This past month felt oddly reminiscent of my years working on a high ropes course during college. It’s easy to have faith in safety harnesses and aircraft cables when you are standing on the ground getting ready. However, as soon as you are thirty feet off the ground and asked to step off the safety of the platform, everything changes. We felt like God had put us on the platform. What would we do? Would we have faith or fear?Read More
Justin and Katy’s Adventure Log
Journaling The Chosen Gen Adventure
Following Jesus, no matter where he leads, is quite the adventure. We are on this journey alongside each one of you. Keeping a strong marriage, raising (and homeschooling) five kids, and founding a ministry are the missions God has us living right now. Follow along on our personal adventure and see what God's been teaching us.
Justin and I started running.
It’s not at all fun.
We both signed up for a 10K race this fall for one reason: to push ourselves to develop perseverance in our lives. We’ve learned that you don’t just wake up one morning with unlimited energy and determination to live a life on mission. No, it takes training yourself to do hard things.Read More
If you like to imagine us as a perfect family where our kids are nicely behaved and Justin and I always parent the way we should, stop reading this post. For those of you who want the truth, keep reading! Haha.Read More
Is it weird to be encouraged by your own podcast? Haha. I have found this happen many times and I guess it really shouldn’t surprise me. After all, the encouragement comes from diving into the Bible and the Holy Spirit speaks to each of us through it, including me. All that to say, this happened to me with this week’s podcast episode and as a result I have spent the last few days enjoying the peace. Let me explain.Read More
I love the Adventure Log because it is just about life, and the best thing about talking about life is that we can all relate. I have these fun life discussions all the time with my coworker (and great friend). We talk about the weather… constantly. Who got the most rain or snow? What is our forecast (since we are convinced we know more than the weathermen)? We share crazy stories about things we’ve witnessed. (He has an odd way of finding himself in the middle of crime scenes all the time.) We discuss ways we are avoiding the flu during winter. We complain about mosquitos and Mondays. And, we love to solve the world’s problems each morning. That’s my life. Can you relate?
Now, let me tell you about a time that I couldn’t relate to people – all Christian pastors.Read More
And just like that I blinked and it’s already past the 4th of July! How does this happen every year? Time sure has a way of flying by. I think that’s even more true now that we have five kids growing up faster than we can comprehend.Read More