14,000 miles-ish – A mission update from Malawi We departed South Dakota Monday, September 12 at 6:30 PM, drove to Minneapolis, MN where we slept at our daughter Sierra’s home until 3:30 AM, departed Minneapolis at 6:00 AM for Chicago, IL, departed Chicago at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, flew through the night and arrived at
Monday at about 9:00 a.m. I received a text message from Tess at Freedom’s Journey in South Dakota. Could we securely transport a human trafficking survivor? How soon could we be there?She’s frightened, hiding from some really bad people—people involved in organized crime. Would I be willing to accept a call from a criminal investigator
Well, it’s been a bit since I typed up something to share with you all. It’s been an interesting time here at Fallout Shelter Ministries. Since the first of the year, we have trained around 800 people in self-defense, in the USA, Costa Rica and Mexico. The Fallout Shelter gym is always filled with happy
What does it take to run a ministry? I have been asking myself this question, and have been asked by a few others, so I thought I would address this burning question. When people ask what Fallout Shelter Ministries is, or ask how can a martial arts/firearms thing be a ministry, sometimes it takes a
The interesting thing is that Fallout Shelter Ministries is all these things and more. We have always carried the motto “preparing people for the unexpected” and our focus has grown as we see a growing need. As our capabilities and resources have grown, we have been able to respond to those needs. We seek to lead people to the Kingdom of God by engaging and equipping them mentally, physically, and spiritually.
I am going to break down some of our whys. We follow a simple formula (LOVE2+GO).
Some time prior to 1985 my mom and dad went to some training event – I have no idea where but it was with the church, and called Evangelism Explosion. When dad got home he learned one thing that I remember: “What would you say if you died to day and had to stand in front of