Baker’s Dozen. Mythical unlucky “#13.” Traditionally the beginning of adolescence. No 13th floor in hotels. Prime number.

Today we celebrated 13 years at Snow Hill. Our church honored us with a surprise meal, a gift and a great reminder of the value of relationships. Quite a number of folks wrote us notes of appreciation and affection. Ron noted we were now “teenagers.” Cheryl suggested we be careful as she has known how some teenagers behave. Rich put together a slide show of photos taken over the last 13 years. Our youngest gasped at the first few, “Dad, your hair.” The reference wasn’t to style and the lack of “product.” She drew attention to what I once had. Leave it to your children to keep you humble.

About the Author
Husband to Patty. Daddy to Kimberly and Tommie. Grandpa Doc to Cohen, Max, Fox, and Marlee. Pastor to Snow Hill Baptist Church. Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reading. Photography. Golf. Colorado. Jeeping. Friend. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and should not be construed as representing the corporate views of the church I pastor.

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