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The Bullock Family...a web site where Jesus is Lord!

Spring 1998

A good Resurrection Day to you! (Also known as Easter.)

"He is not here; for he has risen, as he said." Matthew 28:6 (NIV)

"This is love; not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins." 1 John 4:10 (NIV)

"If you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." Romans 10:9 (NIV)

New photos! The kids, the new van, the kids, us, the kids... you get the idea. Go to the photos.

Barbie. It's the latest thing for both the girls in the family (Gaye and Anne). More.

Promise Keepers will come to Detroit in May, and Dan will be flying a little airplane with some friends. More.

Allen is a police boy! It's his new play outfit. More about Allen.

God has a Macintosh computer. That's because we gave him ours. More.

We drastically redesigned this page. Find out why, and let us know what you think of it. More about our site.

Hi! Happy Spring! We're the Bullocks: Dan and Gaye and Anne and Allen. This page is here to:
  • Let you know Jesus is our Lord and why we trust our lives to Him
  • Tell you how you can have a relationship with Jesus and live forever
  • Keep you up to date on what's going on in our lives

Disclaimer: Playing in the sandbox, picking flowers, and swimming in the wading pool are more important, and more fun, than uploading new files, so don't expect frequent updates to this site. You might look for the next one in June, but no guarantees!

This page has been visited times--thanks!

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Jesus said, "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Mt 11:28 (NIV)

What We Believe

We believe in one God, who is eternal and unchanging, and who exists as a Trinity--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe we are created by God in his image, and we believe he loves us and cares about us.

We believe the Bible is the Word of God, and that it is true and without error as originally written.

We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God. We believe he lived, died on the cross for our sins, rose from the dead, and will return again in glory.

We believe receiving Jesus by personal faith is the only way to obtain forgiveness for sins, eternal life, and true, lasting peace and joy.

We believe these things because Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior. We (Dan and Gaye) each came to a point in our lives when we realized we were sinners in need of salvation. We realized the things of this world didn't satisfy our need for love, intimacy, and peace of mind, so we made the choice to receive Jesus by faith.

How To Live Forever

We recommend you read the scripture quotations yourself, in context, in whatever translation you like.

God loves you and has a purpose for your life. He created you to have a relationship with him. No matter what you've done, he loves you and wants the best for you.

" 'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.' " (Jeremiah 29:11)

We have all sinned against God, however, by seeking our own will instead of his...

"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23)

...and the penalty for sin is death.

"The wages of sin is death" (Romans 6:23a)

The good news is that Jesus Christ paid the death penalty for us.

"While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." (Romans 5:8)

He now offers us eternal life (salvation from our death penalty) and a restored relationship with God as a free gift.

"...the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 6:23b)

All we have to do is receive the gift by confessing our sins, and by believing that Jesus died for our sins and rose again.

"This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe." (Romans 3:22)

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9)

"To all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God." (John 1:12)

"If you confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." (Romans 10:9)

We can't earn God's love. We can't work our way to forgiveness. We can never be good enough to be saved. We don't have to get our act together first. It's a gift--get it? It's not because of anything we do; it's because God loves us.

"It is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

It's easy, doesn't take any special words, requires no batteries, isn't a secret, doesn't hurt, fade, or wear out, won't break, and no one can take it from you. If you're ready, you can pray something like this: "God, I confess that I've sinned, and I turn away from my sins. I accept your gift of forgiveness and eternal life made possible by Jesus' death and resurrection. I put my faith and trust in Jesus Christ, and I accept him as my Savior and Lord."

If you've just taken this step, please let us know!

Our Family

We went to the Bill Gothard seminar called Institute of Basic Life Principles in March. There we learned the principle of giving up everything we own to God. Everything really is God's anyway, but when we surrender our rights to "our" things, then God works through us more readily. I (Dan) had been having problems with getting our printer to work properly, and I had tried everythng I knew how, and worried and agonized over it for days. So, I gave the computer and printer back to God in prayer. I said, "it's yours, do what you want. If you want it to work, it will work. If you don't, it won't." I didn't have to worry about it any more.

So, the very next day, I tried to print something for Gaye, and it worked! No problems, no troubles...it just worked. It's a small thing, but I think God is giving us confirmation that we're doing the right thing. Thus, God now owns an Apple Macintosh Performa 6360CD and an Epson Stylus Color 600 printer--and he lets us use them.

We celebrated our 8th anniversary in February by trading houses with Gaye's mom and having a romantic evening together. Gaye made Dan's favorite chocolate cheesecake, and we played praise and worship music on guitars for hours.


Dan's in a small Christian accountability group (myself and two other men), and we decided to fly a little Cessna from Dayton to Detroit for the Promise Keepers conference May 15. It'll be an adventure, because it always is when I try to actually travel someplace in a light airplane. I'll put the story of the trip and the photos on this site when I update it in June or so.

My new job is going well: I have two lieutenants and a civil servant (all engineers) working for me trying to make sure the products of the Air Force's Materials lab are actually useful to the customers. I must be getting old--my two lieutenants are just kids! Well, they're full grown, but they're 12 years younger than I am. The funny thing is that I was in their shoes when I first started in the Air Force. I worked for a major who was about 12 years older than me. It's hard to realize my lieutenants must see me the same way I saw my boss back then...


Gaye is getting closer to her goal weight, and Dan enjoys seeing her in old outfits that now fit again (including a bikini!). As a Christmas present to Dan, she went and had her portrait taken at Glamour Shots, a place that makes you look all exotic and glamorous. She had a blast! It was so much fun, maybe it should have been Dan's present to her!

Gaye also has a running joke going with Dan that the most romantic gifts he can give her are home appliances. She was ecstatic to receive a bread machine for Christmas; then used some Christmas gift money to get a new dishwasher; then declared her undying gratitude when Dan agreed to let her have a water softener.


Anne's latest favorite thing is playing with her Barbie dolls. She has four now (which is plenty, thank you very much, just as an aside to any potential gift-givers among our readership), and she has a great time dressing them and posing them and conversing with them and taking them places with her. Gaye likes playing Barbies with Anne, too--so much so, in fact, that Gaye bought herself one, too! Anne has started calling things "cool." Recently she was looking at Daddy's ears, and said "that one kind of looks like an elf ear." At dinner, after eating a hot dog, she told us a piece of hot dog was stuck in her brain. She turns five the first of May.


Allen likes to dress up in his new police helmet and carry his toy police baton around. His favorite place to go is the U.S. Air Force Museum, where he likes to sit in the open-to-the-public cockpits and push buttons and pretend to fly. He likes to go to the Dayton Vineyard church, which he calls the "Ever Church," because they have a song called "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever." I put him to bed recently and said "Allen go beddy bye?" and his response was "I not beddy bye--I Allen!" His most-repeated phrase is "I need candy." He turns three in June.


We've changed how we present the photos. Instead of a page with many photos, you pick each one you want to see individually.

Allen and Anne at National Zoo

Allen kissing Anne at Christmas

Allen laughing while computing

Allen being cute in front of fireplace

Allen playing trombone

Anne with her favorite Barbie

Anne as webmaster

Anne being an angel, including halo

Dan & Gaye on our 8th anniversary

Gaye showing off a new outfit at Christmas

Our new van

We apologize for removing previous photos, but I can only stand to do so much web site maintenance...

About Our Site

This site is a Christian outreach and family communication effort. Our desire is to minister to friends, family, and those who are interested in what we discuss here. We don't advocate or endorse any specific hardware or software; we love you no matter what you use to visit our site!
  • New site design: I (Dan) decided to completely redesign the site. Why? I based the last version on HTML frames, which are nice when they work, but they have some flaws. In the interests of making this page easy to view and fast to download, I went to a single page design. It uses HTML tables, but most browsers can handle tables now.
  • Dan writes all the HTML code himself.
  • The site has been tested in Internet Explorer 4.0, 3.0, and 2.1 and Netscape Navigator 2.0 on a Macintosh, and in Netscape Navigator 3.0 on an IBM-compatible. I even tried it in Lynx on a text-only terminal!
  • Any graphics are created by Dan, and he has put them in the public domain, so help yourself to them!
  • Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version (R). Copyright 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of International Bible Society.
  • Did you notice we use lower case for "he" and "him" when referring to God or Jesus? This is consistent with most Bible translations, and is not meant to convey any disrespect.

Thanks for visiting, and may the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you!