Cover of Randy Mayfield biography, One Life

One Life, Your Gift Will Make a Way

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Mission to Iraq

In December of 2019, Randy Mayfield took a team from Central Presbyterian Church to work with refugees and the military in Northern Iraq (Kurdistan Region). This was Randy’s 10th annual trip to Iraq. With the recent influx of many new refugees from Syria, it was a critical time to help with many needs.

On the Road Again… 2021 Mission to Iraq

After almost two years of Covid lock-down, I was finally able to make my first international trip in July of 2021. I’ve been waiting to get back to Iraq to see and minister with some very close friends. My friend, Jamal, has faithfully been going to Iraq, particularly the Northern Kurdistan region, for almost 15 […]


WE ARE FAMILY… Did you just start singing the Sister Sledge song, “We are Family…  I  got all my sisters with me. We are family, Get up everybody and sing!” I did! God created us to live in “family” and I love my family. It’s not always been perfect but I’ve been nourished, encouraged and […]


So, I met the notorious preacher and cult leader, Rev. Jim Jones in 1974.  He was working in Los Angeles with his new “People’s Temple” and raising money to help the homeless with his “Rainbow” community. A wonderful, diverse yet very poor community. He seemed like a good guy who was doing good things for […]

What’s Up With Christians?

WHAT’S UP WITH CHRISTIANS?? I read some pretty interesting stuff recently. I’d love to know what you think… without trying to be exactly what the article is talking about. Here are some excerpts… Spend two minutes talking to almost anyone outside the Christian faith and you’re almost certain to hear a list of complaints they […]