I am called to minister to the largest generation since the "Baby Boomers". The Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) are close to my heart as I fall into the older side of that generation. But you know, not "old" old. So I am reaching out to my own. With that in mind I... Continue Reading →
A Brave Boy Named Bill
Check out this awesome story of Bill, a young man who has impacted my life in a huge way in the short time I’ve been at Willowbrook. So cool.
Last week, I mentioned a student who would miss our recital because he would be having surgery to remove a suspicious mass. The final diagnosis came today … that student, Bill, does have cancer but the doctors are sure they caught it early, say he only needs two rounds of chemo and are confident of a complete cure.
Hearing this news takes a little of the sting away … at least it will just be two treatments, at least he will recover completely. Thank you to all of you who reached out to me after the last post, expressing your support of our organization, our students, our volunteers and the families who have suffered tremendous losses this year.
I’ve been working on two other posts for this week – a recap of our gloriously amazing recital on Saturday afternoon and another on our “Next Step”…
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The Costa Rica Effect
Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. The towering mountains and lush, vibrant vegetation make it's landscape simply breath-taking. But aside from the aesthetics, the people are beautiful. Through their hospitality they have shown me what it truly looks like to serve others. Many of the believers here have already... Continue Reading →
Willowbrook: You Are Legend.
Willowbrook family, The way you have embraced me, Mandy, Josie and Rece has been nothing short of...legendary. I will tell the tale of your goodness and kindness to us for as long as I live! It will live on in history as a stunning display of the love of God for His people in His... Continue Reading →
Thank you, Clements
Clements Baptist Church, The way you have treated me and my family during this transition has been beyond our wildest expectations. The love and support you have shown has done so much in nourishing our spirit. Last Sunday was a "defining moment" in our life and ministry. You will forever have our gratitude for the... Continue Reading →
A New Beginning
Our family is embarking on a new journey. We will be leaving Clements Baptist to begin a new chapter in life and ministry at Willowbrook Baptist Church in Huntsville near the end of this month. Below is what I tearfully shared with our church family yesterday. Jan. 12th 2014 Church family, Mandy and I accepted... Continue Reading →