Why We’re Drinking Nothing But Water Until Easter

People around the globe fast during Lent and throughout the year. But why do we fast? What’s the purpose? What do we hope to accomplish? Answering this question is the catalyst that has led our family to a Lenten fast from all beverages. Nothing but water from Ash Wednesday until Easter. Why water? Why now? Why this goal? Continue reading

How will we Give Well this Christmas?

Water is our most basic physical human need.  Without it, we can’t survive for more than a few days depending on our circumstances.  And while food and shelter are critically important too, if we don’t have access to water, we … Continue reading

A Christmas Break: Our Family’s Vacation From The Chaos

I’ll never forget the first Christmas holiday Kory and I spent together as newlyweds.  Because it wasn’t just a Christmas holi”day.”   It was more like a Christmas marathon.  Two weeks almost of parties, family get-togethers,  outings, and church activities, … Continue reading