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Running Buddies

Lately some of the family runners have joined up with Nathan and crew once a week for a group run. Abby and Bethany ride their bikes while Tina and Drew enjoy the stroller.

Tina delights in taking care of Drew. She makes sure his blanket is on, or if he’s too hot, she’ll take it off. She loves to sing on stroller rides. I also think she’s the cutest encourager ever. You’ll hear her little voice saying, “Go, Daddy, go!” (repeated 20+ times!), then “Go, Abby, go!” (repeated lots of times!), and “Go, Aunt Anna, go!”

Did you know a run can be great not only for exercise but also for fellowship? Go try it!


Before the run picture
Before the run picture
After picture
After picture
Happy aunts and nieces! (Bethany's shirt is not an announcement.)
Happy aunts and nieces! (Bethany’s shirt is not an announcement.)

“What? know ye not that your body is the temple
of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have
of God, and ye are not your own?”
1 Corinthians 6:19

Working Out!


Sometimes we’re asked about what we do for exercise so I decided to give you an idea of what we did for a workout recently. This one was, however, a bit unusual. Normally the girls exercise together and the guys also are a team, but on this day we decided to join up for a special workout.

We had six stations and worked to complete as many repetitions as possible during the time period. The timer was set to loop through a 45 second interval and when it went off each of us rotated to the next station in clockwise order.

3 Rounds for reps:

  • Pushups
  • Virtual shovel
  • Medicine ball clean (can be subbed for weighted or regular squats)
  • Kettlebell swing
  • Box jumps (20″)
  • Overhead lunges


We enjoy our time together: whether it’s sharing at conferences, working on projects, or yes, gasping for breath as we exercise. Team Maxwell!

Serving Jesus,

Sarah doing pushups.
Sarah doing pushups.
Mary doing the virtual shovel.
Mary: virtual shoveling.
Jesse doing the med ball clean.
Jesse performing a med-ball clean.
Joseph doing kettle bell swings.
Joseph doing kettlebell swings.
Anna doing box jumps.
Anna doing box jumps.
John doing overhead lunges.
John doing overhead lunges.

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