'hope' tagged posts

Fireworks

The 4th of July is a favorite holiday in our home. We typically enjoy way too much really good food, a lot of laughs with friends and family and without a doubt, FIREWORKS. From our neighborhood vantage point, we are fortunate enough to see several professional displays and of course, individual people all around us […]

Hope

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to join a few friends and attend a luncheon for pastors introducing Faith and Family Day at the K for 2018. There were a few hundred pastors who met at Kauffman Stadium for some good food and instructions about the event. However, the reason I have faithfully attended this luncheon […]

Hope

On Wednesday, Leigh-Ann and I and our five kids packed into our minivan to drive off to Branson for two days over Thanksgiving break. We made a few stops along the way and were cruising right along until…. BOOM! It sounded like one of our tires blew out…but it was riding smooth. It didn’t take […]

Hope … and tryouts

Our family has survived soccer tryouts. This is no small feat. Hundreds of athletes ascend on multiple soccer fields. It’s hot…stressful…uncertain… and tiring. Why? To pursue an opportunity to play with a competitive soccer team. Every athlete registered for tryouts carries with them a sense of hope. Hope that they will make the roster of […]

Anticipation

This past week we were able to make a visit to the KC Zoo with some very close friends. It just so happened that rain was in the forecast (hard to believe, huh :)?). We have an annual pass with all the rides included (the kids got to me on a good day), so we […]

#NewLifeNewYear

My oldest daughter and I have started running together. It seems like only a few days ago that we were taking her home from the hospital, now we are running around the hospital. Distance running has much to teach us about life: No matter how far we intend to run, we can only take one […]

Unexpected intersections for prayer

This morning while wrapping up our Tuesday  morning Bible study at @newlifekc, we had a visitor that was unexpected to us, but totally expected by God. Since Leigh-Ann and I moved downtown, we have frequently visited the @myfamilydollar store on 31st and Troost. The employees have always been very kind and welcoming. As a result, […]