When not traveling the world encouraging leaders, he loves time with his three sons, three daughters by marriage, four grandsons and two granddaughters. He is also restored by friends, laughter, sailing, Ireland, writing and retreats. Carson’s BFF and first mate Brenda, his wife since 1976, was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in January 2014 and passed into glory in August 2015. She shared her amazing faith filled journey with cancer in an http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/brendapue/journal that has more than 130,000 visits. In 2018 Carson was excited and engaged to be married to Ruth Blake and sadly just twenty six days before their wedding she died, Carson writes of their story in the blog posting https://carsonpue.net/2018/06/23/when-your-day-doesnt-go-as-planned/ www.carsonpue.net
Pastor Nihad Salman
The Holy Land is the place where many of the events from the Bible took place, and it’s the location where three of the worlds’ major religions come to pray. However, it is also a region that has experienced a lot of conflict through the years. One of the sad results of Israeli-Palestinian hostilities is the exodus of Palestinian Christians in large numbers. In Bethlehem - the birthplace of Christianity - the city has seen a drop in its Christian population from 85% to under 30%. Greg Musselman sat down with Pastor Nihad Salman, Senior Pastor of Immanuel Evangelical Church in Bethlehem to talk about this dire situation.