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Field Trip…

Today was a day I will probably always remember. I was a parent chaperon for Madison’s 1st grade field trip to a Wildlife Sanctuary and then to a local fish hatchery. I originally thought I was going because Madison has a moderate to sever peanut allergy and the rules for our district is a parent […]

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Over Due Update…

Well I haven’t blogged since July… J U L Y… geez louise. Oh well no excuses. I just didn’t feel the need to blog.. nor did I have the desire to sit down and blog. So it’s OK. Life has been busy…insane… whatever you want to call it. Most of you who read this know […]

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He Love Us…

I am sure most of you have heard of this song by Jon McMillian.  One of my favorite versions of this song is by Kim Walker and Jesus Culture.  The anointing of God is just upon her, and her team when they sing, and this song brings me to tears almost every time I hear […]

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Different Kind of Father’s Day…

(This was originally a guest post I wrote over at my buddy Brandon’s blog this week but I wanted to post here too on Fathers Day.   Hope all you dad’s have a great day!!) When Brandon ask me if I would be willing to write a post about what Father’s Day means to me […]

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June 14, 2006…

The phone rings.  I wake up from my deep slumber to answer my phone.  I said..“hey…whats going on“, and on the other end of the phone I hear Karen say “I’ve been having contractions for an hour and the Dr’s can’t stop them this time…. It’s really happening you need to get down here as […]

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Someone is turning 3…

  Angela, Today it’s your birthday. Your first birthday with us.  But for some reason it doesn’t feel like it.  It feels like you have been apart of this family since day one.  It has been nothing short of a miracle of what you’ve been able to accomplish in the short 7 months of living […]

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Adoption…

Well we are less than a month away from the adoption of Angela being finalized.  June 9th 2011 at 9:40am at the Lancaster County Courthouse will be here before we know it, and then it will be official in the states eyes that Angela will be a “Owens”   But in our heart she has […]

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Chronically Cool Families…

If you have followed me for any length of time you have probably heard me mention something about Chronically Cool Families or CCF.   But you might be wondering what the heck CCF is or how it came about.  During Gavin’s life Karen and I had a hard time fitting in at times.  We were at […]

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God Gave Me You…

This week has been kinda a rough week.  I’m not gonna really go into the details but throughout this week I have been reminded a lot of about my marriage.  It has made me really think about my relationship that I have with Karen.  Our marriage has been filled with some hard times, some very […]

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Blessed Be…

When Karen and I were in the first few months of marriage we took a worship leader position for a church plant that our home church Morning Star Fellowship was starting in a town about 45 mins away.  I remember when were in our worship leading days Blessed Be Your Name was one of the […]

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