Kerry and I have had the families that were directly impacted by 9/11 in our thoughts and our prayers over the past several days. Each year that passes I am continually reminded of all the brave men and women who have given up comfort and stability to keep our country […]
Whenever someone asks me what my plans are for the near future I immediately tense up and get defensive. I thought that by the time I was a year out of college I would have my entire life figured out and a twenty year plan mapped out. Like a lot […]
I often get asked the question, “How do you prepare for your sermons each weekend?” Some people think that I walk up on stage and the Holy Spirit just instantly gives me words of wisdom. As much as I sometimes wish this was the case, the reality is that it […]
Our oldest son, Ryan, is celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife, Sarah. Sarah and Ryan. Megan, Kerry, Sarah, Ryan, Chris, Josh, and Steven. The Chapel at Woodlands Church. Sarah and her dad, Ken, at the alter with Kerry and Ryan. First dance as Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Shook. […]
Our second oldest son, Josh just graduated college from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. We can’t believe it has been just 4 short years since he graduated from high school! We are so proud of him and can’t wait to see what God is going to do through him!
Ryan with his father, Kerry and brother, Josh, circa 2008. //Guest post by Kerry and Chris’ oldest son, Ryan Shook: When it comes to personal relationships I’ve never been a great communicator. I can make excuses, roll my eyes, change the subject, and argue with the best of them. But […]