July 1 FAMILY REUNION 2022 | A week all together is a treasure. We spent this past week with my Mom, my sister and her family, and my brother and his family. 7 adults. 7 kids ages 2, 4, 7, 7, 9, 9, & 13. 14 people who don’t getContinue Reading

God is not an unknown God or a God who is unapproachable. He is not the wizard behind the curtain. That was a popular view in Athens, which was the heart of thinking and reasoning in ancient days. This passage in Acts 17 tells us first who God is…and thenContinue Reading

June 1 TOP GUN MAVERICK | So good! I never saw the first one, but Top Gun Maverick was INCREDIBLE! I just love a good story! June 3 LIVE SENT | I love the sendoff for the campers at the end of each week of @woodlandscamp. They gather in frontContinue Reading

There has been a lot written in recent years about disruptive innovation. The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen is a great read for anyone desiring to be the best they can be for their team or organization. ItContinue Reading

I can’t think of a better place to read about reclaiming relationships than on a beach vacation with family on a Caribbean Island. In fact, buy this book…and then buy a plane ticket…and prepare to dive into a great conversation dealing with the longings of your heart, soul, and mind.Continue Reading

May 2 FAB FOUR | Grateful for these friends for so many reasons! The Lord blessed us with them at just the right time 3 years ago. Thankful for their gospel accountability and encouragement! So thankful we got to spend the day playing golf together to support @NCCSEagles. #Strangemetz #NameThatTuneContinue Reading

It’s hiring season for those of us in education. The Five Attributes: Essentials of Hiring for Christian Organizations by Chad Carter is a great resource in this process. Anyone who is involved in hiring knows that the wrong hire can be devastating for an organization. The right hire, can beContinue Reading

April 5 FAMILY | The time is never long enough. Also, I didn’t get hardly any pics this visit. I think I only got the pics of the boys in case I needed them for evidence later 😂😂 #NoGirls #NoGrownUps April 6 LUNCH DATE | This guy agreed to goContinue Reading

March 1 GRATEFUL | I’m so grateful for a precious third grade Sunday School teacher @cedarcrestchurch that pursues the heart of our little wild man. Even when his choices got him in some trouble in Sunday School this past week, Eli knows Mrs. Sherri, Mr. Tim, and Mrs. Cori loveContinue Reading