Giving Thanks!

So how does one begin to articulate a nine-year partnership in the Gospel in a blog post? Not to mention my appreciation for the outpouring of chips, salsa, and Londoner gift certificates. Let me start by saying the words here only begin to share how I feel about the...
The Gospel from the Bed of a Pickup Truck

The Gospel from the Bed of a Pickup Truck

On May 20th several players and their families from the La Paz soccer club teams, over 150 in all, gathered in Frisco for the FC Dallas match against the San Jose Earthquake.  The groups started arriving in the parking lot at 5:30 for tailgating and fellowship.  At...

Out of Place

As a neat freak, I know that things out of place and messiness make it more difficult for me to be productive. And to not begin “fixing” it. And to be at peace. Recently, though, I found myself in a situation where I was the thing out of place. I was mortified and...

Saying Good-bye to an Old Friend

On Saturday, March 4th, Emily and I said our farewells to an old and dear friend.  Little Pebbles, a 16 year old hound mix, had been losing weight and breathing hard.  The vet confirmed our worst fears; that her little body was breaking down and that there...
Welcome Luis & Mirella!

Welcome Luis & Mirella!

Luis & Mirella Benitez will be welcomed this Sunday as the new leadership team for Santa Cruz. We are thrilled to have them joining the Holy Cross/Santa Cruz ministry team! In this week’s blog they introduce themselves and explain how they became a part of...

Detecting Our Identity

“Tea without sugar is just vegetable soup.” –Lance I recently came across a British television series called “The Detectorists.”  The above quote is evidence of the quirky, dry delivery of so much of English humor.  And the rest of the show isn’t any different.  In...