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Watching the Clouds Roll In
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      2 comments

The clouds were starting to roll in as my wife and I headed out for our runs this morning. I had checked the radar before we left, and it looked like they were still over thirty miles away. Evidently they were not moving as quickly as i feared, ... Read more
A Surprise Visit
Monday, August 15, 2011      3 comments

This past Thursday, I was blessed with a surprise visit from an old friend and mentor. As i heard a tap on my office door, i looked up and saw Dean standing there. He was in town with his wife who was involved in a conference at a hotel down the... Read more
Enjoying a Beautiful Day
Sunday, August 14, 2011      2 comments

After a great morning of worship with our brothers and sisters at Open Door, we returned home and have been enjoying some beautiful August weather here in Mid-Mo. With temps in the low to mid 80's it sure doesn't feel like late August. Hop... Read more
State Fair
Saturday, August 13, 2011      1 comments

This morning we decided to take a trip about an hour down the highway and enjoy an afternoon at the State Fair her in Mid-Mo. We mostly did a lot of walking but did partake in some of the usual carnival fair. it was an enjoyable time with m... Read more
A Possibility?
Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday our family received some interesting news. It seems that one of the churches that have contacted me over the past week is wanting to come and hear me preach, and then meet with our family after church. This church is located near a com... Read more
Amazing Weather
Thursday, August 11, 2011      2 comments

I am really going to miss this amazing weather when it leaves us here in Mid-Mo. This morning's run was accomplished in near perfect weather. The bank said it was 59 degrees at about 6:30 this morning. Not sure if that was correct, but it felt w... Read more
Great Conference
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      0 comments

After a great evening with about thirty folks at a conference that I led last night, i was able to make the journey home in a couple of hours and then get some rest. Fortunately my wife and i were able to get our runs in this morning before the ... Read more
Beautiful Morning
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      2 comments

I think I could get attached to this weather. It was about 68 degrees this morning when my wife and I went out for our morning run. She is excited about the cooler weather. After trudging around in the extreme heat (by Mid-Mo standards) that we ... Read more
Water Challenges
Monday, August 08, 2011      2 comments

After a nice run this morning with a few sprinkles out there and much cooler weather than in weeks past, i came home to a surprise. Our water was turned off due to a watermain break in our neighborhood. Fortunately, we were without water for no ... Read more
A Great Weekend!
Sunday, August 07, 2011      2 comments

Well, i've been off the grid since Thursday. I was blessed to spend some time with about 35 students and adults at a camp in Maryville. We had a great four days together. The special part of it for me was that I got to see some old friends, inc... Read more
Northwest Old Man
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      2 comments

After get some things done around the office, I am off to Northwest MO to spend some time with some students and leaders from a church that i served about ten years ago. While I am going to miss my wife and girls something awful, i am exci... Read more
Another Morning in the Soup
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

Hopefully, your day has started out well. The sweatbox heat continues here in mid-Mo as we are expected to crest over 100 degrees today with our usual 80% humidity. I tried to get out a little earlier this morning, but it was still rather warm a... Read more
It's Monday
Monday, August 01, 2011      1 comments

Today starts a busy week at work as we prepare for our first set of leadership training conferences next Tuesday, and as I prepare to head to northwest Missouri for a youth camp later this week. Hopefully, things are going well in your par... Read more
Daddy-Daughter Time
Sunday, July 31, 2011      5 comments

My youngest daughter and I went to church this morning. My wife had a rough night and isn't feeling all that well and our oldest daughter is dog-sitting in another part of town. So Olivia and daddy went to church together, and then had lunch at ... Read more
Some Rare Time
Saturday, July 30, 2011      2 comments

After a muggy run this morning I am relaxing at home with my family. Our oldest daughter leaves this afternoon to do some dog-sitting for a friend. We will have some rare time with just the three of us today. While we will miss Savannah, ou... Read more

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