Category Archive: Parenting

Great Sabbath


This week I was reminded of the importance of taking Sabbath. The idea of Sabbath is very simple. We rest because God rested. I was taught back in college that Sabbath does not… Continue reading

One Week: Saturday


Saturday has come, and I spent most of it taking the kiddos to their grandparents by way of their aunt and uncle. Then got mad at the washing machine…

One Week: Wednesday


Wednesdays are typically one of my busiest days in a normal week (whatever passes for normal in ministry, anyway). Today’s vlog is a little longer than the previous two days, but I think… Continue reading

One Week: Monday


Monday is typically my Sabbath day. It is also the first day of my One Week project. Watch the episode below…

why, God? Week Two (WNL 4/21)


Set List: How He Loves (David Crowder*Band video), Love Carrier (unknown), Hands and Feet (Audio Adrenaline). Prepwork For the Evening: Prepared lesson and PowerPoint, created EasyWorship schedule, practiced music, set up room, prayed.… Continue reading

The Highlight Reel


Here’s a little peek into what I’ve been doing instead of blogging lately. Being a good dad and playing with my kids! (And uploading their videos on my new Macbook. But that’s secondary… Continue reading

Teen Mom


Tonight MTV premieres a spin-off of their 16 and Pregnant series, Teen Mom. As Youth Workers, this could be an interesting tool for us. I say could be because MTV is bound to… Continue reading

That Was Rough


I got to spend all last week laying on the couch being waited on hand and foot by a beautiful woman, entertaining myself with whatever I could imagine on-screen. Well, that’s one way… Continue reading

Busy Day


Whew. Sunday was an insane day for me. Here’s a rundown: 9:45am: Sunday School – Check-in with teens, announcements and guest missionaries sharing about their ministry together. One (Pastor Nelson) only speaks Portuguese,… Continue reading

Rough Weekend


This weekend has been rough. Here’s a brief rundown, starting with the most… insignificant defeats: Both of my fantasy football teams underperformed and lost, leaving me 1-2 in one league, and 0-3 in… Continue reading