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Favorite Emails and Texts About the Baby

So when I sent out the announcement about the baby arriving, I got a myriad of responses via voice mail (6), email (52) and text (14). Here’s my favorites from the bunch – uncredited – since this is totally without their permission.

  • Nicely done. Now it’s time to visit Dr. Snippy!
  • The Force already let me know.
  • Yeaaaassass!
  • I’d say you have the dominant genes!
  • Yeah, PTL
  • Nice! When can we expect #5?
  • Must be somethin’ in the water over there
  • You’re going to have to buy a bigger house! Congratulations!
  • Save the skin from the circumcision!
  • I’m surprised you haven’t blogged about it yet.
  • Another Jedi Knight enters the world!
  • Smoke a cigar for me…
  • I must bring blessings from World of Warcraft to this child!
  • Congratulations Josh!!! Did you really send this email out less than an hour after your wife delivered? When we had our kids, I think I was still sucking on ice chips and hee-breathing for a couple of hours after delivery. You were made for this, I guess!
  • I just prayed for you and your family. Jadin’s salvation, friends, and future wife. Your parenting wisdom. Your wife’s recovery and strength over the next few months (years).
  • How many more to go?
  • Griffin, party of six.
  • Awesome… Congrats… What a blessing… I hope the little one looks like mom.
  • Ah Sick – how many is that for you now – 40?
  • Is Jadin a girl or a boy? Caleb indicates boy, but I am not sure…help me out here.
  • I’m disappointed that you had 3 boys and didn’t name any Luke, Han, or Chewie!
  • He looks just like me! I mean, his daddy, I mean… crap… nevermind…

JG

By | 2016-10-13T13:57:33+00:00 September 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Josh Griffin is one of the leading voices in youth ministry with over 20 years experience in the trenches, most recently as the High School Pastor at Saddleback Church. He's the co-founder of DownloadYouthMinistry.com and been in 300+ episodes of the DYM Podcast with Doug Fields. He's created more than 50 youth ministry resources and authored several books including 99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders. Josh and his wife Angela have 4 kids, which now includes 2 teenagers of their own! Contact Josh | Speaking Requests

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