Adventures in Marblehead

Pastor Bob and I are hanging out in Marblehead, Ohio for the next couple days at a leadership retreat. It’s an annual gathering of church workers that goes back a number of years.  The Summit, as it’s called, is an informal gathering of church workers, mostly youth workers, who come…

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Hitting the Road

Tomorrow, me and six others from Journey are heading to Granger Community Church to attend some ministry workshops. I’ve been to them before, but this will be the first time for everyone else coming on this trip. I’m excited to see how this will stretch them and challenge them in…

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Phoenix – Days 6-8

I’m stuck here in Phoenix airport with a 2 and a half hour delay, so I thought I’d catch you up on the rest of my trip to Phoenix. Day 6 (Sunday) we went to two churches. My mom wanted me to see the church that they worship at near…

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Phoenix – Day 5

Today, we traveled north to Sedona and Jerome. Sedona is absolutely beautiful. It’s a higher elevation than Phoenix, so it was a little cooler (about 55 degrees) which means that the landscape is different too. You can actually see where things change as you drive along the highway. There’s a…

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Phoenix – Day 4

Today was a pretty laid-back day. I got to relax around the house in the morning. We took a walk through the mountains around my mom’s house. Got to see some cacti up close.They’re much bigger in person… In the evening, we went to Organ Stop Pizza for dinner. Organ…

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Phoenix – Day 3

Today I drove with my mom down to Tucson to visit my Aunt Deanna. She’s my grandmother’s twin sister and since my grandmother passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s a few years ago, Deanna brings back lots of great memories of both her and my grandmother. She’s also…

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