5 surprises from a 10,000-mile road trip [column]

Last summer, my wife, Becky, and I embarked on The Row House Roadshow as part of a yearlong study leave.

After 11 years of curating Row House Forum events for our beloved city of Lancaster,

I felt the need to get some inspiration.

That would come through reconnecting with many

former colleagues and friends throughout the country. And to make new ones.

I was stoked to attend conferences, read and write dispatches about the

“faces, places and amazements” we’d encounter.

All of this was intended to deepen the mission of my organization,

whose purpose is to commend the merits of Christianity to a public audience