Category: Featured

  • Ode to the Salad Bar

    Ode to the  Salad Bar

    When you hear the word “bar,” what’s the first thing you think? Is it a bunch of sad mopes overpaying for drinks? Well, color me greedy, but what comes to my mind is a selection of goodies in a glorious line. A kaleidoscope of colors, the brightest of all being green (and if you’re envisioning […]

  • FROM ONE SUPER MOM TO ANOTHER

    FROM ONE SUPER MOM TO ANOTHER

    They say a picture says a thousand words, and this picture does not disappoint. This day, 9 years ago, I had taken the kids on the annual MOPS pumpkin patch trip. After a hayride and picking out pumpkins, we ate a picnic lunch and then I let them loose on the playground. Honestly, Fall has […]

  • HE KNOW WHERE YOU ARE

    HE KNOW WHERE YOU ARE

    The bird also has found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself, … even Your altars, O LORD of hosts. Psalm 84:3 I heard the story recently of a couple who, by their tenth anniversary, had been unable to conceive any children. Those of you who have experienced this heartbreak can readily relate […]

  • Aghast

    Aghast

    Why would anyone ever do that!?! I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy!!! We’ve all seen those scenes in the movies. The one you thought was their best friend…their closest ally, ends up being the one to cause all the problems. Everything goes up in smoke and the deepest wound came from behind (et […]

  • The Marriage Files – Episode 8

    The Marriage Files – Episode 8

    “Everyday Marriage” Part 2   Not too long ago I received a call from a young lady wanting me to officiate her wedding. Unfortunately, I was booked and I had to decline. Before I ended the conversation, I asked her if she and her fiancé are going through pre-marital counseling. She reluctantly told me that […]

  • 58 Years, 6 Pastors and One Faithful God

    58 Years, 6 Pastors and One Faithful God

    During our Sept. 18 Sunday service, we celebrated the transition to our 6th lead pastor Steve Deane. During the service, we wanted to do something that gave a sense of our 58 year history, telling the story of God’s faithfulness to the church in a brief video. So, we combined audio clips of each NCC senior pastor into […]

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