Sally and I first began coming up to The Wilderness with our 3 little children in the 70’s and 80’s for the summer music festivals held at the natural amphitheater across the road from the then partially built Fellowship Center. We would camp out and create family memories. In 1987 Don Fladland, who was the board chair, asked if I would pray about coming onto the board. He knew of my God-given experiences in running my construction company along with other related companies in land development, an excavating company and a real estate company. I say “God-given” because my college degrees were in music and I really had no formal training in business. I felt led to join The Wilderness board that year and it has been such a blessing to see God’s hand on this ministry over the years. “Great is Thy Faithfulness” “His mercies are new every morning”, excerpts from songs we used to sing at our meetings when we met at the farm house. Today we meet at a Perkins restaurant and feel the need to be a bit more subdued.
God is at work here at The Wilderness and it is our continual prayer that we will always see the Lord’s vision as we make decisions for His ministry.