Self-esteem boosters with Sarah

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these, but I also just had the privilege of spending a week with her during our youth trip to Montreat. And in all of the ways, the trip did not disappoint. Of note, in a regular minivan packed with 10 youth and two adults, there’s aContinue reading “Self-esteem boosters with Sarah”

#TBT – Roughing it

In October, we took a bunch of the youth from our youth group to a couple cabins in the woods about an hour away from Louisville. It was an awesome weekend, that I hope we replicate this fall. And boy, did it make for some good overheard quotes. Like this one, which I saved inContinue reading “#TBT – Roughing it”

Best Week Ever. Part 3.

The story of our week in Jamaica is one best told in pictures – for the most part – so it’s a good thing I took tons of them. However, a good portion of the photos on my camera were taken by kids there – one in particular, named Jordon. Jordon is a 12-year-old kidContinue reading “Best Week Ever. Part 3.”

Best Week Ever. Part 1.

This summer, for the third time in 10 years, I’ve gotten to take a trip to my happy place. You see, in 2004, our youth group got the chance to visit with our sister church in Mandeville, Jamaica. We gained some awesome friendships (more about that later) and a home away from home that weContinue reading “Best Week Ever. Part 1.”