I imagine that more blogs start with "I never thought I'd write a blog", and I guess I'm no exception. I decided this blog might help me with the next chapter in my life. The title of that chapter? "WE'RE MOVING TO SEATTLE!"
By the time you read this, it will all be official. Jason is accepting the postion of Pastor-Elder at Martha Lake Baptist Church (http://www.marthalake.org/) in Seattle/Lynnwood, Washington. Yes, as in "Sleepless in" and "Birthplace of Starbucks" and "As far as you can get without leaving the country" (quoted from my mother).
"Why?" "When?" "For how long?" "WHY?!" I hope to answer all these questions in the months & weeks to come. In the meantime, if you are a Christian, I covet your prayers & any verses that you find to encourage me in this process. If you're not a Christian, you are part of the reason we're doing this crazy thing. And I hope that by reading this, I can somehow help you fall in the love with the Jesus that I am trying to completely trust & depend on right now.
Our first night in Seattle (Mukilteo area):