Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month December 2008

Experiencing intercession

At the outset of this, I need to say that if you have voiced any sort of prayer on our behalf during Carolyn’s health trials, we are deeply grateful. I’d also like to request your continued intercession. It is only… Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas 2008!

After a chaotic day of kitten hunting, cell phone struggling, drum playing, Mario Kart driving and entertainment system deconstructing, we’re pooped. The picture below describes it well. I thought I’d post our Christmas letter for this year as an easy… Continue Reading →

The New Testament Project

Several weeks ago on the way home from somewhere, I had a “vision.” Essentially it was of what might happen in everyone in our community were to jointly read through the New Testament in a year together. Considering that it… Continue Reading →

Health latest…

We went yesterday for another consultation and were encouraged by the visit with the doctor. He assured us that a mastectomy was not urgent nor essential at this stage. So we will be opting for breast salvage, and a surgery… Continue Reading →

Where we are

First of all, if you’re reading this and have never considered who Jesus Christ is, you may not grasp what you’re going to read here. It may seem strange or otherworldly. In fact, much of what you will read below… Continue Reading →

Review: The Present Future (rated 3 stars)

The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church by Reggie McNeal   Although I’m only giving this book 3 stars out of 5, it is definitely worth a read for folks wanting to know why the “church” seems to… Continue Reading →

Video from CEE

This is the final promotional and summary video from my recent trip to Poland: Come, Join us in Europe from CEE Admin on Vimeo. For more information, check out

“As you help us by your prayers”

Since beginning this new health journey several weeks ago, we’ve been in discovery and learning mode. All the PET scan told us back then was that there are three areas of activity in Carolyn’s body that may indicate cancer in… Continue Reading →

We’re Elfed… again

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