There is nothing like the sound of bells at Christmas time! It was such a joy for several of us to participate in the IBLP handbell choir again this year. A heartfelt thank you to Esther for the many hours she put into organizing, scheduling, and coordinating everything to be prepared for playing at the […]
Archive | 2014
A New Design for the New Year!
Welcome to the new design of the staddonfamily.com website! Technology has changed a lot since our first post back in August of 2006 so it’s about time we freshened things up a bit. We still have a few bugs to smooth out, but Sauntina will be working hard to find and fix them: The really cool thing about our new […]
Inspiration on the Ivories Piano Duet
Merry Christmas! Here is a gift for you to enjoy and share with your friends and family as you celebrate Christ’s birth! Piano duet arranged and performed by Robert Staddon and Clayton Reedstrom. Recorded in 2009. For more Inspiration on the Ivories, visit our web store!
Adventures of a Landscape Photographer
Ever wondered how landscape photographers find those “wow” shots? Want an insiders look behind the scenes at how beautiful pictures are created? In the weeks before Christmas, I’ve been taking the time to write up the stories behind the pictures I chose for the 2015 Lenspiration Calendar. So far, I’ve written about the stories from […]
Merry Christmas???—I’m dying!
Believe it or not, I’m finding there is a pretty simple way to guarantee yourself a very merry Christmas this year. It just requires a lot of give and take … Give expectations to God. Don’t give up on your current plans and hopes, give them to God so that He is free to do […]
Gifts to Give!
With all the things that go on in the wonderful whirlwind weeks before Christmas, we hope it might make your gift giving easier by recommending some good things we have come across!—affordable things that support noble causes with a variety that can spark the joy and appreciation of anyone you still have on your list. […]
Thanks to a Veteran
Between Veterans’ Day and Thanksgiving Day, in the midst of political change, climate change (weather change), and yes even the time change, here is a tribute to a veteran with unchanging character. First of all, we appreciate his natural awareness of others and their needs We appreciate his steadiness as a patriarch. We have benefited […]
This time at Nationals has been, for each Bible Bee contestant and their families, not only a grand finish line in the competition that has taken place for young people all across the country but a starting line for a new approach to life, putting God’s kingdom and righteousness not last but first in daily […]
Teaching Photography in Kansas
I just got back from a photography excursion to Topeka, Kansas! I’ve always loved to travel, and it’s neat to see the Lord opening doors to teach photography in many places across the country. The Lindsay family very graciously made it possible for a CAPTURE Kansas workshop to take place last week near the home, […]
Bible Bee Nationals Have Begun!
Join in for the Semi Finals on Friday and the Finals on Saturday via live webcast. From wherever we may be, this is one event that is an honor to pray for, enjoy and tell others about.