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04 July 2011 ~ 8 Comments

Taste of Heaven

I think we tasted Heaven. I mean yesterday, in our Sunday celebration. The sanctuary was packed, which is usually not the case for a holiday weekend like the 4th of July. It wasn’t packed because everyone decided to show up on an off weekend, though. It was packed because NewHeart gathered with our sister church, […]

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29 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Waiting For A Jet Plane, Among Other Things

Sitting at Chicago O’Hare Airport, waiting for my 9:05 (7:05 PST) to board and take off at 11:00 (9:00 PST), which is midnight in Columbus, Ohio, my destination. Attending our annual Foursquare Convention with about 2,000 other Foursquare Pastors and Leaders. Circumstances have kept me from attending the last two years, so I’m looking forward […]

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24 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Time Warp, Part 5

It’s late night on Easter Sunday. We enjoyed a terrific weekend of Easter celebrations at church. This year, I sang in the choir, the first time I’ve done so in at least 15 years. It was a real blast connecting with the choir partners! I even got to sing one of my Easter favorites as […]

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24 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Cannot Believe It!

Cannot believe we are on the last full weekend of July! Cannot believe it has been 6 weeks since my gall bladder was removed! Cannot believe I am still having symptoms I had prior to the surgery, meaning that the gall bladder was not the problem! Cannot believe we are only 1 month away from […]

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01 July 2010 ~ 3 Comments

This Weekend’s Journey

I am both proud and nervous about this weekend! Our oldest son, Josh, who is 15, is embarking on quite an adventure. On Sunday, we will check him in at Camp Roberts, just over 200 miles north of here, where he will begin his two week stay for a US Navy Sea Cadet Recruit Training […]

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13 January 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Last I Left You …

We were 12 hours into a cross-country trip in a 34 ‘ RV with 4 adults and 4 kids. The trip went well, except for one thing. Hours, maybe even minutes, after posting that update, I began to feel the chills. I was soon in the driver’s seat for my next shift, my sinuses began […]

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05 July 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Summer Sabbatical Scoop 5

It’s Sunday night and Colleen and the boys took off for home a while ago. Colleen works in the morning and the boys have their own different football activities they have to be back for. I am taking advantage of the time for some solitude, as well as cleaning the RV and packing things up […]

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21 December 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Mom’s Story Is Told

This morning at church, I interviewed my Mom so that her testimony could be told. She was born on December 27, 1933 in Magdeburg, Germany (East). History buffs will know that Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in January of 1933. The oldest of 7 kids, she lost one sister to tuberculosis and one brother. […]

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21 December 2008 ~ 1 Comment

I’ve Been Coined!

For the first time ever, I got coined today at church! Gabe Milbauer, a young man who was part of my Youth Group when I was the Youth Pastor at NewHeart, is in the Navy, stationed in San Diego. He is a Petty Officer 2nd Class who has served for 5 years and is ready […]

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21 December 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Great Day

Started the day late for a breakfast with with my Dad, Jonathan, Colleen’s Dad, Grandpa Bill and my nephew Matt at Firehouse Cafe. Great food, great fun and great company. After breakfast, picked  up my Mom. We went to the grocery store to get supplies for Mom to make her legendary Hungarian Goulash. When I […]

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