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2 BIG Changes!

Hi everyone! 
I hope you've been enjoying the great (and the rough) weather spring has brought!

I'm gonna be a Mustang! Or... a Pony..?

If you didn't catch my last blog post, I accepted a position to stay with FOCUS as a full-time campus minister for the next 4 years! I'll be transitioning to Southern Methodist University which will be a BIG change, coming from UT Dallas! UTD FOCUS has 15 ministers and around 200 students, while SMU will have 3 ministers and roughly 40 students. It will be a challenge to adapt to but I'm honestly really excited for it!

Also is SMU the Mustangs or the Ponies? Google says yes. I may never figure that one out.

And in other news...

I'm getting married!

For those who haven't met her, this is Erin! We met in FOCUS as students at UT Arlington and I've had the pleasure of dating her for the last year and a half. She's insanely generous, kind, and empathetic. I constantly see or hear about her showing Jesus to her roommates, her coworkers, and her church. I'm so excited to spend our lives together!

Pizza Theology
You may remember hearing about "Pizza Theology" from last semester! We just put on another one last weekend and it went great! Two of our ministers, Garrett and Sarah, offered a deep-dive into how God sees our bodies and how we ought to see our bodies. In short, we named it "God and the Bod." (lol)

This was a particularly special event for me because I got to (1) see my old friends from UTA, (2) introduce UTD students to students/ministers I know from other colleges, and (3) spend time starting to form friendships with the SMU students I'll get to see next year!

Thank you to Care Church for hosting us! What a sweet friend and resource we've gotten to have with the leadership there.

Thank you as always for your support! I'm so grateful that I get to do this for work and I'm so excited for the next 4 years with FOCUS (and with Erin!).

Your brother,


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