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Lowering the Bar

I was inspired by a friend (Denice Lambert) who posted this on facebook: J: What do you want these boys to wear? Me: They already dressed themselves. They sort of match and their clothes don’t have any holes or stains.…

Legacy

Legacy

My grandma died last year at the age of 97 and she never snow skiied. She traveled all over the country and did all kinds of things, but she never went on a ski trip. Well…….. maybe she did……. just…

Falling is not Failing

Kesleigh and I went on a bike ride the other day. She’s 4 (almost 5) and is still a little wobbly on her “new bike.” (She got it for Christmas.) Our neighbor, Peyton (7yrs) joined us for the ride. We…

Criminal Behavior

We met under the cover of night. We slipped into our cars and cautiously veered around the road blocks – careful not to draw attention to ourselves. We communicated quietly or with our eyes so as not to make much…

Community Group

We just got back from a little trip with our Community Group (or “Life Group” as they will be called soon) and so I’ve been reflecting on some of our times together: I love this group. We play together, serve…

Community is Messy

In spite of her gifts as a communicator and writer, Heather Zempel is truly humble. She admits her mistakes and paints a picture of stumbling through the maze of small group ministry and leadership, but her passion and heart are…

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