Ways to Make a Difference

Almost everyone I know wants to make a difference … in their own lives, in the lives of those around them and beyond. But how?  How can we make a difference when we are overwhelmed […]

God Always Keeps His Promises

A broken promise can be devastating.  Someone promised to be faithful to you – but they aren’t.  Someone promises to pay you back – but they don’t. Someone promised to stop a sinful habit – […]

Create Some Christmas Traditions

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! My house is decorated with Christmas favorites, the lights are twinkling and presents are appearing under the tree. My day at work is interrupted by thoughts of […]

Minimizing the Damage of Little Decisions

After reading Thora’s post on Monday, I was challenged to consider all the little decisions I make throughout the day.  I make decisions about what I’m going to do, how I’ll spend my money, what […]

Recipes for a Busy Month

This month, many of us find ourselves with too much to do, and too little time.  When my schedule gets packed, one thing that adds peace to my day is knowing dinner is already planned […]

Until the Whistle Blows!

My oldest son Josh played offensive line on his football team when he was younger.  Solid and strong, Josh’s job on the line was to hold the defensive line back long enough for the quarterback […]

Childhood Dreams vs. Reality

Take a step back in time and consider the dreams you had as a child.  Most children can quickly tell you what they want to be when they grow up.  Are those dreams simply childhood […]

Your Name on God’s Hands

See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands …  Isaiah 49:16 (NIV) As a sign of her undying love and faithfulness, a certain celebrity permanently tattooed the name of her beloved on […]

The Truth We Know

After listening to Gary Kinnaman’s message this past weekend (which I loved), I started thinking about the “B” in his ABC example.  I’m not sure if the sermon will be available on the VCNP website.  […]

With great joy I announce …

Hi friends, When something exciting in your life happens, don’t you want to share it with someone?  I do!     So it is with great joy that I announce the publication of my latest book,  […]