Vote for my Ocean of Wonder Picture

I took this picture last week at Ocean Beach in San Diego and have entered it in a photo contest at Parade Magazine called “Oceans of Wonder.”  If you could take a second, please click on this link and vote for my picture. When the picture wins we get a trip to the Bahamas from…… Continue reading Vote for my Ocean of Wonder Picture

Buyers market vs. Sellers market

Yesterday was a bit of a shock to the system. It’s not until you leave the Detroit area that you see just how different it is from SoCal. In many ways, the area seems oblivious to the deep recession (I’d call it borderline depression. If not economically, definitely on the psyche of the area.)  Walking through…… Continue reading Buyers market vs. Sellers market

Finding a church home: Pre-search thoughts

This week marks the beginning of a new era. For the first time in more than 10 years Kristen and I begin a search for a new church home. Sure, there were other searches before– but they were always tied to employment so that’s a little different. Now that I don’t have a church job…… Continue reading Finding a church home: Pre-search thoughts