Our Wonderful Life

2016 Got Started With A Bang And Lots of Great Coffee

With Alabama playing in the College Football Playoff on New Years Eve. 2016 rolled in with my Tide going to have a chance to play for another National Championship. Not only did we kick off the New Year with high hopes for Bama but all of us here in Widemanville were overjoyed having just found…
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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Ask anyone in Widemanville what our favorite time of the year is and they'll tell you it's Christmas time. We're all suckers for listening to Christmas music, just sitting around looking at the tree and all the decorations. Julie makes sure that when December first rolls around the Wideman house looks like a winter wonderland.…
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The Year Of The Yeard

The story of this November started last November. I grew out my beard for no shave November and during the month it was suggested to me to grow a yeard. I had to look it up and found out it was a beard for a year. One article I read called it "A manly right…
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October Was The Busiest Month Of 2015

October started out with not one event but  two, the official release of my new book Tweetable Leadership and another Infuse Retreat this time for a new Alumni Group I call Infuse Plus. As soon as the retreat was over I flew to Dallas to join the Northstar Staff at the Gateway Church Conference. From Dallas…
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A September To Remember

September began with Julie and I going on a different kind of vacation. It was a bucket list vacation. Julie has never gotten to see the Grand Canyon. She's flown over it, and been near it doing concerts with Yancy but never got to see it. I told her it was just a big hole…
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Summer Time, Summer Time, Sum-Sum-Summer Time

Summer Time is crazy here in Widemanville. This by far is Yancy's busiest time. Camps, VBS openings and closings, Family Concerts and Festivals which means it's Julie's busiest time too. For me it really isn't that crazy since there are no summer time conferences. I found myself either at home in Tennessee or at my…
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May was just plain wonderful

Not only did a new Avengers Movie come out May 1st but I had to drive home from the Orange Conference so I could leave again. The first week of May was a blur with trips to Austin to consult, Birmingham to celebrate Mom, and a Kings & Princesses Father/Daughter event in Huntsville with Yancy.…
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April showers bring more than May flowers

That's right they also bring conferences. For most of my ministry April has been conference month. It still is, after the egg hunts and extra services of Easter our family got to take part in two wonderful conferences. The whole gang traveled up to Louisville, KY to help our friend Michael Chandley put on the…
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Spring is here

March is another special month here in Widemanville, it's Julie's birthday month. This was a big one. Yancy and Sparrow showed up with giant 60 balloons which could only mean one thing sixty has never looked this good. We all got to celebrate Julie and be together which is amazing for folks who travel so…
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F is for Family and February

January ended on a very high note as Yancy & I got to tour the Cash Cabin Studio. This was a huge highlight for us. Johnny had built this cabin as a get-away for his family. It was a day I'll always cherish. It was more airports for all of us, my February included trips…
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