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Tradition as a Spiritual Foundation

Since marrying almost 11 years ago, I have entered the realm of another family’s traditions. It’s nothing new. Ever since Cain met that girl from somewhere else, family traditions have always come and gone and evolved. 891 more words


The City that Never Sleeps

Manila. The city that never sleeps. As we drove in from the airport after midnight there was still much activity for a Friday night. Traffic looked like Buckhead rush hour, young children walked the streets alone, and plenty of establishments were still open well into the night. 326 more words

Back to Manila

Hard to believe it’s been a year since my last update. A lot has happened this year, which is why I spent more time living it than writing about it, but as I’m arriving back in the Philippines at this moment, it’s clear the story must continue. 397 more words

Dueling Grandbabies

This week we had a family gathering at our daughter’s and son-in-law’s house in Bryan.  Both baby granddaughters were there, our daughter’s 10 week old and also our son’s 5 month old.  210 more words


Doctoral Work: Boundary Leaders

For my Doctor of Ministry Final Project I am filming a series of interviews with a remarkable set of leaders in and around Emory University: Rev. 349 more words