Personal Reflection

My “self-appraisal evaluation assesment”

Next week my church does their annual “employee self-appraisal and job assessments.” Even though I’ve only been here a little over two months…

read Read Time: 1 Minute

This is ridiculous!

Man, it’s the second week of April and it’s snowing again! What’s the deal with this crazy state? Minnesota is definitely not the same as…

read Read Time: 0 Minutes

We are officially welcomed into our new church

Last Sunday night our new church held a welcome party for me and Dana. The full photo album of this event can be seen here, but here are a couple pictures to…

read Read Time: 1 Minute

Settling into Minnesota

After driving about 1,200 miles in a bumpy annoying-to-drive U-Haul truck, Dana and I have finally arrived here in Minnesota. Here’s the chain of…

read Read Time: 3 Minutes

And away we go!

After church this Sunday, my wife and I are traveling to our new church in Minnesota. We’ll be on the road for a couple days, me driving the U-Haul and…

read Read Time: 1 Minute

House hunt in Minnesota: Mission complete!

Dana and I just arrived home from spending a couple days in Minnesota searching for a house. It’s hard to believe the move is less than two weeks away…

read Read Time: 1 Minute

Why do I limit what God wants to do through me?

Yesterday I was reading through Ephesians with one of my youth workers and 1:19-20 and 3:20-21 really convicted me in a way it hasn’t before.

read Read Time: 2 Minutes

So many transitions in my life during 2006

The year 2006 was probably the craziest year of my life, full of major transitions that have been pretty emotionally taxing.

December 2005: Dana and I started…

read Read Time: 1 Minute

Stepping down from my youth ministry position

My time in the Dallas area has come to an end. Dana and I have enjoyed our time here and will miss all our dear friends, our church and the students we’ve…

read Read Time: 1 Minute

Heartfelt words of affirmation for my Dad

This Christmas my mom asked that my brothers, sisters and me write a list of affirmations about my dad for her to compile together for him in a book. Since…

read Read Time: 2 Minutes