Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

Our love, in the language of The Church, is a Reformation kind of love. By that I mean that falling in love not only challenged and changed us, but it continues to challenge us and change us.

Here’s a simple question: How do you throw a successful dinner party? Well, the answer is fairly straightforward: Have amazing friends. After that, the rest is easy. Good food helps, of course. Great food is even better. The key ingredient, however, is people, and around here we have the absolute best. The logistics of how Koinonia …

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Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice!     Let the sea and everything in it shout his praise!  Let the fields and their crops burst out with joy!     Let the trees of the forest sing for joy – Psalm 96 Where to begin? It turns out I had a lot more than a few …

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“And it was so. God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.” – Genesis 1:31 I’m not sure that wedding anniversaries can find a better venue than a beach house on the Emerald Isle. Add to that dinner at a …

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  Friday evening Rebekah and I had tickets for the “Celtic Tenors” concert over at the Louisburg College Performing Arts Center. So we decided to make a “date night” of it, stopping for dinner at a Louisburg eatery on our way in. We may be married people but we haven’t forgotten how to date. There are …

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