We Couldn’t Have Known.

June 17, 2016

A year ago we gathered up our littles, a passel of work clothes, and the faith that we were embarking on a journey to do work that matters in the name of Christ in the unpaved recesses of a big city in the Dominican Republic. We could not possibly have known how that week would influence and define our family for the next year. We couldn't have known that we would meet a woman named Margarita, a mother of eight kids, a mother who had never had a home for those children, who had never had four walls and a sturdy roof...

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Haggai’s Call to Feast.

June 9, 2016

Sunday morning. We had the day all planned out. We'd go to church where we would worship and then be commissioned as a family to go on our mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Right after the commissioning, we would have a quick lunch and then drive Mariana in our decorated car to her first-ever week of sleep-away camp. We'dget to stop at Buc-ee's on the way there AND on the way back. (If you don't know what Buc-ee's is, run, don't walk, to Texas to come find out for yourself. It's the bomb. I'm considering starting a fan club.) Based...

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