As i noted in yesterday's blog, today is a challenging day for our family. My wife is taking the loss of her nephew rather hard. As I have mentioned they were more like siblings than an aunt and nephew.
Tomorrow, we will travel to our home... Read more
Please remember our family, especially my wife (Debbie) in your prayers today. Her nephew, who is actually more like a brother to her, finally succumbed in his battle with cancer. We will be making preparations to head to our home town for the f... Read more
Well it was rather misty this morning. However, it wasn't as bad as it could have been, so i was able to get my morning paces in today.
Hopefully, the weather is at least a little better in your part of the world. We are anxiously awaiting ... Read more
Misty and Yucky
Today is a misty and yucky Fall day in mid-Mo. Hopefully, the rain will let up for a bit so i can get outside later today and do something constructive. We had an interesting morning at church. Folks were obviously a litte subdued as a result of... Read more
I was fortunate to get a nice run in this morning before the rain hit. We are experiencing a soggy afternoon here in mid-Mo. The truth is that we need the rain, so it is good that we're getting it.
Those of you in the past, who have prayed... Read more
First of all I want to say thanks to those of you who were and have been praying for us through this transition. Nothing is in stone yet. We had an enjoyable evening and a good meeting with the search committee last night. However, they are movi... Read more
After a team meeting this morning, i hope to get some things taken care of here at the office. I'll head home a little early, so i can join my wife and youngest daughter for our trip about an hour up the road to a church where we will have a fol... Read more
Ready for Home
After a great night with about forty folks in my conference last night, I am ready to head home. I do enjoy what I do, but I would love to spend less time away from home.
Tomorrow night, my wife and I will be meeting with a search committe... Read more
Last night's conference went well. We had a good crowd. I was blessed with at least a dozen in each of my conferences. Hopefully, this will make a difference in Kingdom work. It's so easy to talk about what we need to do.
It's time for tho... Read more
This morning after a nice run and getting ready to head to work with a four hour plus drive staring me in the face, i backed out of my driveway into someone :((
It is my first wreck with another vehicle in 31 + years of driving, however i a... Read more
It's hard to imagine now what life was like before the tragic event that unfolded before our eyes ten years ago today. Our facade of safety and security was shattered in a few horrifying moments as two planes crashed into the Twin Towers of the ... Read more
Running Off Frustrations
After yesterday's doctor's appointment, i felt energized to get out for a little longer morning run today. The weather was a little sticky, but at least it was still in the 60's. I needed to get out and do something after the way that the Tigers... Read more
This morning i had a follow-up appointment with my doctor to see how the infection was reacting to the anti-biotics that he had prescribed. He was pleased with what he saw, but wanted to take a nasal swab, and make sure that the bacteria hadn't ... Read more
Last night we received an encouraging and interesting phone call. It looks like the church in Centralia is wanting to take the next step with us. They are wanting to spend some time with my wife and I next week, getting to know us better, and al... Read more
So Which Is It?
It seemed a little warmer than yesterday, when my wife and i went out for our morning run this morning. According to the weather channl app on my phone it was 51 degrees, but the bank that we pass on our run said it was only 42 degrees. Either w... Read more
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