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It is Done
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      6 comments

We finished our work for the young family today. They were extremely appreciative of our efforts. They still have some work to do as they get their property ready for a used trailer that they purchased. While the past few days have been har... Read more
Hard Day's Work
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      1 comments

Tuesday has been a long but fruitful day. We have cleared out most of the debris and filled up one dumpster. We'll get another dumpster in the morning and hopefully finish clearing the land by mid afternoon so that Brady and Ashley can get their... Read more
Prayers for a young couple
Monday, July 18, 2011      4 comments

Well we started day one of our mission trip by helping a young couple clean-up what was left of their house. It's a sad scene here in Southeast Missouri. The people in this small community ddn't have much to begin with and what little they had h... Read more
Preparing for a busy week
Sunday, July 17, 2011      2 comments

We are getting ready for a crazy week. After worship today we will come home & I will pack for next week's mission trip to Southeast Mo. We will be doing some relief work to help those impacted by the flooding. Prayers will be greatly appre... Read more
Not Bad for an Old Guy
Saturday, July 16, 2011      3 comments

This morning's run was steamy, much like they have all been for the past several days. However, I am not sure why, but I was able to cut nearly four minutes off of my usual time this morning. It was also good to see a lot of other people out thi... Read more
Enjoying some time with the Family
Friday, July 15, 2011      0 comments

After a steamy run this morning, it was nice to get back home in the air-conditioning for a while. I am enjoying a Friday at home with my family before I take off next Monday for a few days on a mission trip to the southeastern part of our state... Read more
Staff Meeting
Thursday, July 14, 2011      6 comments

Today is our monthly staff meeting. We will get updates from our board's quarterly meeting and hopefully be given a progress report on where we are in the re-organization process. Hope your Thursday goes better than mine. ... Read more
Mid-Week
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      1 comments

Well, our Executive Board has ended their quarterly meeting, and it looks like there is no earth-shattering news to share. We have a team meeting this afternoon and then staff meeting all day tomorrow. It was nice to have some rain overnig... Read more
Hot and Steamy
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      2 comments

After another hot and steamy run this morning, it's time for another day of meetings at work. Hopefully, this mini-heat wave will start to ease up a little sometime this week. It's tough when it gets so hot that taking a walk at lunch is difficu... Read more
Familiar Voices
Monday, July 11, 2011      1 comments

After a full day, we got home last night and I spent about a half-hour on the phone with some old friends. In a couple of weeks I will be heading up to Northwest Missouri to share at a youth camp with some folks from a church where I previously ... Read more
Heat Wave Begins
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

Today, I am thankful for the air-conditioning. By the time we got back from church this morning it was brutal. I am going to have to get up early tomorrow morning to beat the heat, and also to get into work for a day full of meetings. ... Read more
Didn't Quite Make It
Saturday, July 09, 2011      3 comments

Last night our youngest, Olivia, went across the street to spend the night with a new friend, also named Olivia. Unfortunately, we got a call at about 9:30 p.m. last night. Olivia was feeling homesick and wanted to come home. She has staye... Read more
Update on Yesterday's Interview
Friday, July 08, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday's phone interview was supposed to last 30 minutes but lasted 45 instead. Whether or not that means anything, we'll have to wait and see. I was told that I will know something, one way or the other in a couple of weeks. The church... Read more
Prayer Request
Thursday, July 07, 2011      9 comments

After a good night's sleep it was good to get out for a run this morning. Needless to say I am a little anxious regarding a phone interview with a church staff member about a student ministry position at a church in Florida. I simply want w... Read more
Thankful for Grace
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

Today is obviously a significant date in my life. Forty-seven years ago a brave young woman named Grace, gave birth to a child that she could not keep. She gave this child up for adoption with the expressed desire that he be raised in a protesta... Read more

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