If you have been reading my blog for a while, you know that, upon occasion, I pause to marvel at the wonders of Texas. My “Only in Texas” series often includes tasty tidbits from the Boerne Star, my local newspaper. Well, while I was in California over Christmas vacation, my mother urged me to do […]
My family and I are in California for the holidays, seeing family and friends, hanging out at old haunts, etc. The other day I took a walk along one of the lakes in Irvine. (Yes, it is man-made.) Texas has some fantastic sunsets. But Irvine doesn’t do poorly in this regard either.
Both photos were taken […]
Yes, I’ll miss California’s ocean, and the High Sierra, and preaching to my congregation at Irvine Presbyterian Church. I’ll miss the Regatta Café, my favorite restaurant, not to mention In-N-Out Burger. (My taste in food runs the gamut.) I expect that there will be dozens of other things I’ll miss about the state in which […]
Preaching at Irvine Presbyterian Church. I’ll miss preaching to what was for sixteen years my congregation. (Photo below: a pan of the congregation on my last Sunday at Irvine Pres.)
Preaching is a huge privilege. The chance to study God’s Word, to meditate upon it, to live it, to pray over it, and then to share […]
I haven’t had opportunity to blog today. Had too much fun driving from California to Texas. Just over 1300 miles. Can’t even write a complete sentence today. Here are a couple of photos.
Saw lots of this.
Yes, I did take these while driving. Not to worry. You can see there isn’t much traffic on the […]
Yesterday I wrote that I will miss the Pacific Ocean. That’s surely true. But my favorite part of California isn’t the coastline, but rather the High Sierra. I have loved hiking in these magnificent mountains, either by myself, or with my family. The photo below shows my daughter and me in front of Blue Lake […]
If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that, after sixteen years, I have just finished up as pastor of Irvine Presbyterian Church in California. As of today, I am officially the Senior Director and Scholar-in-Residence for Laity Lodge, a ministry in the Hill Country of Texas, outside of San Antonio. I’m spending […]