Our growing and going family…

In about one month we’ll have a new little daughter, Elena Sofia Mielonen is due on November 1st!  We’re excited to explore a new personality to enjoy and love on. Emma is becoming more and more excited and we’re enjoying all of her thoughts on how she’ll “help” her sister. As God has worked in[…]

Starbucks and Church

I’m sitting in a Starbucks here in Gresham, had devotion time with Marcus.  In the few hours I’ve been here I’ve overheard at least four different conversations around me… all people discussing ministry, mostly people in worship/music ministry.  So I began thinking, wow, here I am in one of the most “unchurched” states in the[…]