Published: 6 years ago

Haven’s Story, part three

Don’t begin at the end. Start the story here. Over the next few weeks, God began to wreck our hearts for our little Haven. Our home wasn’t home without her here…even though at that point she’d never been here yet. It amazed me that …

Published: 6 years ago

Haven’s Story, part two

New? Get started here. In March of this year we got together with our friends the Sterlings for a long-awaited lunch that we’d rescheduled approximately 142 times. They were the family that had originally sparked our idea to foster, and we needed to eat …

Published: 6 years ago

Haven’s Story, part one

If you’re one of those who only reads blogs on company time, (a) shame on you, and (b) check out yesterday’s post first. Like all good stories, our adoption story began years ago. When I was a kid, I knew exactly two people who …

Published: 6 years ago

Big News from the Franks Family

Thanks for tuning in for a rare Sunday blog post. Our family made a big announcement to our church family this morning, and we just couldn’t wait until Monday to share the news with you. Ready? Brace yourself… It’s a girl! That’s right. The …

Published: 6 years ago

Teaser

There’s big news coming ’round these parts on Sunday. Huge. Ginormous. Nope, I’m not going to be on the next American Idol (especially after my “Unchained Melody” remix didn’t wow them at tryouts). Nope, I’m not running for political office. Heck, I can’t even run …

Published: 6 years ago

Feel The Earth Move

I gotta tell ya, I feel a little cheated today. On Tuesday the East Coast experienced its first earthquake in decades. It was the talk of the town, the trending topic on Twitter, the leading story on the evening news… …and I missed it. …

Published: 6 years ago

“Please” Is Never Enough

If you’re a pastor, no doubt you say “please” a lot. “Would you please help out in the nursery?” “Can you please consider switching services to make room for guests?” “Please don’t tell anyone you saw me kicking my dog after that sermon on …

Published: 6 years ago

Get Ready To Awwww…

I’m a sucker for lots of sappy stuff. Hallmark commercials? They get me every time. Bridge to Terabithia? Cried like a baby. And every once in a while, some of those America’s Funniest Home Videos aren’t as much funny as they are just… …just… ~sniff~ …

Published: 6 years ago

Big Service. No Bull.

What am I amped about lately? This. One HUGE service that the Summit is hosting at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. This is a rare time in the history of the Summit where all of our peeps will be together for one service. It’ll …

Published: 6 years ago

Life. Alone.

For the last four days I’ve been a man on his own. My sons are traveling cross country with their grandparents in an RV (National Lampoon movie, anyone?) and Merriem is in the deep south taking care of her grandmother, who’s having mobility issues …

%d bloggers like this: