November 26, 2007
Several weeks ago Southern California was all over the national news as wildfires swept through the area, driven by the relentless Santa Ana winds. More than 1,000,000 people were forced to evacuate and thousands of buildings and homes were damaged or destroyed. One TMC employee lost his home and everything in it. Here’s something he […]
November 19, 2007
Tonight I stood as an adopted child of God holding my own adopted twenty-three-month-old East African son in a country where we couldn’t have sat together fifty years ago surrounded by white middle-class Baptists singing an old Christian hymn written by a former slave trader who had repented of enslaving my son’s ancestors. Amazing grace, indeed.
November 16, 2007
At 11:36 A.M. Pacific Standard Time on Friday, November 16 at the Children’s Court in Monterrey Park, California, Judge John L. Henning declared that Judah David Mukisa Gundersen is the legal son of David and Cynthia Gundersen, with all the rights and privileges of a natural born child, including inheritance. We swore under oath that we […]
November 12, 2007
The past several weeks have been quite full, which is an echo of the past few months. I asked Cindi if she thought it was worth the time to give a personal update since I wasn’t planning on writing on a particular topic. She said it was, so here I am. On Friday I finished a […]