MK life

MK life

We had all the kids at the cafe late one night working on a few different projects. I had our Nitrogen cylinder just outside the cafe when I ran back to the cafe to help lock the gate. We had run out of gas and I was going to load it into the van to refill the next...
Moving Can Be A Lamentous Occasion

Moving Can Be A Lamentous Occasion

   It has been two weeks now since my wife and I packed up everything we own and moved to Topeka, KS to start this new and exciting chapter in our life here with Cafe Barnabas. It was such a blessing having so many people from Emporia show up to help us pack or simply...
Mini ME

Mini ME

Today, I was working to finish up a few office goals before I head to the cafe when Simeon climbed onto the couch next to me. We had a cute little moment. Yes, day care would de-stress my life. These moments remind me why Lifestyle ministry is a good but challenging...
Madeline and Ice Cream

Madeline and Ice Cream

All three of my kiddos where piled on our reading rocking chair in their room.  We had just finished the classic Madeline and were about to start our devotional time. I said “When daddy was a little boy, this was one of his favorites because of the cool french...
The Persistence of Cuteness

The Persistence of Cuteness

Catch, Catch, Catch, Catch, Catch. This adorable simple word beat through my task focus filter of the moment. I was working on tying my shoes before leaving for the cafe this morning when I became aware that my youngest son Simeon was standing in front of me with an...