Day 22 – Change over past 2 years
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There has been quite a bit of significant change in my life over the past two years and it has been an amazing ride. Here is a very simple explanation of all that has changed.
I worked at Preston Hollow UMC
I went to Russia for the first time.
While at Preston Hollow the Senior Pastor underwent quadruple bypass surgery so I got to fill in for him in the pulpit for 4 weeks, make hospital visits, and handle administrative responsibilities.
My wife and I got pregnant, but after 6 ½ weeks the baby’s heart stopped beating.
My wife and I got pregnant again.
My car got broken into while I was on a mission trip and my golf clubs were stolen.
I accepted the youth ministry position at Lake Cities UMC
I took a second job waiting tables to make up for a lower salary
My wife got her Physical Therapist Assistant License
My wife began working at Sandy Lake Rehab
We bought our first house
I officially declared as a candidate for ministry
I stopped working the second job.
We welcomed to this world a wonderful baby boy on January 3rd George Wesley Fields
I became a Certified Candidate for ministry as an Elder in The United Methodist Church
We went to Disney World for the first time.
We got a new car
I applied to Perkins for Seminary, was accepted and have registered for classes.
I got my own website where you are now reading this J
I feel like I am leaving quite a bit of really cool stuff out even in a list this full. I trust that God will continue to shape my life in really great ways.
As Always thanks for your time and giving this a read. If you enjoyed it share it with friends, you can do so easily with one of the buttons below. I pray that you will embrace life in the Love and Grace offered to you through Jesus Christ, and that you will always remember Jeremiah 29:11. – For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, Plans to Proper You and not for harm, Plans with Hope for the Future.