Tuesday is for … teeth removal …

… or at least for me anyway.  Today I get my wisdom teeth taken out. Well, the last 3 of them anyway. The year I graduated from college in Springfield all but one had grown in just fine.  It was growing toward the front of my mouth and not up … so it would have … Continue reading

Marathon/His Voice Update #1

Ok, here is our attempt at keeping you up to date with how things are going with our training, and with our fundraising! We finished a 6 mile training run this morning … which was pretty good.  We have a 3 mile tomorrow, and then 12 on Sunday.  Kelly’s been doing great!  There’s been an … Continue reading

Thoughts from Canada… too close or too far?

So this week Kelly and I are on a mission trip to Vancouver with 4 of our BSU students and a couple of men from the church we attend. We have had a great few days meeting with our church planter that is here in Vancouver and hearing about his heart for the city and … Continue reading

good-bye 30 …

Well, another year has come and gone … and I must say that with all the hype about turning 30, and a bunch of people who said I should dread it … It has actually been one of the best years of my life! There has been so much change this year. Some of the … Continue reading

A lot…

A lot … has been going on since I’ve last updated. Seems like I’m not getting to write as many of these as I’d like to, but every time I feel like I have time to write something, its late, and I’d just rather get to bed. So, lucky for you (or un-lucky if you … Continue reading

Post about a 4 a 5 and a 1 1/2 …

The 4 is for the 4th of July! We traveled to St. Louis area to spend the day with one of the Collegiate Regional Directors for the Student Ministry team. He directs the greater St. Louis area ministries. His family lives on a horse ranch just outside of St. Louis. We went up on the … Continue reading


What’s the last scripture that you memorized? -E

here comes week one of camp…

This past week was spent in preparation for our first week of Super Summer camp, which will be at the SBU campus in Bolivar starting Monday. So far this weekend we had training for the Super Summer Small Group Leaders. The leaders all showed up for the Friday-Saturday training on Friday evening, and we completed … Continue reading

weekends …

I’m heading out for weekend 6 (out of the last 7) for traveling to lead worship or give an Africa presentation. I’m blessed to be able to have the opportunities to do what I love to do with music and students. However, I am looking forward to next weekend … where I have nothing scheduled! … Continue reading

Africa Journal: Day 7 – January 2, 2009

From my journal: “Today we spent A LOT of time playing with and sharing with the children of Sebekoro … I played a lot of soccer today!  We also helped Bill and his family with another skit, this time it was the Good Samaritan.  It has been really cool to see how God is using … Continue reading