The Journey of a Lifetime
This is a documented autobiographical look at the living history of Last Harvest – The Outreach. As you review our history, you will clearly see that the calling on our ordained Pastor who God used to pioneer to chart a path that many have followed through the years.
– a small Bible study group of hungry fellow Christians and a tape lending library of Bible Study audio tapes to 450 lisenters of Chuck Smith’ WORD FOR TODAY radio program.
I had the opportunity of meeting Pastor Chuck Smith, his brother Don.
I was mentored by them over the course of of a week Pastors conference at Twin Peaks California. There I learned all about Calvary Chapel’s goals, met many of the pastors and came home to provide his audio tapes to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for the next 3 years.
Working with Bill and Cathy Philipp; led worship for the church for three years. The church grew to over 250 members at the time I step down to begin last Harvest. Today there are six Calvary chapels in the Dallas Metroplex area.
This to our radio show on Friday night is what led so many to ask questions about abortion that force me to pray and that’s what started Last Harvest Ministries Inc.
This show came about because of our work trying to save PPL which was to be replaced by playboy on store cable. As we fought that battle and won we saw this radio station invite us to be interviewed which led to our starting this radio show.
The ministry was incorporated for the benefit of the radio show however when we wrote Our purpose statement it was clear the Lord was leading us into becoming a Pregnancy Resource Center and serving local centers.
The Center was opened as one of the first ever sonogram-based alternative to abortion located next door to an abortion clinic. We were there until November 1986. During our short stay, 1300 babies from “next door” were saved and we saw over 2500 clients total.
With a script written by NARAL called “FAKE BOGUS CLINICS,” ABC used us as their poster child on their national TV prime time show. The result? We lost our space and funding by Dec. 1986 and lost the support of twenty churches.
Thec appearance on the show led 18,000 women tobask for help after their abortions. After 6000 ensuing phone calls, the Lord showed me how to write recovery model that would ultimately served 36,000 around the world.
After answering 6,000 phone calls between Feb 1987 and May 1987 I wrote the recovery model. Book was initially printed for the first support group in Oct. 1987 and was picked up by hundreds of pregnancy centers.
the first support group consisted of 13 women and 5 men. This model of recovery introduced the concept of a “Memorial for the Unborn.” The first support group served 33 abortions, 5 miscarriages, 8 incest victims, and 4 rape victims. This meeting series opened my eyes to the need for men.
This training event drew 80 center directors from five states to Dallas, Tx.
This training put me on a course that over the next 10 years would take me to 25 States training 2500 directors and after abortion recovery.
The radio showv began to expand first through Marlon Maddox’s USA Network and then through Bob Larsen’s IBN network. Ultimately, 80 markets carried the show daily for five years.
I was chosen to travel with a good will tour made up of 33 religious broadcasters. Dr. John Wilke and I were the only pro-life broadcasters on that trip. I had the opportunity to lead prayer at the opening of the tomb and to record the Beatitudes unamplified with a man standing at the waters edge reading from Matthew 5, while we were at the top of the mountain with a recorder running. That was a unique experience that confirmed that a speaker could be heard because of the natural amplifier the water and curved land-side created.
For 10 years I conducted weekend training events in 25 states reaching 2500 pregnancy center leaders with abortion abortion training. This led to 450 active support groups nationally.
I was called to Focus on the Family to be interviewed by Bill London on his Pastor to Pastor audio series. Additionally, I had the opportunity to pray with Sydna Masse, then the pregnancy center director of Focus on the Family, before she began her after abortion outreach. This was also when I had the opportunity to minister to Joan her assistant over her need for healing.
We met with Focus on the Family to plan the first Pregnancy Center Meetings Worthen held at Focus on the Family over the nect 3 years.
This was my college dissertation version of recovery after as an expanded amplified extended model of recovery based on being gender and issue neutral – a whole person approach to Bibilcal recovery. This book spread quickly around the world with copies going to Russia Australia South Africa Brazil and Canada.
The anonymous gift allowed the ministry to purchase and build a Christian Recovery Safe House facility in Marshall Tx, an East Texas town.
During the next 3 years, over 650 clients visited Samaritan Springs including over 141 cases of Satanic ritual abuse. The use of the house as a recovery support group location ended abruptly as our house mom was deported under the Clinton years back to Wales. With me in Dallas, this meant the house was uninhabited. This led me back to Marshall to work part-time building websites for clients in Marshall while taking care of the property.
This first site grew over three years to 10,000 visitors; including a directory of 1700 centers.
Started rebuilding and launched the first database driven directory for center referrals online. Because of the sites I created, others started asking for our help and this became a tent-making enterprise to allow the ministry to continue without having to pay me a salary. This work became my permanent tent making for 20 years during which time I built over 800 websites, over 150 Pregnancy Center websites, spanning some 25 SIC codes.
After creating over 40 websites for the ministry and businesses asking for my help, started hosting websites. Hosting started in 1997 and went from one data center to the next to the next until we finally landed at Lquid Web on the highest speed SSD servers known to man. During these 20 years I was very involved with WordPress and an active member in the Dallas Metro WordPress meet up group. After 20 years of webdesign and hosting of 800 websites, I retired in 2016.
Silenced the ministry while care-taking my family. After a ten year dark period during which I lost virtually all income from donors, lost my only sister after care-taking her during her bi-polar/schizoid battle after seven years, and faced a three year battle in court over the sexual abuse of one my second grandson, Isaiah, born to and abandoned by my youngest daughter whom we have lost all contact with. Following the court battle, she terminated her rights and we proceeded with the adoption of our grandson, who is today in High School. He is our upcoming track star already approaching school records as a Sophomore and is hoping to move on to college in California.
I began serving others again. Almost like starting over, I began editing our older sites and building new ones. I also launched a telephone outreach to reconnect with pregnancy centers nationally serving centersin the USA and Canada.
This Bible study website started with only six friends and have watched the traffic grew to an audience of 60000 viewers. Since May 2012 until April
2016, more 1,167,750 plus visitors were served.
I also launched Contributelife.com to bring awareness to funding for centers and Considering-Abortion.com to reach the abortion minded woman.
This allowed me to connect with hundreds of center directors by telephone in an effort to rebuild our database of centers snd expand our services.
I exhibited at HeartBeat International, Dallas, Tx. My-Donations.com was launched in 2014 and served to help about 50 organizations. More modern services came along and My-Donations and My-EZFundRaiser was finallybshut down in 2016.
Converted all websites to mobile ready responsive sites. Since 1994 when the first site was built, the ministry managed a network of 50 websites and social media platforms. Most are fully responsive to any size device.
Due to lack of support, the 501 (C)(3) is being dissolved. Last Harvest – The Outreach has reopened as a for-profit Christian service organization.
2015 Created online training for men and online recovery course for men. The new focus on Men helping men and serving the unserved community of abortion’s victims.
The website became a full on-demand worship playlist of eleven hours of unbroken worship, plus complete archives of Monday-Minute.com, LastHarvestFellowship.com and MyWordPressHelpDesk.com for center staff, board members, even clients.
Under the direction of Nyle Davis, Last Harvest-the Outreach has wriiten 300 one minute devotionals. By next year, these will become a new radio PSA series offering one year of daily spots to stations and networks free of charge. This PSA is going to provide hope to the hopeless of our nation. The broadcasts will also become a YouTube channel.
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Launched a new announcement of new support services for centers. Learn More! including advertising marketing event planning web analysis publishing support and full access to our archives.>br />
New training courses have been completed now providing full support for the staff and volunteers of Pregnancy Resource Centers.
* Men’s training for serving men in recovery.
* Women’s training 4 serving women in recovery
* Board of directors training
* Client services or client Advocate directors training
* Executive directors training
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