this before but it’s a danger for many Christians – Here’s what it is

As we anticipate the celebration of the birth of Christ this month, I want to share with you some thoughts from Henri Nouwen in his classic book The Return of the Prodigal Son

One of the most challenging books I’ve read on prayer is by E.M. Bounds,

My grandfather had a great love for God’s Word. He also had an obsession with numbers. Many years ago he shared with me the “Tree of Life Biblical Knowledge”:

One of my best friends, Karl Teichert, is a missionary with OC International in South Africa. Karl and Jenny were part of the team that helped start Lake Hills Church in Castaic nearly 20 years ago.