Over the past five years, my wife and I have been sponsoring a little girl from Haiti through Compassion International. In fact, I began sponsoring her in 2002, before we were married. At the time, she was four years old. This year, she will turn 15. It has been amazing to see her grow up … Continue reading Please Pray for Our Trip to Haiti
Since I have moved out to NH, my car has gotten hit 3 times -- all in parking lots. The latest was last night, while the car was sitting in the church parking lot. I was inside, and a guy came in, letting me know that his co-worker had it my car and left his … Continue reading Car Issues
Today, I am writing to let you know of 2 upcoming youth events that I am really excited about. The first is Deep Freeze. It will take place at Camp Berea, which is located off of Newfound Lake in NH. The location is great, and the students have loved this event in the past. This … Continue reading Upcoming Youth Events
Recently, we at RCC have found ourselves having some "good problems." What? How can that happen? Isn't that an oxymoron? Well, let me explain. First of all, we have been getting closer to the 300-mark in church on Sunday morning. In fact, last week, we went over 300. The problem is that we are struggling … Continue reading Good Problems?
So, I think it time for a new banner for my website/blog. And instead of me putting effort into making it, and hoping others like it, I have decided to make a contest out of this. If you have fun with these sort of things (i.e. graphic design, photo editing, etc.), then take your best … Continue reading Contest – New Website Banner
My wife and I took a trip down to Providence this past Saturday. While down there, we were able to witness an event called "Water Fire." Basically, there were several fires ablaze in the river (around the Providence Place Mall) while music played in the background, some even live. Check out the video I took … Continue reading Water Fire in Providence
This past Sunday, August 30, as our Lead Minister, Tom Gerdts, was out of town on vacation. I was called to fill in on preaching. We are wrapping up our "Law & Order" series on the Ten Commandments, and I was given the ninth. The Scripture says that, "You shall not give false testimony against … Continue reading Sermon – 9th Commandment: Truth Worth Living
If you are like me, you love Mario and especially the original Super Mario Bros, for the Nintendo Entertainment System. However, you will probably also remember how annoying it was to make your way past Bowser in the first castle and then realize the princess wasn't there. And it kept happening for several more castles. … Continue reading Thank You Steve! But our princess is in another castle.