Category Archives: Family Vision, Mission, Core Values

Information of developing a vision for your family, family mission statement and core values

Summer in El Salvador

I dare to say that it is not uncommon that a father could live their entire life without spending an extended time alone with their children. If your children have yet to reach 16 or if they are already grown and have families, I would encourage you to plan an extended time one on one to give them your blessing. I set out to give my blessing to Summer, but I was the one who was so richly blessed. Continue reading

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Ben’s Eagle Project

I am so proud of Ben and his efforts to achieve Eagle Scout.  Ben loves the outdoors and has really enjoyed his time as a scout.  Scouting has exposed him to so many skills and adventures.  Scouting has given him … Continue reading

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Big Sky Backpacking

One of the great privileges a father has is to give his blessing to his son or daughter. To memorialize the fact that your love for them is beyond circumstances or performance. To celebrate their practice of making good choices that follow the values that you have taught and modeled for them. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part IV

I am going to share a few illustrations from my own experience in hopes that it may give you practical examples of how you can demonstrate characteristics of a Christ follower in the places you work. Keep in mind that there is not one “right” way to live our your Christian faith in the workplace Continue reading

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Camp Applegate – Dewberry Pickin

My daughter and I have been spotting the dewberries for several weeks in the fields behind our home and hoping that we would have a good crop for her May birthday. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations for Workplace Ministry, Part III

I would submit that there is no “one size fits all” approach to properly being a disciple of Christ in the workplace. The position you hold in the company, the culture in which you operate, the size of the company, the rules of the company, the people in which you work, and the influence that you have all impact the way you should act. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry

series to share some of my thoughts and experiences with the hope that it will encourage and inspire you to think about your Christian faith and God given talents permeates your church, family, vocational and recreational life. Continue reading

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I Got a Car and I Bought A Car

It seemed to fit all of our criteria, but our son was not excited about driving Grandma’s car. After talking with several friends we came to the following strategy. Continue reading

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Big Tree + Rope = Fun For All Adventurers

If you are up for a little adventure, grab a rope, find a good tree and build some memories that your kids will share for a lifetime. Continue reading

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Living The Dream, Do What You Love and Love What You Do.

How great is it to be living the dream? To be pursuing a vision with all your will and all your emotions and living out the pursuit of your dream every day. Do you have a dream? Do you wake up every day looking forward to moving the rock a little further ahead? Continue reading

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