“Trade your brokenness for His.” That’s what Paula Jones said last night and those are the words that are still resonating in my soul today. She started by handing each person a slip of colored paper. “I’ve been broken many times.” And she tore her paper in half. “The church has broken me more times […]
It was a normal “Mr. Mom” moment: I was changing Ben’s diaper. He has always been fascinated by lights: Christmas lights are the first ones I remember, because he was about three months old at that time, but he loves the lights in the youth room, the light from my phone, and light just about […]
My Uncle called me yesterday. It made my day. Each of your comments are precious to me and I treasure the dialogue that this platform gives us, but hearing “thanks” from a family member–someone I know personally and admire–is just a bit sweeter. During our conversation, we talked about how the older we get, the more […]
Ben Thomas has been sick off-and-on for a couple of weeks now. It’s sinus yuck and when Lindsey gets back from the doctor this morning, I imagine they will say it’s an ear infection. He’s also teething. And last week he had his 6-month immunizations. It’s a really crappy time in his little world! And […]
Raven is one funny kid. She’s a freshman in high school, about 5′ flat and maybe 100 pounds. But what she lacks in height and weight, she makes up for with tons of personality. Raven can’t whisper. She’s not bad. She just gets in trouble for being loud. And she has no filter. If she […]
Baby Ben has been extra snuggly this morning. I love that boy so much. I wake up long before everyone else in my house during the week (around 5:15am), and most mornings I have just a few extra minutes to go and wake him up for a few cuddles. I love him so much it […]
By the age of twenty, my feet had touched the soil of three foreign countries to share the Gospel with lost souls, not even realizing that I was just as lost as every barefoot foreigner I had witnessed to.