I am seriously afraid of heights.
More specifically I am afraid of falling.
I am ultra competitive when it comes to sports.
So I usually don't step up and try unless I know I am going to win.
So enough with the confessions ...
Back when I lived in Jefferson City, Missouri the YMCA right next to the church I served as Associate Pastor built an indoor rock climbing wall. We took our youth one night as part of a lock-in.
I figured I would try it out to show good leadership and "take one for the team", showing my "bravery" by climbing the shortest wall possible, in the quickest amount of time,
without crying in front of my youth.
After my first climb I was hooked.
I loved the adreniline of climbing, of facing my fear head on.
After having our first child, Eva, Dan and I stopped indoor rock climbing until ...
Last month when I was in St. Louis on vacation, Dan and I took our kids indoor rock climbing for the very first …