In January of 2018 my site manager, Shana Fields, completely updated the site’s registrations and software. The site now works quite easily and everything previously posted is still there in clear formatting.
It was my intention to resume postings as our nation and churches find themselves in such profound disarray, confusion, and internal conflict.
But alas I have been overtaken by discombobulating back and right leg pain, have been in medical procedures and treatments for more than three months without any measureable decrease in pain. However, I met this week with my primary orthopedic doctor and he has decided to do a major reconstruction of my lower spine on May 2nd. I am hopeful that I will be able to recover some previous mobility and the diminution of pain as I rehabilitate through the summer.
In the meantime, there have been several new registrants for the site. I have encouraged them to peruse the site as everything previously posted is still there and available. And I remain hopeful about resuming some active postings as health permits a rejuvenation of mindfulness.
Dick Hamm says
You will be in everyone’s thoughts and prayers as you undergo that surgery, Joe. May it be completely successful and may your recovery be speedy, friend!
Charles Ragland says
Joe, I pray God guides the hands, head, and heart of all who will be ministering to you before, during, and after surgery for a successful reconstruction; such that your pain will be greatly reduced–or better, totally eliminated. With great hope, Charles Ragland
Becky Zahller McNeil says
Joe, I echo Charles’ prayer. It has heartened me to begin receiving your words again, and I hope your surgery will allow you to return to writing with regularity. Your words and wisdom are eagerly awaited.
Spencer Wood says
Dear Dr. Jones,
Greetings from Manhattan, KS. I doubt you remember me, but I was a presidential scholar at Phillips during your tenure as president. I’m now an associate professor of sociology at Kansas State University. I was speaking with a senior administrator at the University of Oklahoma yesterday and he asked who was president at Phillips while I was there. So, that reflection stirred me to snoop around online to see what you are up to. I enjoyed finding your website. I read some of your posts and enjoyed them as well. I wish you the best in your recovery, but most of all deeply appreciate the messages of tolerance that you teach.