everyone should have a personal mission statement. For
many years ours has been "to serve others to the Glory of God".
God has enlarged our territory and made Marcia and I stewards of some
property in N.W. Missouri. As a result "Jerry's small hunting
cabin" has become a 6,000 square foot retreat center.
Retreat Center will exist to provide a facility that will foster
the creation of and strengthening of relationships with Jesus
Christ. This will be accomplished through two avenues.
First, it will be a comfortable and safe environment for Christian
churches and para church organizations to congregate for meetings and
weekend retreats. Second, it will be a facility that will offer
an opportunity for clergy and their families to rest, relax and refresh
in their mission and ministry.
of Jabez (1 Ch. 4:10) has been the inspiration for the name and
mission for the center. We pray that attendees will find a
stronger relationship with Jesus Christ and enlarge their