I left early on January 6 for a coordinators retreat. Most of us flew to Atlanta and drove to Birmingham where the parents of one coordinator provided a wonderful dinner. We spent the next two days in their nearby lakehouse. Will Huss, our new National Coordinator, led us in discussions about our core values and… Continue reading January 21, 2020 — Back on the Road
...for six more hours! We've had a wonderful Christmastide. We were able to make time for all our children and many extended family and friends. We had great food (too much, but not excessively too much), games, hikes, conversation, etc. I enjoyed writing a daily meditation on a few Christmas carols and posted them on… Continue reading January 5, 2020 — It’s Still Christmas!
Merry Christmas! Last week was a slow time for campus ministry. On Monday we packed up and headed to Warfordsburg, a village 12 miles north of Hancock, MD, and all the Greens settled into a cabin. Daniel, Ginny, and Victoria flew over from England; Peter, Megan, and four children drove from Morgantown, WV; Christopher came… Continue reading December 29, 2019 — Merry Christmas!
Are you unusually busy this time of year, or is it just me? We had a good staff training in Denver two weeks ago. I had in-depth meetings with all the men I supervise, plus some. I flew home on Saturday, December 14 and arrived at bedtime. I was able to get a lot of… Continue reading December 22, 2019 — Denver and back
A new Sunday School quarter is approaching, and I have to get ready. My topic is "How to Stop Sinning - to the delight of your family and friends," and I have a lot of preparation to do. I met with some pastors on Monday and tackled endless email until, finally on Tuesday afternoon I… Continue reading December 8, 2019 — Providence
Ruth's computer had become unbearably slow, so I spent Monday and Tuesday last week reinstalling it in between other chores. By Tuesday evening it was back to normal. Wednesday morning we headed to Morgantown, WV to join Peter's family for Thanksgiving. We had a wonderful visit and returned yesterday. I managed to get enough time… Continue reading December 1, 2019 — Thanksgiving!
Last Monday Ruth and I set out for Connecticut and stopped along the way in Port Chester, NY to visit Craig and Ann Higgins. I've known Craig since he was the RUF minister at Georgia Southern. He's now pastor of Trinity Presbyterian in Rye, NY. Ann is the Development Director for some Christian camps in… Continue reading November 26, 2019 — New England