Husband. Dad to 5. Student Ministry Pastor. Follower of Jesus. Yatta yatta.


Last wednesday, we took our students to the beach. I know. It is tough. But someone’s got to do it.

10:00am. Intern arrives at beach to “pit sit” (babysit a beach fire pit so we have one that night) Pit sitting is the most critical and sacrificial job for the youth group bonfire.

10:15am. Second intern and I go to Costco to get supplies.

11:15am. Dumpster dive at lumber yard for firewood.

3:00pm. Drive to get java and then to the beach and set up.

5:00-9:00pm. Roast some dogs, hang with students, makes smores, take pictures, talk, and laugh. (click on the big crab pic to see it blowing bubbles 🙂

10:00pm. Home.


  1. Brain – as always, I LOVE your pictures. The group shot is the best. Now that Kiani is done with her 8 weeks driver’s ed course, maybe she can actually attend a beach event. But I’m super stoked she was able to attend OGN! Expecting God to do great thing in her and all the students!! Bless you and your ministry! Fran

Leave a Reply