• friendship,  jesus,  marriage

    Visit

    Whether it is planned or unexpected I love to host people in my home, particularly if people need a place to stay for the night or a couple of days. Dave and I decided early on that we wanted to have the kind of home where we would always have a bed for someone if they needed it.  Over the years we have enjoyed friends crashing for the night, family staying for a couple days, students who lived with us for a few months and strangers we’ve never met.  Yes, I said we let strangers stay in our home. Working for InterVarsity is like being connected to a big global family-…

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    be our guest!

    I love throwing a good party. Add a punchbowl, some costumes and succulent meats to feast upon and it makes it all the better in the company of friends and strangers.  Recently I had the pleasure of hosting 13 members of InterVarsity’s regional leadership team that I serve with.  These are folks I’ve prayed with, made hiring decisions about where to place staff, shared life with and in general have greatly enjoyed being around for the past 10 years.  Each fall the meetings are held in Cleveland- typically I have to attend the meetings but since I’m on sabbatical, I had the get out of jail meeings card! So instead…