A Fellowship of Pirates started as a mens’ group that Jim Weisenburg started with two or three other guys.  We first went through The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren.  Several men have come and gone, then we added a couple more when we went through some book that most of us didn’t like.   At some we wanted to meet with our wives part of the time and over the years it has become a couples group.  Jim and Marilyn are the parents of four great kids, two grand kids and about to have two more grandchildren.  One of their sons was a casualty of war in 2004, losing his life to an IED in Iraq.  I worked with both Jim and Marilyn on youth staff at CBF and Trinity.  Jim is a straight shooter who tells it like it is and Marilyn is one of the most gracious women I have ever met.  The two of them make a great couple and are great friends.