From the Preacher 5.3.2021

From the Preacher 5.3.2021

My mother taught me many things. When I was still in elementary school she taught me to thread her Singer sewing machine, and carefully cut and sew fabric from patterns she let me choose myself. When I was 15, she was the one who mostly supervised my training hours...
From the Preacher 5.3.2021

From the Preacher 4.26.2021

As many of you perhaps know, there is a pretty magnificent Meyer Lemon tree growing behind my office at the church. It really outdid itself this season, and has been delighting children and grown-ups alike with its prolific showing. (Particularly the grown-ups, in...
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From the Preacher 4.19.2021

I was barely settled into my campsite in Moab—the start of a much-anticipated week away—when I got notice that we would be moving into the “Orange Tier.” This shift, finally out of not only the “purple” but also “red” tier should have come as great news. A relief....
From the Preacher 4.12.2021

From the Preacher 4.12.2021

Dear friends, Recently Tom and I went to Safari Park with Tawfik, who will be 3 years old in June.  This was the first time he had ever encountered large animals outside of a picture book.  He was all wide eyed and awestruck with the lions, giraffes, and gorillas. It...
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From the Preacher 4.6.2021

Happy Easter! I’m delighted to have entered into the Easter Season with such a joyful weekend. On Saturday, we celebrated with more than 30 families from the Nursery School with a guided scavenger hunt on our campus, and a drive-thru pancake breakfast that served over...