Where do we start???

Okay. I just finished listening to an excellent podcast presentation on the journey of a fatherless father and I felt like I needed to immediately share this.  Continue reading


How To Write Great Content


I have never considered myself to be an exceptionally good writer. I love the idea of writing but often find myself without anything interesting to say. This is not a new thing. I have always wanted to write. I remember attempting to write a book when I was around 12 or 13 years old but simply could not get more than a couple of chapters before it started breaking down.  Continue reading


Elisa and I sat down last night after everyone went to bed. We try to spend about an hour or so, every night, just relaxing together. The nature of our job requires us to be around children pretty much from the time we wake up until when they go to bed so what little time we can carve out after bedtime is so important for us. Continue reading


I am trying out another guest post today and I think you will be blessed by what you are about to read. It is short but cuts right to the point. The author is a good friend of mine who my wife and I worked with at the Baptist Children’s Home in Illinois. When Elisa and I moved to Virginia, Mischelle and her husband, Tim made the move as well. In doing so, we have continued to work together in this business of changing children’s lives.

Mischelle has a tremendous story that she would share if you asked her. However, here, she shares a little bit about a struggle in her life and how she overcomes it. Read on. Continue reading

Diving In

Well, our vacation is over.

We’re all back in Virginia and settled into our home here in Brookneal. It was great to get to see all of my family and friends while we were on the road. However, as much fun as traveling is, it’s always nice to settle back into normal life. That is what I want to talk about today. What does normal life look like for me and how do I start winning at it? Continue reading

The Past Five Days

Vacation so far has been a pretty relaxing time though it feels like we have been driving non-stop for days. Since my last post, we have spent time in St. Louis, Missouri before moving on to Lebanon, Highland, Carmi, Flora and Pana, all in Illinois. Now, we have settled down at my mother’s house in Flora where we will spend the next two days before beginning our trip back to Virginia.  Continue reading