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Resurrection Sunday

Friday afternoon, Anna and I started the food preparations for Resurrection Sunday. Spring winds were gently blowing in the open window, making for a perfect baking day! I think it’s always best to bake with a sister or Mom, because it goes twice as fast and is more enjoyable than being in the kitchen alone!

A young missionary couple were staying with Christopher and Anna Marie for the weekend. The young man preached a great message Sunday morning about our life in Christ being like a seed. When the seed, which appears to be dead, is buried in the soil and then watered, it grows and finally multiplies. In a similar way, when we die to ourselves, and are watered by God’s Word, then we will bring forth spiritual fruit. It was a very good analogy.

Sunday evening all the relatives came over for a family dinner. After that we moved into a special time of reading God’s Word about Jesus’ resurrection. Don’t we have so much for which to be thankful?

Serving Jesus,

Making potato casserole.



Layering the salad.
Anna made crepes, and Joseph scrambled eggs.
The crepes were amazing! Anna made two different kinds: plain and chocolate. In addition, there were several different toppings and fillings. Yum.


Church Sunday morning.





Dinner group, minus the photographer ;).
Bless Christopher’s heart! He washed all the dishes after our big meal.

“He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.
Come, see the place where the Lord lay.” Matthew 28:6

Adventures Together

Last night we had a wonderful night at a state park. We arrived around five, just in time for a short walk, dinner, Bible time, and our Sunday night prayer time! After a good night’s rest  we were up early, excited about our new adventure. This is something Dad and Mom did when they first knew each other and then after they were married, so they were thrilled to float down that same river thirty-nine years later with us children!

More pictures to come. We also have two conference reports to catch y’all up on. We just arrived in Pacific (Missouri).

Serving Jesus,

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is
for brethren to dwell together in unity!”
Psalms 133:1 

Monday Evening

After singing at the nursing home on Monday afternoon, we drove the thirty minutes to the church where our conference was being held. Setup went smoothly, and after that we had our family Bible time before the conference. It was really neat to see quite a few of the families who came to the Sunday night concert come back Monday night for the conference.

Jesus’ Girl,