We made it. All the way to Texas and all the way back. Only one ER visit, not bad.
Arrived back home just in time to participate in our Game On! VBS for days 2-5. There were over 220 kids ministered to all week. There were over 70 volunteers who were doing the work of loving kids and telling/showing the Love of God. It was fun. It was exhausting. It was fulfilling. All by the Grace of God. Whenever we thought it was too tough, we just needed to remember this year’s theme verse.
“His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.” 2 Peter 1:3
VBS is coming soon. But before that, we have a quick family trip to TX. We’re off to celebrate the wedding of my cousin and his new bride. It’s been a joy to see their relationship bloom and thrive from afar. And now we will enjoy them up-close at a reception with so many of their friends. We just love weddings (even if they’re already wed). Continue reading
“That car/pizza/concert/movie/band/song/athlete/TV/vacation/speech/ is awesome!”
“Dad, only God is awesome.”
Busted. Isn’t it amazing how our use of words can increase the value of one thing while decreasing the value of something else? Here we’ve used the word “awesome” to describe nearly everything under the sun. And in doing so, we’ve cheapened the word that is used to describe our King of kings and Lord of lords.
“Dominion and awe belong to God” Job 25:2