25 Random Things

Everyone seems to be doing this on Facebook and I keep getting tagged with it on my Facebook profile by my friends, so I decided to do it. Since I have everything that appears on my blog appear there I decided to post it here first so that my blog readers could see it as well.

1) I have always lived in the state of Michigan, except for 3 years when I was in Bible college in New York.

2) I love to travel, but I rarely do because I don’t have a lot of money to do so.

3) My favorite means of travel is by airplane.

4) I am a roller coaster junkie.

5) I hate cold and wonder how it is that I have survived almost 36 years in this arctic tundra called Michigan.

6) Ever since I was a child I have always wanted to be a pastor.

7) I also have dreams of being an actor. I love being on the stage and would love to be in a movie.

8 ) My favorite state that I have been to is California.

9) Racism of any kind really annoys me and I even got in a fight with my best friend when I was a kid over it.

10) I am a Michigan fan at heart, but I also like Notre Dame. (Don’t tell my Michigan fan friends.)

11) I refuse to wear the color green or red during football season, because I don’t want anyone to think that I am a fan of one of those schools.

12) I love high school and college football.

13) I actually don’t own very many clothes with the colors red or green anyway.

14) My favorite athletic event is le Tour de France.

15) I have always wanted to meet Bo Schembechler and was really sad when he died, because it meant that I lost my chance.

16) I like to have an occasional cigar and I usually smoke one to celebrate a significant event in my life, like when I graduated from Bible college, had kids, etc.

17) I used to smoke cigarettes a lot when I was a teenager, which was dumb, and never had my ID checked until the day I turned 18.

18) I am a social networking addict.

19) I am a social butterfly and love being in large crowds of people.

20) I married my wife when she was a teenager and I want to be a youth pastor. Is that weird?

21) My wife and I have known each other pretty much our whole lives and I think that is very cool.

22) There are very few people that I can not get along with.

23) When I have a friendship end it takes me a really long time to get over it.

24) I rarely give up on people and I always believe that things can get better for them.

25) One of the most treasured things that have been said to me were: 1) that I am loyal & 2) that I was there.

I am a follower of Jesus, a husband to Kim, father to Hannah & Caleb, and the connections pastor at The River Church. The thoughts expressed here are my own and not The River Church's.

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