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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302016Sep
Why Working on Our Sin is a Bad Idea

Why Working on Our Sin is a Bad Idea

Romans 7 starts out with verses (verses 1-3) that I’ve only ever been taught and at times read as rules.  They are not usually put with the verses that follow (verses 4-6) and tell the beautiful story of grace in how Christ died and left us free to marry this new life through his resurrection. We are reminded several times in the chapter that…

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162016Sep
Fellowship with God through Others

Fellowship with God through Others

I often struggle with viewing my relationship with God as completely separate from my relationships with others and something that I have to have “right” before having a true relationship with others. God has been showing me differently. One way my relationship with God is manifested is through my relationship with others. Sometimes I look…

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22016Sep
Experiencing God in Our Relationships

Experiencing God in Our Relationships

Walking alongside someone as they experience grace is not only for them but also for you.  My husband, Neil, and I have been married for over 19 years so obviously we’ve been through a lot together.  We’ve shared many things but the way we have shared life together has changed over time.  There are times…

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192016Aug
Right Here, Right Now

Right Here, Right Now

“Choosing” by Alli Rogers I guess I need to choose But today I am confused and losing ground Is this part of some plan? The rise and fall of man? I can’t be sure When I’m away from my source of peace Something fills that space in me And it feels like I don’t need…

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52016Aug
Making Our Hearts Sing Instead of Yell

Making Our Hearts Sing Instead of Yell

I am excited to tell you that my wife, Melissa, plans to start sharing with you here on the blog. Please take time to read and enjoy the following wonderful post from her. – Neil My husband, Neil, and I talk a lot about things we’ve read or heard.  It’s interesting to hear how different our…

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232016Apr
The Journey of Wellness

The Journey of Wellness

The following is a guest post by my wife, Melissa. I strongly encourage ladies who are reading this to consider contacting her regarding the opportunity she offers below. – Neil Florence Nightingale once said that health is not only to be well, but to use well every power we have.  I think she was talking…

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