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I have been pastoring in the Presbyterian Church in America since 1989. Missions has always been close to my heart, and it has been my joy to lead numerous mission trips overseas and in the USA. Over the last year, I have been working with Disaster Response, primarily in Oklahoma. Drawing upon my training and experience in carpentry, I designed a new shed that could be built remotely, so that more people… Read More

This past weekend we saw a powerful phenomenon.  About 100 RUF college students from Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas descended on the Sheds of Hope warehouse. This far surpassed our usual 20-or-so volunteers. But we were prepared. In their wake, they left sheds standing where homes had been torn away. They left the hope for a new beginning. The shed in the photo is a new concept that will enable groups to build… Read More

Building Sheds for Disaster Victims Sheds of Hope Teams have built over 80 Sheds of Hope in and around the Oklahoma City area for tornado victims. Another 200+ are on the waiting list. Here’s a way that your group can help, whether it’s in Oklahoma or your own community. Any Size Group or Church Can Help ChurchGPS is providing a free plan to help groups in North Texas and Oklahoma pre-build panels… Read More