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Monthly Archives: February 2009

A visit from Chris…

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Chris Mead (a former student from our youth ministry days).  Chris came to New Orleans to film a documentary on how the city is recovering from hurricane Katrina, after almost 3.5 years.  Much of our time was spent filming the city and interviewing locals.  It wasn’t all work … Continue reading »

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Mardi Gras Madness…

We went to our very first parades last weekend! Before I begin, let me just clear this up: For those of you that think that Mardi Gras is just one big excuse to party in the French Quarter, you’re mostly wrong. (okay, there are the few that drink and make poor decisions from Jan 6 until lent begins, … Continue reading »

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The forgotten place….

Last week our team hosted the CRM board of directors.  The board meets once a year in a ministry context to gain first hand experience about what their missionaries are facing and to learn about the city in which they minister.  The pictures you see below are of a forgotten neighborhood we took them to called … Continue reading »

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amy's silence

“You are like a jar of river water all shaken up. What you need is to sit still long enough that the sediment can settle and the water can become clear.” ~Ruth Haley Barton, Invitation to Solitude and Silence. Last week I had my “week of silence.” Matt did the same thing at the beginning … Continue reading »

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Another 6 feet…

The house next door to use was raised another 6 feet just a few days ago.   It was very strange walking out my front door and realizing what had just happend.  Our house feels very small next to his.   🙂  Construction is also moving rapidly across the street from us on a new house.   Just another … Continue reading »

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