April’s Newsletter

Some of you will be getting our newsletter in your mailboxes this weekend, and some of you have already gotten it via email. If you haven’t gotten it either way, you can subscribe to our email newsletter by clicking on the “Newsletters” link above. Or you can sign up if you’re already getting a paper …

8 smiles

eight faces, eight smiles, all facing the same direction.  that’s all we ask for. what could be so hard about that? here’s some of my favorite pics from our recent photo shoot that didn’t make the cut into the Christmas card and including the one that did. (thanks to michael sekaquaptewa for holding the camera.) See and …

Christmas Cards

i love creating opportunities to have our girls help us in this MPD* journey. a little later than we’d like, but we’re finally getting our Christmas cards out today.  here’s a video of the girls helping us stuff envelopes this morning. – – – – – – – – – –*MPD = Ministry Partner Development …

our creative thermometer

deb and i are creative people. if there’s a project that needs to be done, then it has to be done with creativity and WOW. when we were in Little Rock this past summer they had some kids of staff members come share their experience in moving to Little Rock and their adjustment to life …

you may not understand it

but it is starting to change EVERYTHING. how will it affect your…work…school…family…church…sport…ministry…“other”… (youtube link) i saw this today. and i consider myself pretty “connected” to the social media scene. but there’s still a lot i haven’t been a part of, or simply don’t “get”. and then i started thinking how i’ve kinda been neglecting my …

yep, God still rocks

so i talked with my MPD* coach this afternoon and told him that i felt like we were getting to a spot where the “honeymoon” phase of fundraising was coming to a close.right after New Staff Training we were all fired up, excited to make appointments, and confident with the tools that we’d be given. …

falling in love in MPD

abe: “i think i’m falling in love with you again.” deb: “oh, really? what do you mean?” abe: “i think it has to do with all the time we’re being forced to spend with each other through this process. and even though the time we’re spending together is spent doing the SAME thing over and …

best laid plans

we had a fabulous time at New Staff Training last week in Orlando. we covered some really valuable information and got to know a little better what we are actually getting our selves into. but what i enjoyed the most from our week away was all of the incredible people we met.  not only did …