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  • Influence is Leadership

    What Happened in Topeka?

    I sensed the Holy Spirit speak to me on April 21, 1990 while driving past an old school building in…

  • A One-Dollar Bill

    A One-Dollar Bill

    The morning after my high school graduation I moved to Minneapolis, MN. Summer classes were set to begin at a…

  • Scarcity and Resourcefulness

    March 2020 Dear Partners & Friends, In Cuba, those who attended Simply Sisters® events ranged from first-time visitors, Christians needing…

  • Places We Can’t Identify

    January 2020 Though we had hoped our daughter-in-law, Blair, would join us on a Simply Sisters® outreach soon, her tragic…

  • Abandoned and Abused – Celebrating “Women’s Day”

    October 2, 2019 Sheila and three other ladies will travel to Mexico City later this week. In cooperation with Operation…

  • Logos University Cohort

    They Can’t Afford to Miss it!

    My sincere thanks to those who have already helped make the upcoming trip to Egypt possible. I remain just $2,000…

  • Photo of Simply Sisters event in Buenos Aires

    Norma Arrived a Little Late

    April 2019 Dear Partners & Friends, Norma arrived a little late for our last tea in Buenos Aires. As our…

  • 30 year medallion

    When My Life Changed

    The first mission team I led was to Argentina in February 1989. My life was changed on the flight home…

  • Typewriter

    A Poignant Goodbye

    Open Doors (now DoorWays®) was in its infancy in the late-summer of 1990 and hope-filled ideas were much more plenteous…

  • Despair

    The Despair Default

    The Despair Default By Ric Shields – October 2018 If you have heard me speak of the LORD’s faithfulness, you…