Long, Overseas Engagements Will Give Sweet Victory

A lot of you know that I’m engaged while living here in South Africa.  Carly lives in Nebraska, and will finish up her degree at UNL  in three weeks.  I wouldn’t recommend long engagements to anyone, especially Christians, however when you are separated by God’s call to minister the gospel and 10,000 miles of ocean,…

Happy Valentine’s Day, Carly Anne

Carly and I get to spend our first Valentine’s Day 10,000 miles apart.  I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day, but I do like celebrations and if you love Jesus, then everything is a celebration.  So, here’s 14 things (among thousands) I celebrate about you, Carly, my best friend, my love, and my…

A New Year, Engagement, and South Africa

Happy New Year, everyone.  And oh what a year it has been.  In case you are wondering, I’ll be leaving for South Africa on Tuesday, January 6.  I’ll be gone for 11 months, but will have a much-needed 2-week break in late June/early July.  I’m so excited to go, but it is bittersweet.  I just…

I’m Going to Marry an Amazing, Jesus-Loving Woman

As of Friday, December 26, I am engaged to be married to Carly Anne Forsman.  She loves Jesus, hates sin, is crazy enough to want to be a pastor’s wife, and reads Charles Spurgeon and John Piper.  Ah, what more could a man ask for? Many of you know that I’ll be in South Africa…