She was 22, and I was 26. We were both clueless but
head-over-heels in love. We got married on June 27, 1981!
Patti and I celebrated our 38th anniversary this
year over a quiet and simple dinner together in Atlanta. Two years ago we
celebrated big with a dream trip of a lifetime to Italy.
comes to your marriage, it doesn’t matter if you celebrate big or small, it’s
all about the experiences and memories you create together.
We’ve been in full-time ministry our entire marriage which
Two kids, one Son-In-Law, three dogs, three states, three
churches, four mortgages, and several sets of braces later, we are still in
love. Candidly, it’s not always easy. But the joys and blessings are so worth
it. Oh, did I mention, our first grandchild is on the way?!
What a great adventure it has been, and with much more to go!
No marriage is easy, but ministry brings with it a set of unique pressures that if not navigated well, you can lose your way.