Thursday, March 02, 2006

I'm Goin' Back to Houston, Houston, Houston

Well, it is official now. My son, Josh and his wife, Kayci will be moving to Houston to work with the Southwest Central Church of Christ soon after he graduates in May with his Masters of Divinity Degree. He will be their pulpit minister. I think it is a work that will suit him well, as they are heavily involved in reaching out to their area of Houston, and Josh has a passion for working with the poor and disenfranchised. The church is not far from the Astrodome and the MD Anderson Medical complex. So, they will be in south Houston.

Jonathan (my youngest son) and Jennifer (his 6-months pregnant wife), on the other hand, will be in north Houston. Jonathan began work with the Bammal Road Church of Christ on March 1 as their worship minister.

David (my son-in-law) is from Spring, which is just north of Houston. He and my daughter, Jenny and granddaughter, Malaya, currently live in Keller. We are so blessed to have them close! But who knows what the future holds for them?

So, it's interesting the way the Lord humbles us. Houston is one of my least favorite cities I have ever been to. Beverly and I lived south of Houston for 8 years. We began raising our kids there. Jonathan was born in Texas City. And now, Houston is where I will be spending a lot of my vacation and long weekend time. But I bet I will like it better now -- because of the special people who are there.

So, my advice is: Invest in Southwest Airlines' stock. I have a feeling it will be going up due to increased revenues from Beverly and me.


JRoss said...

That's wonderful news! I know how proud you and Bev are to have successfully raised 3 strong Christian children. Keep the rest of us in your prayers because Satan's ugly mug keeps showing up.

By the way, we are in agreement about Houston.

Beverly Ross said...

I am so excited for our boys and their precious wives! I love Houston and can't wait to visit our precious family there! I am encouraging the Southwest stock-buying! Profit should go up for them soon! (or maybe American Eagle!)

gofish said...

I'm with you on Houston. Yuck. That said, I know you are proud that you and Beverly have raised your children in such a way that their desire is to serve God. What a testimony they give.