January - We attend a God-glorifying wedding at Indiana Wesleyan University and have a Chinese mini-reunion.
February - We decide to purchase a brick ranch house in Evansville and like it for numerous reasons.
March - I visit Las Vegas with my dad and brother and watch the Kobalt 400, consume fantastic food, and have crucial conversations. Megan and I provide a little glimpse at FSBC about what the Father has done and is doing in the Middle Kingdom.
April - I attend the Gospel Coalition conference in Indianapolis and hear the gospel of grace proclaimed by men who have taught me much over the years.
May - We now have a high schooler, middle schooler, and kindergarten student in the Wickersham household. How did this happen?
June - My dad treats us to a two-night stay at the Peabody Memphis: Bass Pro Shops, BBQ, Graceland, Shelby Farms, and more!
July - We go to the Ark Encounter and hang out with friends we did life with in China. A few days later, we visit family in Richmond, Indiana and make a presentation at their church. Soon after that, we visit St. Louis and enjoy time at the zoo, Science Center, and World Chess Hall of Fame.
August - We host a Chinese college student for three weeks and are invited by our friends to speak about adoption at a church in Johnson City, Tennessee.
September - I become the Cullen Campus principal at Evansville Christian School - so thankful to have a great job in a great community.
October - It's the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Soli Deo Gloria.
November - We part ways with the Wickmobile, and I spend some time in Bloomington, Indiana on an ACSI accreditation visit. I also enjoyed catching up with an old buddy from Avon.
December - We celebrate Christmas with our families in Avon and Frankfort, Indiana and spend time with other family members at various times during the month. God is good.