Archive for April, 2012

These are exciting – and yes, rather intimidating days!  My career has been as an engineer and administrator — in the military and then county government! Now I have written a book – and my new journey involves helping others in their quest for intimacy with God – and Spiritual Formation!

In my own journey the Lord is teaching me that there is joy in the journey. My usual orientation has been finding joy in a good destination; a completed task or project.  Yet, Jesus wants me to find joy in the moment-by-moment interactions with him as we walk through each day in a yoked relationship (Matthew 11:28-30).

When I was dating my wife Adele over thirty years ago, I wanted to know if this was going to lead to marriage. Jesus said, “Get behind Me and follow and you shall see.”  I grew in my relationship with Jesus as I walked in humble dependence on him on a daily basis. I was also grateful that the destination was marriage.

When I was on an extended retreat just before graduation from seminary a couple of years ago, I wanted to clearly see the destination regarding my future. Jesus refused to give it to me, but instead said through Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust Me that I will lead you safely step-by-step into your future.” So far he has led me in paths that I never dreamed possible.

Today, I am facing a couple of journeys (my book, this web-site and new ministry) into the unknown that are tempting me to want to find my joy in the destination; will the book sell?  Will others see my material as helpful?  Again, Jesus is saying for me to find my joy in the daily journey with Him.

I was comforted about His ways a few months ago as I meditated on Psalm 23:6. The message he gave to me through that verse was that surely the destination will be good because he is leading the way.

Trusting God to lead you does make sense – even though you and I often question what is happening along the way.  In any journey we stop and look at various attractions, ignore a needed rest stop to our peril, or run out of gas looking for a better price!

JOURNEY INTO THE LIGHT MINISTRIES is here to join you on your journey. My new book EXPERIENCING GOD’S TRANSFORMING LOVE is available now at Amazon/Kindle e-Books for just $5.99.

Rich Kehoe

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Welcome to Journey into Light Ministries! The purpose of this website is to help you grow more intimate with God. It presents many biblical ideas and practices not commonly taught in our churches today.

The reason I started this website over six years ago was to share how to cooperate with God in growing spiritually at a deep level.

I have been a growing evangelical Christian for over forty-five years.  Attending seminary starting thirteen years ago, and applying what was being taught, moved me to a much deeper relationship with the Lord. It became more of the heart. Since graduating, I have been compelled to share how living these ideas and practices can transform your life, as it did mine.

On the this website, I will offer suggestions and give examples from my life which could help in resolving your everyday issues with God’s perspective and power.

My prayer is you would benefit greatly from this website. Recently a lady sent me a thank you note for a blog that explained we don’t need to be perfect to be pleasing to God. This message helped her get through a rough day. Helping people in this way is why I continue with this website.


Rich Kehoe


About Rich Kehoe

I have had a deep desire to help people grow spiritually since becoming a Christian while in the military through the Navigators in 1971. The Navigator organization then discipled and trained me for ministry for six years . They taught and modeled the most important things in life were to put Christ first and to grow spiritually.

After getting out of the Air Force in 1972, I wanted to be a full-time minister. However, this was not God’s plan. Instead, he led me to be an analyst for the San Bernardino County government until retiring in 2007.

During those government years in my personal time, I was very active in my evangelical church, serving on the elder board for many years, leading small groups and mentoring men.

In 2005, sensing  God wanted to teach me how to help people grow at deeper levels, I started Talbot Theological Seminary. The focus of the theology was on spiritual growth. I took it slowly to allow time to practice what was being taught.

In 2010, After graduating with a Master’s Degree in Theology with Highest Honors, I began to write a book that captured many of the concepts and practices from seminary that had changed my life.

I also began Journey into Light Ministries in 2012. The ministry’s goal is to help people to learn to live the Bible from their hearts .


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