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Blessing others!

Posted on January 10, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (1)

This week we were asked to do a private ventriloquist show for a child at a hospital for him and the siblings. There were around 10 total family members present. I took Zagnut, and we did our best to give away smiles and laughter. Because of the flu restrictions we did this in the lobby of the hospital. One thing I noticed while there was that other people would stop and watch what was going on. Zagnut of course would notice them and speak to them. We were there around 45 minutes, but one thing I took away from this moment in time is that people are watching what we do. May what we do offer something positive in the lives of those around us who stop and watch us. Have a great day.

2018! Here we go!

Posted on January 1, 2018 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Here we are in 2018, and we had a great year in 2017 thanks to you. We were part of 55 events with a live audience of over 5758. Our YouTube videos were viewed 2455 times, our website had 412 visitors, GigSalad had 480 views, and Facebook had over 10,000 views. Thank you for helping us share Hope, Laughter, and Inspiration everywhere we go. Here is our most recent review.

 

"Kerry, we can not thank you enough. Your performance was awesome,very entertaining. We could not stop talking about it, everyone loved it, and it made everyone laugh which is fantastic. My girls said the kids did not stop talking about it, you were a major hit. Thank you again, we loved your act and no we did not see your mouth move. Lol! Thanks so much for making our Christmas fun!"

2018! Here we go!

Posted on January 1, 2018 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Here we are in 2018, and we had a great year in 2017 thanks to you. We were part of 55 events with a live audience of over 5758. Our YouTube videos were viewed 2455 times, our website had 412 visitors, GigSalad had 480 views, and Facebook had over 10,000 views. Thank you for helping us share Hope, Laughter, and Inspiration everywhere we go. Here is our most recent review.

 

"Kerry, we can not thank you enough. Your performance was awesome,very entertaining. We could not stop talking about it, everyone loved it, and it made everyone laugh which is fantastic. My girls said the kids did not stop talking about it, you were a major hit. Thank you again, we loved your act and no we did not see your mouth move. Lol! Thanks so much for making our Christmas fun!"

2017 has been awesome!

Posted on December 23, 2017 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

We want to take this time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2017 has been a record year for Kerry and Friends in so many ways. Thank you for coming on this journey with us. We are excited about 2018 as we will continue to share hope, laughter, and inspiration everywhere we go.

Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays?

Posted on November 26, 2017 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)

First of all, I am sorry I haven't written here since September.  Since I have gone back to school it seems like time flies even faster. Below are some of my holiday season thoughts.

One day a couple years ago around Veteran's Day I said "Happy Holidays" on Facebook, and one of the comments was "How can you say that? You know it's Merry Christmas!"  HUH?  

Ever since I have served in the military Veteran's Day for me starts the holiday season, because that is my favorite time of year, and it leads into all the other holidays.  :)   

What bothered me the most when I read that comment was I simply said "Happy Holidays".  What is wrong with me wanting people happy?  After all I am a comedian/ventriloquist.  It's my job to give aways smiles and laughter.  

So for me, I know i am late, but Happy Holidays, and I do hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

Oh, and Happy New Year!


With Love,


Kerry

Community Based Ministry!

Posted on September 29, 2017 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Mark 16:15 New International Version

He said to them, "Go into the entire world and preach the gospel to all creation.”

Mark 12:30-31New International Version

 

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind and with all your strength. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

Too many times, we as Christians, focus on the first verse. While that verse itself is awesome, we should be globally minded, but sometimes we lose sight of what was written four chapters earlier.

Jesus challenged us to “love your neighbor as yourself.” Who is our neighbor? I am not going to use the answer most given which is ‘everyone,’ but I want to bring it closer to home. Those that live in our neighborhood and our own community are your neighbors.

I have a few questions and am honest when you answer them.

1. When is the last time you spoke with your next door neighbor?

2. When is the last time you volunteered at a Community Non Profit organization besides your own church?

3. Have you let your neighbors know that if they are ever in need they can count on you?

My wife and I, for the last couple years, we were our neighborhood welcoming committee. When new people moved into our community we would greet them, and welcome them. We also volunteer at different Non-Profit organizations in our community as well. I mention this, not for self glorification, but for examples of Community Based Ministry. Sometimes, while we want to reach everyone around the world, we need to also just look across the street.

 

Blessings!

 

Kerry and Terri Miller

 

 

What we can learn from our past.

Posted on September 4, 2017 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

This past weekend my wife and I went to my 35th High School Reunion, and we had a great time.  I saw people I didn't recognize, and maybe it's because they have gotten older.  I am glad I haven't changed any! LOL   Before we went to the reunion we drove by where I used to live, and because of their recent flood in the spring the house had to be torn down. All that was left was the ground and part of the foundation.  I stopped, and just stared and for a moment took in some fond memories of my time there.  Next to the house is a creek where I used to sit with my guitar and write songs.  Memories of family time, and years gone by flooded my mind.  Now 35 years later so much has changed, but I am grateful for those days that helped to shape who I am today.  I want to challenge you today, to learn from the past, but don't live in the past.  The memories, good and bad, can be used to help you learn and grow.  Don't dwell there because today, today is the day you have to create new memories.  Live in the moment, enjoy this moment, because it too, just like yesterday will move swiftly by.  I write this on my back deck, and even now it has gone from dark, to the early morning light but it's very peaceful, just like those times I wrote songs by the creek bed in my home town.  

My Thoughts On Current Issues.

Posted on August 19, 2017 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I wanted to take some time and share my thoughts on what is going on around the world and in our country.  It almost seems to me that the problem is because no one wants to take ownership of their own actions.  With that said, I really think we need to stop playing the blame game, and let's focus on our own actions.  I want to share a verse from the Bible that I hope will help us.

Ephesians 6:12  "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms".  

As long as humans keep fighting other humans then the problem will never be solved.  

Here is a quote from a song that I have performed in the past.  "I give up the bitterness and hate, the blaming men and fate for all my discontent".

I see people get mad at other people for not accepting others for who they are, and yet the people that get upset at them, they themselves don't accept those other people for who they are.

Let me close with this quote from part of a song that was performed by a very unique performer.

"I'm gonna make a change, for once in my life, It's gonna feel real good, gonna make a difference, gonna make it right....I'm starting with the man in the mirror, I'm asking him to change his ways, and no message could have been clearer if you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and then make a change".

Kerry and Friend's Mission is to share hope, laughter, and inspiration everywhere we go.  Together, let's quit blaming others, and let's take a look in the mirror to see if there are ways we can be better!

Thank you for your time,


Kerry


My Birthday!

Posted on August 9, 2017 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I can't believe it!  I can't believe it's already August,  it just seems like yesterday when I was so excited when May got here so I could enjoy the summer and ride my bike for hundreds of miles.  I can't believe I turn 53 on the 17th!  Time moves so swiftly for sure.  What I am trying to do each day is to enjoy the moments.  So I need to ask you a question.  Are you living in the moment?  Too many times we live in the past, or we focus on what we want the future to be like, when what we should do is live in the moment and enjoy the moment.  We have done a lot of events this summer, and we have truly enjoyed each moment.  I hope this makes sense.  :)   Talk to you soon.


Kerry

Networking

Posted on July 31, 2017 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I would like to connect with you if your looking to network with us.  I have recently accepted the position as a Board Member of the National Association of Evangelism.  We would like to connect with you and your ministry.   Please shoot me a message so we can talk.


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