Absolute beach bums, we ventured away from our beloved Seagrove Beach near Destin, FL this year to spend a week in Gulf Shores, AL. When in Gulf Shores, make sure you eat at Lambert's Cafe ... home of "throwed rolls."
Editing the manuscript for my book, Building a Healthy Multi-ethnic Church. Seagrove, FL. 2007. Where would I be without you in my life?
Zack will begin his senior year again at the helm of Joe. T. Robinson's football team. He is has been the starter since his sophomore year. When you think of him, please pray for safety and success in doing what he loves. More than that, in becoming that man God would have him to be.
Ah ... to be this close forever! It is my prayer.
"I have no greater joy than to see my children walking in truth." John, the Apostle
What life's all about.
With Linda at Mark's graduation from Phoenix Seminary in May 2007, at which time he received the D. Min. degree.
My mother, Dorothy, whose love has always encouraged my dreams and sacrificed to help make them reality.
Linda and Lisa are fraternal twins. Taken in January 2007, when Grandpa turned 98! Grandpa is Dr. Willard Aldrich, a co-founder of Multnomah Bible College, Multnomah Press and the school's president for 35 years. He is the father of nine children, including Linda's mother, Jane, and Linda's uncle, Joe, former president, himself, of Multnomah and author of the book, Lifestyle Evangelism. Lisa Averill is the children's pastor at Westgate Church in Sanm Jose, CA, where her husband, also named Mark, is the worship pastor.
Linda went home to Washington State in January. This picture was taken off the back deck on the back deck of her mother's log home. That's Mt. Hood in the background.
Zack once told me that he would never play guitar. So he became a drummer. But now, he enjoys playing his own Gibson; Chrsimas 2006.
Each year, our family heads to the beach for Spring Break. This was taken in April 2007.
The cowboy at Christmas 2006.
The kingdom of heaven is not segregated. So why on earth is the church?