252017Aug
Quietly Hidden

Quietly Hidden

If you had asked me if I liked being in control my response would have quickly been NO! Even my temperament says that I don’t have a desire to control myself or others. I’ve been talking with others and reading some stuff recently that God has used to open my eyes to ways I do…

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82017Aug
Parenting: Trust VS Compliance (Vlog)

Parenting: Trust VS Compliance (Vlog)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. This video is in response to a recent blog post: “Parental Regret: Seeking a Compliant Child“. We sit down with our son, Michael, and discuss how our relationship with him took a dark turn when we made it more about fear, control,…

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22017Aug
Seeing God through a Broken Website (Vlog)

Seeing God through a Broken Website (Vlog)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. Melissa and I decided to talk about my recent obsession with our hacked website. Many times, the seemingly insignificant things in life can help us see God for who He really is. If you would like, you can sign up to receive…

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92017Jul
Trusting God When We Feel Hopeless (Vlog)

Trusting God When We Feel Hopeless (Vlog)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. Today, Melissa and I discuss something we’ve been struggling with over the past week. What does it look like to trust God in the midst of difficult circumstances that often lead to feelings of hopelessness? Links to others mentioned in this video:…

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62017Jul
My Food Confession

My Food Confession

People that know me know that I have an interest in tasty and healthy real food.  I read a lot about how different foods can be used as medicine and about the different food trends of today.  I really enjoy reading about and cooking things from scratch verses buying pre-made items.  While I don’t think…

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292017Jun
What Exactly is Life Coaching…and Who is it For?

What Exactly is Life Coaching…and Who is it For?

I was introduced to coaching through a small group setting.  For several months we journeyed together and the process of self-discovery was life changing.  I identified some areas of my life that were keeping me stuck and I wasn’t sure what exactly to do with them.  After the small group coaching ended, I continued meeting…

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252017Jun
Listening (Our First Vlog Post)

Listening (Our First Vlog Post)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. Please forgive our accents. Man, we had no clue we were that country. Oh well, maybe my He-Man shirt will make up for that. We do hope our experience today is a blessing to you in some way. Links to others mentioned…

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82017Jun
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

I love The Sound of Music! It is full of beautiful songs that get stuck in my head quite often.  Just the other day I was getting dressed and “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria” suddenly came to my mind.  I kept singing it and wondering why in the world it was stuck…

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52017Jun
The S.A.F.E. Counseling and Coaching Office is Open!

The S.A.F.E. Counseling and Coaching Office is Open!

Our Office is Open! Melissa and I are happy to announce the opening of S.A.F.E. Counseling and Coaching in Dunn, NC. We are grateful to the good people at Hood Memorial Church who are providing us with a beautiful office space. Location Our office is located on the 3rd floor of Hood Memorial Christian Church…

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32017Mar
Punched in the Chest!

Punched in the Chest!

I had been a Christian for many years when I realized I didn’t really know God……. I was recently talking with some friends and was able to put words to this reality I had faced several years ago.  It felt like I had been punched really hard in the chest.  I didn’t know God for…

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