Parenting

Katherine Update 11-19-14

I’m thinking it might be a good idea to occasionally post updates on the kids here, particularly updates on Katherine. Facebook really isn’t a good venue for that sort of thing given that her medical information is a bit extensive. We met with Katherine’s team at the Thompson Center as a part of a routine […]

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Ministry & Leadership

The joy of a life unlived.

One of the things I enjoy most at church is watching baptisms, and I got to witness six of them today.  Among the six was a very close friend of mine, one of the first people I became close to at Karis. Before our pastors baptize a believer, they always give the individual a chance […]

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Community

Church full of bloggers.

One of the cooler things about Karis is that 3/4th’s of the congregation has their own blog. That’s probably an exaggeration, but it’s not like anyone is going to do a headcount at church next week and prove me wrong. Anyway, the majority of the blogs are just family updates for extended kin to look […]

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Ministry & Leadership

The 27 year old adoptee.

Recent years have been like a crash course in adoption for me, which is strange given that I’m not adopting anyone. It started with a promotion at work, where I took on eight of my own clients. These clients were all adults, but most of them had spent time in foster care during their youth. […]

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Blogging & Writing

Insomnia makes me ballsier.

I doubt anybody has noticed, but The Newbie Homemaker is dead. Gone. Finito. Over. I’ve avoided publishing any of my posts over there for the last two months out of frustration and boredom. I hate fiddling with wordpress and their restrictive settings. I’ve mulled over the thought of self-hosting so that I had more creative […]

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