Man, I am so psyched about this season of football. Baseball's a nice sport to fall back on, but given the choice of catching a football or baseball game, football wins every time. At this moment, I'm drafting my team for my CBS Sportsline fantasy football league (St. Louis Rams Fans). Last year I did both a college and pro league in Sportsline; I completely tanked out in pro, but I won my league championship in college. So I'm ready to go for this season. I'm debating whether to also do Yahoo's Pick-ems game, but haven't decided on that yet. I plan on doing the college fantasy football on Sportsline also soon. Ah, what a great time of year this is!
I know it's been a couple weeks since I've blogged on here, so here's an update. The missions trip was AWESOME! We first drove all night & morning Saturday to Denver, Colorado and spent a couple days there at a church that we support (Metro Baptist in Aurora, CO). Our missions group did most of the Sunday evening service, singing specials; my pastor gave the sermon as well. Then we drove all night & part of the morning to Montana where the week would be spent (Pryor, Montana on the Crow Indian Reservation). We basically worked for the missionaries, with the guys remodeling the house that the missionaries are going to be inhabiting in the future. The girls did kitchen duty and various other chores. During the week (Tuesday-Thursday, at least) our missions group and the church held a VBS for the local Indian kids. There were over 100 different kids that showed up that week, and 9 total got saved (PRAISE THE LORD!). Of those 9, I was able to personally lead 3 boys to the Lord; something I've never done before, and it was VERY exciting. So we accomplished the main goal of our whole trip, which was to see other people come to know Christ as Savior.
During the week we stayed at a hotel in Billings, which was about 30-45 minutes away from the church where the missionaries were. On Thursday night we said our goodbyes to the missionaries for the last time, and Friday morning we left Montana for home. On the way we stopped at Mount Rushmore, which was really cool; I got lots of pics and some souveniers. Then we continued home and arrived back in Columbia, Missouri around 2:30 Saturday afternoon.
Overall, it was a truly awesome time. I learned alot spiritually through all the sermons and devotionals, plus getting to show those 3 boys how they could accept Jesus. And it was also a lot of fun being able to help out and do the different activities.
Yes indeed, this was and is going to be a very busy week. Last week I wasn't online b/c I was at a Baptist camp in Kansas. That was an awesome time; we had lots of fun games, good food, and I had a sweet counselor. I had a GREAT time. And not only did I have a great time, but I learned alot through the Bible messages by Evangelist Bryan Samms. The Lord spoke to my heart on a couple areas and I will now seek to live those out in my life. So that was last week (June 25th-30th).
Now, on this Friday, I'm leaving on a church missions trip. We'll be leaving between 10 & 11 PM and will get back sometime next Saturday (the 14th). We'll be travelling all night to Aurora, Colorado, stay there and help out with a church that we support, leave Sunday night, and travel to a Crow Indian Reservation in Montana to help with a missionary family. It's going to be a great time, one of great servitude and work. Plus a little fun mixed in ;) I'm REALLY looking forward to the trip and how I will grow in the Lord through this whole experience.
Yep, I went to see Spiderman 3 in theaters on Saturday (6/9) with my mom. Man, what an awesome movie! I say it's better than the other two, and definitely better than Spiderman 2 was. I absolutely loved every minute of it!!! You can read my Yahoo review of it here.
What do you guys think of my new profile theme? Dcgames did all the artwork for me, and it looks fabulous! I love Spiderman, so this fits me perfectly. I've tried doing some banners and stuff myself, but definitely nothing like this.
I've created a couple sports themes that I think I'll try sometime. I'm a big St. Louis Rams & Cardinals fan, so I made a Rams theme and will make a Cardinals theme as well.
Today I finished the rest of my schoolwork for the year. I passed all my tests, so now I'm free from school for 1 1/2 to 2 months (usually go back late July/early August). I just finished 11th grade.
It'll be a busy summer, including going to a Baptist camp in Kansas and a church missions trip to Montana at the beginning of July.