Thank you, officers!

The Strong Blue Line Tuesday, January 9, 2018 was the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Several Idaho Falls businesses showed their appreciation for officers in our community by offering discounts and expressing their support for law enforcement. The day before the event, I found an invitation stuck in my office […]
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January 2018 “Barreling into the New Year!”

The Strong Blue Line Policing runs deep in my roots, my grandfather, Roy Rupp, was a lawman. Before taking up farming fulltime, he served Mesa County, CO as a deputy and coroner. Grandpa wasn’t much of a talker, so I don’t have many stories of his lawman days. One thing I did receive from him […]
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Christian Community Shaken by Attack

The Strong Blue Line Pastor Frank Pomeroy of First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs, Texas is a friend. Nearly twenty years ago, our families served together at First Baptist Church La Vernia, Texas (Click here for my interview by Local News 8). The news of the massacre in the small rural church rocked the faith community. […]
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Report from East to West

The Strong Blue Line Thanks so much for supporting the outreach to the Las Vegas Metro officers. Donations through the Strong Blue Line and Cop Church Idaho Falls provided 100 copies of Winning a Gunfight to Pastor Tim Matthias of Calvary Chapel Las Vegas. Pastor Matthias gave the following report: We gave your book along […]
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“Ministering to the Las Vegas Metro PD”

The Strong Blue Line Pastor Tim Matthias (operations pastor for Calvary Chapel Las Vegas) contacted me and requested copies of Winning a Gunfight be donated for officers of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department (LVMPD). Calvary Chapel Las Vegas is ministering to first responders following the massacre, and Pastor Matthias said Winning a Gunfight is […]
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“Busy, Busy, Busy!”

The Strong Blue Line Several months ago, Pastor Jonathan Parker invited me to present The Strong Blue Line ministry at Cop Church Chattanooga (CCC). I was excited about the possibility of sharing the ministry with a church intentionally ministering to law enforcement officers. But a lack of funding prohibited me from going. Recently funds became […]
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