When there is no more room in your closet to hang your clothes, it only means one thing – the clothes need to go!  Valerie and I took the time last weekend to get rid of old clothes that we no longer use. We realized (especially Valerie, who has farContinue Reading

Napoleon Bonaparte – feared military commander and Emperor of the French, knew battle strategy better than anyone in the early 1800s. In fact, he is considered one of the greatest military leaders of all time; his campaigns and the wars he fought are studied in military schools worldwide. What fearContinue Reading

Part 3 of 3| Through the Valley Series Chances are, you are quite familiar with a passage, in the Bible, that mentions a valley. Or, you may be scratching your head right now trying to think of the verse… or any verse! If that’s the case, let me help youContinue Reading

Fruit of the Spirit Series It can be difficult to appreciate nuances of difference when it comes to the little things that rub against us in everyday life; especially in light of those seemingly small details of how you might normally do something and that person next to you doesContinue Reading

For over the last year, we’ve had a pastoral prayer meeting at our house on the 1st Thursday evening of the month (you are invited if you’re in the area since it is tomorrow!) We prepare by praying for the Spirit of God to dwell in this place and forContinue Reading

I am one of the millions of individuals who do not have 20/20 vision. From wearing glasses in elementary school to currently wearing contacts, I’ve needed corrective vision most of my life.  I cannot see well without my contacts – small details are non-existent and people’s faces are blurry.  Therefore,Continue Reading

Fruit of the Spirit Series When most people think of joy, they might think of jolly St. Nick belly laughing with all his might as he exclaims, ‘Ho, Ho, Ho!’ While this image may even bring you a sense of joy reflecting on your childhood, there’s more to this 3-letter wordContinue Reading

God wants you to make a difference in this world! Many times, it is through the small, everyday interactions we have with people as we go about our usual business. Here’s an example that happened to me a couple of days ago: I was at Target shopping for a fewContinue Reading

Imagine yourself stranded in the middle of the Arabian Desert. As far as your eyes can see, there are heaps of sand in every direction. The hot air stings your face as you try to stay covered from the intense heat. You are not sure where to go and, evenContinue Reading