Growing Your Faith

Have you ever wished that you had more faith in God or that you doubted Him less?  It dawned on me that praying for faith isn’t the first step.   That would be like hoping for […]

Spiritual Weeds

One of the chores I did as a child was pull weeds.  It made me whine.  There’s just something about it that’s, well, a chore!  Maybe it’s the stooping over till your back hurts or […]


Recently my husband and I watched the movie Rocky Balboa, which is the sixth in the Rocky series and my personal favorite.  There is a scene when Rocky gives his son the “life speech” which […]

A Few Good Questions…

Questions for the Soul… I read a book years ago about keeping my own “spiritual fires” lit as a leader.  I was thinking back on that the other day…nurturing the soul. So…what does that mean?  […]

The End of a Decade

It’s the end of a decade, hard to believe, and so much has happened for us Turrigiano’s these last 10 years. Here are a few things; * We welcomed our 3rd son Jacob into the […]

Will You Engage?

Everyone has things they’re passionate about but have you ever wondered why God made us that way? It may partly be to give us work and recreation related purposes. But I think it’s also to engage us […]

Tips for Memorizing Scripture

One of the best ways to grow spiritually is to memorize Scripture.  The Lord encouraged His people in Deuteronomy 11:18-20, Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on […]

Saying Yes Involves a Big No

The weekend of August 22-23, Pastor Brian started a new series on leadership. If you missed that weekend service for some reason, I want to encourage you to either get the CD or listen online […]

How I Wait

How does one “wait on the Lord”?   Isaiah 40:31 says that, those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not […]