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I’ve been wondering how I would feel on Sunday morning. Would I be overcome with emotion? Would I be nervous? Or filled with excitement? It turned out that “all of the above” was the correct choice. But there was something else. More than anything, I...

Lights on. Lights off.

Oh, my poor blog! I haven’t seen you in so long! Has it really been two whole months? I really have missed you, and I’ve had so many blog posts wanting to be written. The last few months have been really, really crazy. I know we all go through these phases...

That moment you realize, "God did this."

I am in awe. I don’t even know how to start this blog post, but I know that I have to write this down. For the last six months, our family has been on an unbelievable journey. We have learned about sacrifice. Our faith has been tested. We have had our eyes...

Fifth grade graduation

Our church has a special graduation service for the fifth graders to mark their transition into Thrive, our junior high ministry. This is a big deal at our church because once kids are in Thrive, they sit with their parents during Sunday morning worship. Each fifth...