I sometimes struggle to put into words ideas and concepts that are newly on my radar. Or not just on my radar, but even ideas and concepts that have become a big part of my life. So, please excuse my awkwardness. I’m from Iowa. Iowa, as a whole, is not very diverse. I stayed in… Continue reading my Bible study
When our church went to two services recently, we found that a week of getting up early left us wanting to sleep in on Sundays. We felt rushed by the time we made it to August Gate at 9a (er, 9:10a). So, now we’re happy 11a service-goers. This morning we ate puff pancakes with strawberry… Continue reading Sunday mornings
I’m relaxing and remembering the ultimate sacrifice on this Good Friday. For one of the first times ever, we’ll be at our “home” church for a big holiday. Definitely happy to be here.
I’ve been trying to put my thoughts on engagement into understandable words. It’s just a really weird stage for a relationship. So much a stage of transition… It’s been really good, yet there are times I have wondered if engagement is something God really intended people to experience. I understand God’s purpose for marriage very… Continue reading engagement?
So, I’m going to this adoption forum at our old church on Friday night…, I told Dan about a month into our relationship. Can I go with you?, he asked. Um, YES! We sat at a table with three couples from our new church, August Gate. We were probably the only unmarried couple there. And definitely… Continue reading what would have been a deal-breaker