Applied Theology/Practial Theology · Church Life · Family Updates

To Lent or Not to Lent: A Family Update

2018 Update: I wrote this blog post in 2014 when we were members of an Acts 29 church back in Bellingham, Washington. Currently, we are in San Diego and now part of an SBC church that does not practice Ash Wednesday collectively.  However, our family still acknowledges Ash Wednesday privately in our home. We are… Continue reading To Lent or Not to Lent: A Family Update

Family Updates · Missional Life

Our LA mission field update – Rain

I ask myself often, if I am honest, I have to admit that it's daily,  --"What are we doing here in this big ol city?" I've been tagging our Instagram pics with #misfitmissionariesinla because that's how I honest to God feel.  Moving to an unknown place, with an unknown culture is distressing. Comfort zone is… Continue reading Our LA mission field update – Rain

Family Updates

New Christmas traditon for a new life in the city

This year we are starting a new tradition.  It involves scaling back significantly with how we do Christmas.  Some may think it's a bit extreme and that's fine. For those that know me personally know that I don't give much stock when it comes to other people's opinions concerning how our family does "family", which… Continue reading New Christmas traditon for a new life in the city

Contentment · Family Updates · Missional Life · Sanctification · Trusting God

Waiting, Fear, Making Home, and Making Bread

This comes from our Family on Mission section. (see above) We really don't have much normalcy in our day yet. We found a teeny tiny apartment in Long Beach, no, not close to the beach, but rather to our church plant target area in North Long Beach, but not quite. Even though I love that… Continue reading Waiting, Fear, Making Home, and Making Bread

Contentment · Family Updates · Trusting God

Waiting, Fear, Making Home and Making Bread

We really don't have much normalcy in our day yet. We found a teeny tiny apartment in Long Beach, no, not close to the beach, but rather to our church plant target area in North Long Beach, but not quite. Even though I love that our church plant leadership wants to hone in on an… Continue reading Waiting, Fear, Making Home and Making Bread

Applied Theology/Practial Theology · Church Life · Family Updates

To Lent or Not to Lent

2018 Update: I wrote this blog post in 2014 when we were members of an Acts 29 church back in Bellingham, Washington. Currently, we are in San Diego and now part of an SBC church that does not practice Ash Wednesday collectively.  However, our family still acknowledges Ash Wednesday privately in our home. We are… Continue reading To Lent or Not to Lent