Monthly Archives: July 2006

run down of the weekend

This past Saturday we had our VBS. We did a Super Saturday. It was different from the last few years. I love the freedom to try new things. Our VBS Team really tries to put the needs of the kids … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Kenzie

We’ve already had a party for her, but today is the baby’s first birthday. My parents have been in for the week, and well, little Miss Kenzie has had a good visit with nana and pop-o.  Kenz just started giving … Continue reading

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6th graders and the Incredible Race

Sunday evening I sat with an exciting group of kids. The 6th graders. They have just entered the youth group and their enthusiasm is contagious. As I was sitting there with them I was encouraged by their singing. Their voices … Continue reading

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Early reflections on Kingdom Come: Embracing the Spiritual Legacy of David Lipscomb and James Harding

I am currently on chapter five of this awesome book. I must say that this is one of the most refreshing reads I have undertaken in a while. John Mark Hicks and Bobby Valentine open the historical record to reorient … Continue reading

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Lepers, masks and the willingness of Jesus

I find myself re-reading and re-reading the Gospel of Mark. I began anew last night and immediately in Chapter one I was struck with the story of the man with Leprosy. Here is the text: A Man With Leprosy   40A … Continue reading

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Off the mountain into the valley

I knew it would happen, but I didn’t know when. I feel a little like Peter after seeing Jesus transfigured before him and James and John. After the transfiguration, after that great spiritual high they had to come down the … Continue reading

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Trek stuff

This year was my first year to go on Wilderness Trek. For those of you unfamiliar with Trek, let me offere a brief explanation: Day one: travel day Day two: get your gear, and rest Day three: rapelling and hike … Continue reading

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