Random Thoughts from WNY

Random things I’m thinking about… HMA Update: We are currently starting week 2 of our Home Missions Assignment. Tomorrow (July 4th) Liz and I get on a plane and head to Atlanta for four packed days. We’ll be able to connect with 5 families while we are...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to your’s! We are so grateful for each of you who have been part of our lives these past few years! We hope you have a wonderful day of good family and friends.

Our Week

When we first connected with Communitas, we noticed that one of the things we’d need to do early on was attend a “Soul Care Retreat.’ In 2010 Liz and I attended a two-week long Pastor’s Sabbath Retreat, which remains one of the best experiences...

Things that caught my eye – February 6

A few quick thoughts as I watch the final minutes of Eng v Sco in 6 Nations opening weekend. Still time for Scotland to pull it out… It’s election season. Well, it the States it has been for months & will be for the next 9 months or so. In Ireland, it...

Stuff that Caught My Eye – February 4

Well, the big news today is that Brenna turned 17. Happy birthday Brenna! So that means in 3 years we’ll have no teenagers in our house…and then 6 years later, we’ll have another one. Links: 10 Soul-Restoring Experiences of Silence :: Kevin Sweeney...

A Week in the Life..

One of the common questions we hear is “What does life in Ireland look like for us?” I thought I’d write out a brief preview of the week ahead for us, as well as a brief recap on the past weekend, and hopefully give you a glimpse. When I was on a...