Real Life Here: I'm so very tired. And I'm so very tired of sick kids. (Honestly, I'm just a little tired of my kids). And yet... And yet, at the same time I feel so incredibly grateful for the many, many blessings is my life. We suffered through 3 years of infertility and multiple miscarriages, not … Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed?
Excited for the Future
Every January, I look back to the last couple of years and I get excited about what the future might hold. Here's some highlights from the past couple of years: 2010: our son Joshua is born after 3 years of infertility! 2011: we move from Colorado to Wisconsin, help start a new church, and I start … Continue reading Excited for the Future
Building Legos, Building Children
I sat on the floor with my three year old son, surrounded my thousands and thousands of little LEGO pieces. “Wow!”, I thought to myself, “this is a pretty daunting task!” We were attempting to rebuild my X-Wing LEGO starfighter from 1999. The problem was that the X-Wing pieces had been mixed in with thousands … Continue reading Building Legos, Building Children
Big Changes for the Lindeen Family!
A little over two years ago, God called us to leave our friends and family in Colorado and move 1,000 miles away to Madison, Wisconsin, to become Church Planters. I came on staff with Converge Great Lakes (formerly known as Great Lakes Baptist Conference and part of the Baptist General Conference) as a Church Planting … Continue reading Big Changes for the Lindeen Family!
I'm feeling incredibly blessed right now. I have an amazing wife and two great kids. Super supportive parents and a great extended family. Lately, however, God has really blessed me. In the last couple of weeks, I have been able to upgrade from a VOX AC-15 (electric guitar amp) to a VOC AC-30 and to upgrade … Continue reading Blessed
What A Difference 12 Months Make!
As I looked back over the last 12 months, I was amazed at all that God had done in our lives! He has proved himself faithful and walked with us through the dark nights and been there with us as we celebrated new life and growth and change. A few of the big changes in the … Continue reading What A Difference 12 Months Make!
Its Been A Wild Ride
This past Sunday our church went multi-site and we had over 200 people connecting or reconnecting with God! Less than two years ago, we felt God call our family to move from Denver, CO to Madison, WI to help change the spiritual climate of this city by planting churches. It has been a wild ride! … Continue reading Its Been A Wild Ride
Welcome to our Family
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” (Romans 8:15 ESV) Check out this amazing video:
Why I Love Putting my Son to Bed
I love putting my son to bed. Now, one reason I love putting him to bed is because then I get some alone time with my wife! Kids are awesome...but man, its great when bedtime arrives! But that's not the reason I love putting my son to bed. I love doing bedtime because its a … Continue reading Why I Love Putting my Son to Bed
Prophet to the Nations
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations. -Jeremiah 1:5 (ESV) One morning at breakfast, while our 2 year old son Joshua happily played with his Thomas the Train toys, Kristin, pregnant with our little Becca Boo, … Continue reading Prophet to the Nations