Category Archives: This Week In Paradise (pastors family blog)

“The Little Condo on the Prairie” (August 5, 2014)

What’s it like to live in a pastor’s family? You don’t have to guess — just read it here in “The Little Condo.” No names have been changed … 🙂 DRIVERS ED It’s hard when you are riding along in … Continue reading

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The Little Condo on the Prairie (7-15-14)

I can’t share every conversation our family has, but when I can, it goes on “The Little Condo”… 🙂 A few stories from the past few weeks: A MOTHER’S PRIDE I called my mom in Tulsa on Mothers Day and … Continue reading

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The Little Condo on the Prairie (4-28-14)

I’ve been busy preaching every Sunday and leading Bible Study on Wednesday nights — basically working a full-time schedule — for which I am very grateful! But one “side effect” is that I have not kept up my “Little Condo” … Continue reading

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The Little Condo (2-04-14)

If you were a fly on the wall of the “Little Condo”, you would have heard some of the following quips and shenanigans around here the past couple of weeks: MESSY READER? Cheryl, reading Danny Akin’s theology for the Academy … Continue reading

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Christmas in Carolina

Since two of our children are married with families, attending Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, and one has a baby and the other is expecting, we needed to take a trip east if we were going to … Continue reading

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A Post From Christmas Past

Since we are involved with family worship and other activities today — as I hope you are — I thought I would share some highlights from LAST year’s Christmas which I never published: At one point during the week, the … Continue reading

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“The Little Condo On The Prairie” (12-17-13)

“It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas” at the “Little Condo”: A NEW CHRISTMAS SONG? Michael was very interested in Pastor Ronnie Rogers’ message on the Magi from the Christmas sermon at Trinity, Norman, last Sunday — especially that … Continue reading

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“The Little Condo on the Prairie” (11-26-13)

The holidays are upon us, and so Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping — and of course football! — are the focus of “The Little Condo” this week. Cheryl & I began our Christmas shopping one day last week, and we made a … Continue reading

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“The Little Condo on the Prairie” (11-19-13)

FFB WOES Monday night, Cheryl and our daughter-in-law Ashley were virtually tied in their fantasy football matchup for the week, and each had a couple of players left in the game that evening. But Cheryl’s hopes vanished when her quarterback, … Continue reading

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“The Little Condo on the Prairie” (11-05-13)

CHECK THAT: We were watching football Saturday and I went to the kitchen to get some of our favorite chili that Cheryl had made with the Rabideaux’s deer sausage that Jacki Hunter had graciously brought us from Louisiana. We had … Continue reading

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