Right now I'm really busy. This weekend I will officiate at a wedding, preach a sermon, and then carry out my pastoral duties at a funeral... the funeral of a friend. This busy weekend comes right in the middle of a teaching series I am doing at church called, "Making Space." As I am preparing to … Continue reading Stop worrying about your clothes
How to clean a guinea pig
In our home we have three guinea pigs (in addition to an English Mastiff, a bearded dragon, a bunch of fish, and almost as many kids). Guinea pigs make great pets... especially if you have a lot of kids who all want a pet! They are small, fairly clean, and relatively low maintenance. They are … Continue reading How to clean a guinea pig
How to “fit things in”
A couple of weeks ago I was talking with a friend who is trying to figure out "How to fit it all in." That's something I'm fairly conversant with... fitting things in. Sherri (aka "The lovely and talented Mrs. Peterson) and I have this conversation regularly, and overall, we do a decent job of it. … Continue reading How to “fit things in”
Four agreements for every family
Right now at Church180 we are in a teaching series called "Ideal Family." This teaching series is based on the wisdom of St. Paul in Ephesians 4:17-5:21. Today we discussed the four agreements every family would be wise to make with one another! Agreement #1: I will not go to bed angry. I will speak … Continue reading Four agreements for every family
How to enjoy “yes”
One of the things I've been thinking about recently is the importance and timing of these two little giant words: "yes" and "no." I'm coming to realize this... you will enjoy your "yes" so much more if you are free and willing to say "no" more frequently. For instance: I can say "yes" and enjoy paying cash for … Continue reading How to enjoy “yes”
Sliding down the stairs (remember doing this?)
Tonight the ladies discovered that you could do more with sleeping bags than just sleep in them!
Last Sunday after church a friend of ours snapped some pictures of my ladies! I've got to share a few of them! And probably my favorite of the day...
7 awesome ladies
Ice cream at Chick-Fil-A! Seven beautiful ladies! Now there's a good night for a fella!
We destroy wise men
It's tough to be a wise man in my house...