Just Around The River Bend: Kayaking At Shingle Creek

Kayaking after Christmas has become somewhat of a tradition for the Welter-Kleinhans girls! It’s so warm here in Florida that we can’t help but want to soak up some sun during our time off over the holidays. So we loaded up our kayak and headed to Shingle Creek for a little adventuring. Shawna and Jenna […]

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An Intriguing Encounter in Chankanaab Mexico

Hey guys! Quick update here as I come to you from the beach of Chankanaab National Park, and WOW I just had the most interesting experience walking through some Mayan ruins here in Mexico! The park is right on the water, and has beaches, snorkeling, and a beautiful forest with winding trails that lead through […]

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In the World But Not of the World

Lately, the phrase “in the world but not of the world” has taken on a whole new meaning. I have recently decided to spend more time this year out reaching the unchurched rather than spending all my time in the church. In the past, I’d been involved with all sorts of ministries- from nursery to […]

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Blue Bear Mountain

After a pull-your-hair-out kind of week trying to teach third graders how to tell time while also  cramming in article deadlines for The Weekly, Trenton and I decided it was time to pack up our camping gear and head out for the weekend. We’ve lived in North Carolina for about four months now, and we decided it was […]

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A Night at the Fair

  It’s that time of year again! Who doesn’t love going to the fair? All week long I have been so looking forward to getting me some fried oreos from the North Carolina State Fair, and man, they were delicious. I am so happy to have such awesome friends here in North Carolina. Girlfriends are hard […]

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Paris in the Fall

  As the weather chills and I begin to bundle up each day before leaving the house, I can’t help but be reminded of my trip to Paris last fall. I flipped through old photos, reminded of the grand adventure my husband and I had running around Paris for a week. It was so cold […]

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