Tomorrow, my wife Susie and I will celebrate our 23rd wedding anniversary. It’s always a day to look back on God’s goodness and blessings in our lives and look forward to the rest of our life together. With that in mind, here’s a list of 5 Politically Incorrect Reasons We’re Still Happily Married: 1. We’re […]Read more "5 Politically Incorrect Reasons We’re Still Happily Married"
In just a few short weeks, we will drop off our oldest daughter, Michaela at Liberty University to continue to pursue God’s plan for her life. For those parents with kids who will soon be college age, you owe it to yourself and your student to make LU one of the stops on your college […]Read more "Oh, Those College Days!"
Tomorrow is a HUGE day in the life of my family and for me personally as a father. My wife and I (along with other family members) will watch our oldest daughter, Michaela, walk across a stage and graduate from Lourdes High School. The last few weeks and months have been a confluence of many […]Read more "Letting Go"
A friend recently shared these simple words by Charles R. Swindoll with me and I thought they were just too good to not pass along: He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but he who walks wisely will be delivered. Proverbs 28:26 “This may shock you, but I believe the single most […]Read more "The Single Most Significant Decision"
A while ago, while attending a meeting at another church, I noticed the youth pastor there pull the hair of one of the girls in the church when she wasn’t looking. When she turned around in shock, he smiled and said, “Hi”. His juvenile antics not only made me immediately lose respect for him, but […]Read more "7 Ways to Connect With Your Teen"
What an amazing day yesterday for VALLEY Christian Church. We’re in week six of our REAL Marriage campaign and God continues to shower blessings upon our church. Not only do we continue to hear incredible stories of God healing and restoring broken marriages, but we also baptized 36 followers of Jesus Christ last night! This […]Read more "You and Your Whole Household"
This Sunday, May 20th, marks the 22nd anniversary of the day I was ordained as a pastor at VALLEY Christian Church. It also represents another milestone in my life, I’ve now been a pastor for half of my life (ordained at age 22). The journey over the years has been a growth and learning experience […]Read more "Reflections On 22 Years Of Ministry"
Yesterday, while studying, I came across this story about Coach John Wooden. Seems like it’s a perfect one to share during the week of Valentine’s Day. Coach John Wooden is the undisputed…best college basketball coach of all time…. But Coach Wooden had his eyes on something other than popular acclaim. [Once when asked about the […]Read more "Longing & Love Letters"
On this Thanksgiving morning, I am thankful for: My Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He called me to himself before my 5th birthday and has been central in my life ever since. I truly cannot imagine who I would even be today apart from His grace, love, mercy and sacrifice. My wife, Susie. My constant […]Read more "Thankful On Thankgiving"