we’re moving! (updated)

update:  added contact info for sending in financial support – – – – – – – – i’m pleased to announced that i’ve added deborah as an author to this blog. and as her first post we like to share something she wrote this past week to some facebook friends. enjoy: 25 things that’ll blow …

Little Rock pt. 2

my previous post concerning our recent trip to Little Rock described what happened, a sorta timeline of actual events. this post will instead concentrate on my (abe) mental, emotional, and spiritual journey leading up to and while there.

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[in case you’re wondering what FamilyLife’s decision is about us joining staff: sorry, we can’t tell you yet via this blog or anything else public on the inter-webs until July 1st. if you really wanna know call, text, or email me, or actually come over and visit in person, what a concept.]

our story with the Ministry of FamilyLife begins as far as I can remember in 1999. deb and I had only been married for a couple months when we were given a scholarship to attend a Weekend to Remember conference in Bellevue, WA. i was finishing up my senior year of college and deb still had another year till she finished up her AA. we were both working at a daycare not too far from the college and i wasn’t really sure what i wanted to do with our lives after i graduated. i had gone to school and gotten a BA in Biblical Literature. i knew that i was called to do full time ministry, but what i wasn’t sure of was where, how, or what?

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Little Rock pt. 1

faithful readers/followers will know that over the course of the last year Deborah and I have been on a journey seeking God’s will about the possibility of joining the staff of FamilyLife in Little Rock, AR. if you’re a new reader (or listener of the podcast), you can read about the ministry of FamilyLife and …

yeah, 5

i’m not sure what words could add to the smile of the birthday girl herself. personally for the past few weeks i’ve just been marveling at how much you’ve grown. you’re body’s getting taller, your thoughts and emotions are maturing. and even though to me you’ll always be my little girl, i think you’re gonna make a great BIG girl. 🙂

i love you Julia, happy birthday!!

absolutely full of joy…
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for more photos from our “spring portrait extravaganza” of our whole family visit our mobileme web gallery.

a couple of videos

ever since the 36hr video contest our church held a couple of weeks ago i’ve gotten back in to making videos with iMovie. that and the fact that we also got a Flip Mino HD. anyways, here’s a couple of the videos we’ve shot and edited recently. 36hr video contest entry: the twins being cute …