He’s Three

My Life
It happens lots in my life, but with Nathan it seems like it is doubly so. It seems like only yesterday that we were with him at the hospital, but at the same time I have a hard time remembering life without him. Today was Nathan's birthday. We had his big party on Saturday, but Meredith and I had little treats for him all through the day. We went to Target and got a new car (Andrea the reporter) and we ate pizza. He has a little party with the Keenagers and got several new toys from various friends. He even got to go to the doctor with us to hear Noah's heart beat (He says it sounds like a drum). All in all it was a pretty happy birthday…
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Just two more days

My Life
Here is why I know I am a youth pastor. The first time I ever fly over the Atlantic, the first time I ever go to a different continent, I take a group of people with me. Lots of things are happening for this trip, and I know that we are going to be living out the mission of Jesus while we are there, but right now my biggest thought is weight and baggage. Seriously, I sit here and imagine places to stick stuff, ways to make things weigh less, even to the point of trying to get all of the air out of everything because air has weight. And of course we have a great church who loves to bring stuff so we are still getting little things to…
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21 Century Sunday School

Cool Stuff, Modern Culture
This past Sunday our college and career class did something pretty neat. We have a student who is working for a year in South Korea. She is going to class, playing soccer, and teaching Sunday school. Anyway, her class decided that they were going to have Sunday school together so they set up a laptop with with a camera and started a Skype video chat. When I walked in it was pretty neat, they were all sitting around having class discussion even though there were 5 people and the teacher in Eufaula, AL and 2 people sitting in Korea. I think there are a whole bunch of ways that technology separates us from others, but it is really neat to be alive when stuff like this is possible.
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Do you Tweet?

Modern Culture
I try to be as hip as the next guy. I had a website back when it was actually hard to have a web site. I was blogging long before every soccer mom had her own blog. I have embraced text messages as a great way to communicate without really communicating. But I just can't get my head around this whole twitter thing. I just don't really care. I guess I do update my facebook status from time to time and that is kind of the same thing, but I can't really find the right ministry use for it. So that is my question to you. Do you Tweet, and if so do you use it in your ministry? Also, are you students twitters? I don't think mine are, but…
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