Category: Purely Personal

Flashback Friday: Don’t Look Back

Flashback Friday: Don’t Look Back

Yes, I recognize the irony in having a flashback post that tells you not to look back, but work with me here, people. Wednesday was a first at our household.  After weeks of begging,...

Moses, ‘Mandments, & Toenail Polish

If you tuned in last week, you know that Advent has come to the Franks house. And even though we started off rough, we’ve persevered, stuck through, and endured more eye rolls and off-the-wall...

Putting a Dent in Advent

I’ll start this post with a couple of confessions: Confession #1: I stink at family devotions. Like, stink at ’em. Not “we could get better. Last year we only memorized Leviticus, this year we’re going...

Flashback Friday: Autumn Has Arrived

Flashback Friday: Autumn Has Arrived

After my little tirade at the beginning of Wednesday’s post, I was reminded anew how much I dislike the word “Autumn.” (I think it was invented by Hallmark to sell more cards, or something.)...

Believing Forgetters

Last week our staff team celebrated communion together, as we do each month. It’s one of my favorite times of worship here at the Summit, a time when none of us are worrying with...

Flashback Friday: The Plane Truth

Flashback Friday: The Plane Truth

On Friday I channel my inner lazy person (he’s not hard to find…he lurks just beneath the top layer of my epidermis). Instead of fresh content, I slap together two new sentences and maybe...

Happy Birthday To Her!

Happy Birthday To Her!

    Today is a special day around our house. It’s Merriem’s birthday (she’s 28, in case you’re wondering). The birthday banner is hung, the gifts are wrapped, the kids are making a run...