Janice’s parents were visiting last weekend and bought us a hummingbird feeder. Now we have several hummingbirds flying around our back porch, fighting over the sugar water supply like a … Continue Reading Fence Jumper
Where to start? We’ve been busy. The day before we moved to Ohio, some “friends” brought over a present for Adi – a brand new baby kitten! I’d rather that … Continue Reading A Toddler Can Melt Your Heart Faster Than A Flamethrower
Last weekend we traveled to Pennsylvania to visit one of my good friends named Nathaniel (You may remember Nathaniel as the guy who jumps out of windows to avoid changing … Continue Reading Thank God for FlapJack McStevens
I’ve been meaning to write a witty blog post for some time now but whenever a free moment arises I either find a newborn baby in my arms or my … Continue Reading Wrapping Up Step 1 and Getting Ready for Step 2
We’re really excited to finally be able to meet the little bun in the oven that Janice has been working on for the last nine months! Just like an actual … Continue Reading Introducing Elliot Adrian Snader
When God calls you to do something, He generally doesn’t descend in a cloud of smoke and fire and hand you a map etched in stone. Sometimes it would be … Continue Reading Fumbling Footsteps of Faith; The Story of our Calling
It’s been a tough week. Don’t get me wrong, in the realm of history, it has been a cinch. My family hasn’t been kidnapped in the middle of the night … Continue Reading Trials & Entitled Weenies
Snader men have a long history of doing things backwards. My brother Matt would be a good example. He writes books about his family’s adventures while living in Alaska (see … Continue Reading Upside Down Babies, Midwifery, & Hocus Pocus Practitioners
Here’s the Video Version Here’s the Written Version The Big Idea Let’s reach the isolated and unreached with the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. Janice and I both have … Continue Reading We’re Delivering Jesus to the Isolated & Unreached – Join Us!
My boss found a truck he had wanted in Florida and so he sent us down to get it. My boss is Amish and so he’s not allowed to fly, … Continue Reading Palm Trees & Plagues
I’m going to be honest. Raising support is tough and I’m not enjoying it much. Now don’t get me wrong, there have been moments where God has shone through the … Continue Reading Here, There, & Everywhere
I should learn to try new and strange things. Rubbing my teeth with charcoal met both criteria. On Wednesday next week the high will be -9 degrees. That’s cold! I’m … Continue Reading Duluth Underwear and Charcoal Toothpaste (And Other Serious Things)
The other day I was walking past the oven. Janice had something sizzling on the stove top. Suddenly a loud bang echoed through the house which caused Janice to scream. I calmly jumped four feet in the air and assumed a defensive karate position.
Janice does hate raccoons. In fact, her hatred for raccoons is what got us in a relationship in the first place.
Home Again “I think I’m ready for spring now,” Janice said this morning, “I’m tired of this winter stuff.” Of course, she complains if it’s cooler than 75 degrees, but … Continue Reading Mr. and Mrs. Hippenhammer
I still had one problem, though. I don’t know karate well enough to split trees with my hands so I needed a chainsaw. I assumed I could find a cheap pile of smoking mechanical rubble, nurse it back to health, and only be set back a couple of bucks. I was shocked to see how expensive a good chainsaw is!