Acceptance Interview

Hi friends!  So, once again it has been a while since I’ve updated you on my progress of pursuing a marriage, couple and family counseling degree but that does not mean nothing has been happening.  Since my last post in May, I have been working hard on the checklist of admission requirements.  I have had…


Breakthrough Burn

If you have seen pictures of us recently, you will notice that we have gotten a bit thinner.  The picture above is a comparison between our wedding day in 2010 and me wearing a tux for a wedding we were invited to be a part of just a week ago.  Some folks would think that…


7 Years

They say the first 7 years are the hardest in a marriage as it is the time when a couple learns to adjust to one another.  In missions school we learned it takes 9-14 years on average to fully change the mindset from “me” to “we”.  I believe we are outliers in that statistic in…


Choose From Among Yourselves…

  1 Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food. 2 So the twelve summoned the congregation of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable…


Rafa: Spirit of Murder

In my previous installment about casting out demons, I talked about a man who suddenly appeared in church at the end of my sermon on God’s Sovereignty and how the pastor and I delivered a man of some, but not all of his demons.  Click here to read the full story. At the end, we…


Being the church

“Now that’s what being the church is all about” said my friend Kathy to me on one of our regular skype meetings.  I had just finished telling her about the amazing way our church came around and supported one of the families from our congregation when they lost almost everything in a house fire. The…


Where are we now?

Several months ago I shared a series of posts with all of you about the dream God has given me to return to school and study marriage and family counseling to help with the many needs here in Guatemala.  After that you haven’t heard anything for over 6 months.  So maybe you’ve been wondering…Did I…