Note: This series is a bit of a light-hearted departure from my usual topics.
I had the privilege of witnessing the wedding of one of my oldest and best friends, Garrett Perks, and his wife Kristina recently. As I was on my way from Florida to California for the ceremony, I took some time to recall some of what I will call “Campfire Stories with Garrett.”
What will follow over the next few days or weeks are a sampling of some of the crazy adventures we’ve shared over the past 17 years. However, it’s not the humor or the near-death experiences that have forged such a strong bond between two people who talk once every few months and see each other every couple of years. It’s our mutual relationship with, and love for, Jesus Christ and for the theology by which we know and discuss Him that was and is the foundation of our friendship. Garrett is one of the finest men I have ever known, and probably the single most influential person in my life other than my wife.