Meet and listen to my new friend, Adam Jones of North Carolina, Bosnia and Philly
January 31, 2008
- Listen to Adam's sermon from last Sunday at Chichester United Wesleyan Church in Aston, Pa.
- Read Adam's blog, "Ironies and Musing from, a white, middle-class, twenty something
I met Adam Jones, 27, in the same way that a lot of fathers do who have twenty-something daughters.
After hearing "super-pumpkin" talk about him and why he was in the first spot on her list as a "guy-of-interest", we got a chance to meet him. When I shook his hand for the first time, my dad instincts immediately reached back into my memories of the film "Meet The Parents."
Knowing that this guy could have some serious long range possibilities with favorite daughter, I instinctively kicked his tires. I tried to be nice about it. But, having been trained as a professional question-asker from one of the world's great universities, I started my "who, what, when, where, how, why and so-what."
I really wanted to find out what made this guy tick. My daughter was relaxed and my son laughed and my wife smiled during our visit in Washington, D.C.
And, here's what I learned:
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