Sunday, September 03, 2006

This season.

The new school year is starting.
That means a new season of ministry and all sorts of feelings.

I'm excited about the new crew of middle schoolers coming in. I think they will add a lot of personality to our younger core.

I'm thrilled to have Hannah as a member of our team. She's already doing an incredible job.

I'm eager to be a part of AWANA this year. I think it will give me a good glimpse into a subculture of our church that I want understand.

I'm tired.

I'm overwhelmed. Having more help has revealed how much more needs to be done. (isn't it funny how that works?)

I'm renewed. Spiritually speaking, God's been speaking in big ways lately and I'm actually hearing it.

I'm blessed. My wife makes life, parenthood, and ministry full in ways I can't utter.

I'm ready. Ohio State is the preseason number one. I'm ready for another national championship. It's time!

I'm nervous. Our youth ministry has received a total overhaul and tomorrow is the first day of the new look. God has guided the preparation but yet I'm still afraid we'll fail.

I'm anxious. What if I give it my all and it's not enough?

I'm giddy. I'm in one of those states where I just know something big is about to happen.

I'm antsy. Sometimes Hong Kong makes me feel boxed in. Today is one of those days.

I'm amazed. God keeps letting me be a part of what He's doing. How cool is that?

I'm going to bed.