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It’s been a fall full of change for the Godzwas. You can read all about it in our latest newsletter.  Check out the e-version by clicking on the image in this post.  Happy reading and Happy Thanksgiving!

Guest Post: Spring Break Redefined

This is a post from my brother’s blog,  He’s also our host missionary for the spring break missions trip I’m leading that leaves in just a few hours.  Thanks for praying for our team.  It’s going to be a great week! Spring Break is a well known concept here on the Yucatán Peninsula. Many … Continue reading

Thank God…seriously.

I know, I know, it seems so cliché to thank God on Thanksgiving, but as I was thinking through the year on my run this morning, I couldn’t help myself.  These last 11 months have been amazing.  Here are a just few reasons why: God’s faithfulness to our family.  Last year at this time we … Continue reading

Fall Newsletter

Hungry for news from the Godzwas?  Check out our latest newsletter right here.  Just click the picture to view it in all of it’s .pdf glory.

Happy Ash Wednesday?

I overheard a conversation outside my office yesterday.  A student asked the question, “Would I wish someone a Happy Lent?”  That got my mind going.  We wish happiness often: happy birthdays, happy New Years, happy Presidents Day, even happy Monday.  Not a big deal really–just a way to wish someone well or give you something … Continue reading

Building a Culture of Discipleship

I presented this for the Potomac District Assemblies of God ministers @ District Council this week.  Due to the nature of the content I thought it would be good to provide an opportunity to give it a second hearing.  You can read the entire content below.  Be sure to leave a comment–I’d love to get … Continue reading

A must-listen…

So I’m out on my regular mid-morning run listening to one of my favorite podcast, This American Life. This episode was called “Bait and Switch.”  I laughed at the story of the hotel room service that disguised itself as a pizza chain, I became concerned about police tactics that caught 2 do-gooders, but the third … Continue reading


I pass a lot of signs when I run through the neigborhood.  I’ve been listening to podcasts on my new phone (which also has a great camera) so I thought I’d snap a few pictures of a few of them. Notice the use of the quotation marks in the first sign.  I’m not sure what … Continue reading

Witness to history

The forecasters all said there would be millions who would want to be there. Living in Washington, DC for the past 10 years and being on the Mall for the last 2 inaugurations, I thought they were exaggerating. Now that the day is here, I think they might have been underestimating. The distance from the … Continue reading