Monday, November 17, 2008

There's no retreat in this staff....


I love these people. Every year in the Fall our student ministry discipleship staff head down to Encinitas for a weekend for some good new-fashioned staff training and staff bonding. This year was phenomenal. I felt there was such a unity amongst the staff and a good time had by all. We sang, ate, learned from God's word, and stayed up way too late playing mafia.

My partner in crime Ken Flower and I had the privilege of talking with our staff about discipleship and meaningful relationship and I am very much looking forward to continuing this year in ministry alongside these brothers and sisters at my church!

I didn't get to take many photos due to the overload of awesomeness I was experiencing, but I did have the opportunity to roll down with a few of the guys to document their early morning surf sesh (I had to head back up and finish preparing to lead a discussion).



I love how these guys always pray before embarking out on a session.







Oh, and here's James and Molly.

UPDATE: Family Sessions!
If you are interested in having me take your family photos for general Christmas card awesomeness this year, let me know! I still have a few spots available to get your photos before Christmas!

Tags: Corona Family Christmas Portrait, San Clemente Family Christmas Portrait, Lifestyle Portrait, Aliso Viejo Family Christmas Portrait, Irvine Family Christmas Portrait, Mission Viejo Family Christmas Portrait, Newport Beach Family Christmas Portait, Fullerton Family Christmas Portrait, Yorba Linda Family Christmas Portrait.


madburns said...

i cant tell you how much i enjoyed the staff pic and the entire post. great... great pictures. super cool people.

I will tell you this.. if i could pick a group of people to point my kids to Jesus.... that's the group!

curlyrunner said...

i love how Beth, has this stone cold look going on - and the baby in her arms. and i think i see maddie doing "Blue Steel" down there.

ben blakey said...

Best face in the group pic...James Dieckmeyer...hands down.

kristin said...

Hey... Jonathan looked at these was like " I know that guy". James is it? He used to work at Ganahl lumber too!

P.S. I want Christmas family pictures SO bad. We have never had those done of us before.