The Gideons International is an association of Christian business and professional men and their wives who are committed to telling people about JESUS through sharing personally and by providing Bibles and New Testaments. They distribute Bibles in schools and colleges, prisons and jails, hospitals and medical offices, hotels and motels, etc. This Sunday a representative from the Gideons will come and present a 5 minute report at the conclusion of our morning worship service.
Last Wednesday through Friday, I visited with President Mark Ballard of the Northeastern Baptist College in Bennington, Vermont. He had invited me to come tour the school and also preach in chapel. I had such a wonderful experience! But it did take I while to get there! I flew from Colorado Springs to Dallas to Chicago to Albany, New York, where I picked up a rental car and drove 50 minutes to get to the campus! Whew!!! President Ballard founded the college 4 years ago i