An Autumn Evening

Yesterday, we watched Joshua and Ruthanne for part of the day so Christopher and Anna Marie could celebrate their anniversary (4 years–congratulations!), run errands, and go to a midwife appointment. Anna Marie’s Baby is doing well, and the due date is in March.

Last night, Anna, Jesse, and Mary enjoyed some games of trackball. It makes for a great activity to expend a bit of energy before winding the day down.

May we each be grateful for every day the Lord gives us to serve Him! There are many opportunities to bless those around us.



Grandpa and Josh took a little ride on the tractor.DSC_3461DSC_3469DSC_3505DSC_3508DSC_3518DSC_3519DSC_3529



“By thee have I been holden up from the womb:
thou art he that took me out of my mother’s bowels:
my praise shall be continually of thee.”
Psalms 71:6

Of Energy and Giggles

… Aunties’ Time!



Little ones bring so much joy. Take a moment to give the closest one a hug and tell them how much you love them.


“But Jesus called them unto him, and said,
Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not:
for of such is the kingdom of God.”
Luke 18:16

God’s Plans

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways,
and my thoughts than your thoughts.”
Isaiah 55:9


“From the rising of the sun unto the going
down of the same the LORD’s name is to be praised.”
Psalms 113:3

iPhone Issentials

We’re excited to share with you about our newest ITonRamp course: iPhone Issentials! It begins this coming Tuesday, the 21st. For just $20, this two-week course will equip you to become a confident iPhone user. We’re doing things a bit differently with this course, no mentor calls or projects. You’ll watch a live webinar led by Nathan each week. Our goal is to offer a short course families can benefit from.

It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing someone using an iPhone. They are powerful, yet potentially dangerous, tools. How do you attempt to protect your information while use a phone? iPhone Issentials covers key security features, parental controls, and helpful information.

If you’re anything like the typical iPhone user (insert: me), you know the basics, but not much beyond that. Coming from a security standpoint, you’ll be surprised to discover some key components that most people aren’t aware of. In addition, knowing how to harness parental controls is very important.

So, jump on board and learn with Nathan!


DSC_3275-2Drew thinks you should join his daddy’s course too. ;)

“Keep thy heart with all diligence;
for out of it are the issues of life.”
Proverbs 4:23


Oklahoma’s Conference

Last Tuesday was the final conference of the trip. The family had mixed feelings as the evening approached. We love to travel, meet people, be an encouragement, and be encouraged, but at the same time, it’s always good to get home and see the family.

The M’s, good friends of ours, hosted the conference. They did an incredible job! We met a bunch of great Oklahoman’s! Not to mention one family who drove seven hours from Texas! Folks’ hearts were tender and soaked in the message.

We heard the most touching story we’ve heard in a long time from one man. Fourteen years ago to the day, his house burned down. He lost not just his earthly material but also his precious wife and five daughters. He shared with us how the Lord has given him so much peace through the pain. He was a beautiful example of Christ’s love. It reminds us that we know nothing of hardship!

It was a perfect conference to wind up one more incredible, exciting conference trip! Thank you to each one who made the effort to come and giving us the chance to meet you.



A sweet family who has attended several conferences in the past.DSC_2939DSC_2943

“Now therefore, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name. But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort?…”
1 Chronicles 29:13-14

Mississippi’s Report

Last Monday night was a very small conference.  Despite the few numbers, we knew the Lord wanted us to be there. We were so grateful for our coordinator, and those who came with open hearts!

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This young lady made us banana bread!

“Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly…”
1 Chronicles 29:8

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