Tag: recovery

  • Mini-Vacation

    I’m fried. The past 4 months were exhilarating and exhausting at the same time. Here’s a summary of the stuff I’ve been up to. We changed churches I helped launched 2 businesses, mountains of paperwork and 27 trips to the bank, and hundreds of hours of “other crap.” I wrapped up 3+ years of time […]

  • Sarah Palin in Haiti and Me

    The other day I got connected to Emily Troutman, a reporter working for AOL News in Port-a-Prince, Haiti. She was looking for Americans who had travelled to Haiti since the earthquake and I fit that description. After a quick exchange of emails, she told me she was just looking for a couple of quotes about […]

  • 4 Prayers for Walt Mueller

    I’ve got great respect for Walt Mueller. If you are in youth ministry, there is a good chance that you’ve bumped into Walt and his ministry, The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, many times. Last fall, Walt and his wife Lisa, were great friends to the YS staff as we went through a rough period. Going […]

  • Sunday Normalness

    Pretty much every Sunday is the same for our family. It’s our new normal and we love it. For the first time in my adult life I have weekends off… and I’m still enjoying the novelty of it. Here’s what a typical Sunday looks like. 7:00- Everyone up. We don’t set alarms, but we all […]