Private Nelson Jones was pinned down under fire with his unit in a small square in Oerlinghausen, Germany, on a chilly morning in April, 1945. As he tried to return fire, an ear-splitting blast from a German Panzer tank killed him, instantly. A year earlier, he was walking the halls as senior class president of [...]
About maypattersonMay Patterson, author of "Seeking a Familiar Face," began writing in response to God’s grace. And by this grace, she has written, taught the Bible and spoken at a variety of events. Her ministry focus is to help people draw closer to God and each other. May is married to her dear friend Mike, and they have three grown children. She has a great love for her family, the great outdoors and travel.
“Mam! Do you know what day it is?” “Who is the president of the United States?” “Are you okay?” For a minute I just stared at him, wondering who he was and why he was in my face, asking random questions. My wrecked bike lay beside me. I had multiple cuts, a throbbing black eye [...]
The first time I took my son Will to a JH Outback weekend, I confess I didn't really want to go. I didn’t know anyone there. I had no clue what were we going to do for an entire weekend out in the middle of nowhere. How could this possibly be fun? I couldn't have [...]