1. 5 Ways to Grow Closer to the Lord in November

    November 14, 2011 by Paul Chappell

    The next six weeks are some of the busiest on the calendar. Between now and Christmas, life can easily swallow us up in a whirlwind of holiday preparation and activity. Yet, these busy weeks also hold some of the most sacred moments of the entire year…if we will intentionally look for them.

    Thanksgiving, in particular, is easily passed over without us really pausing to give God thanks. Below are five simple suggestions that have helped me use this holiday to draw closer to the Lord through the month of November. (more…)

  2. Our Family Thanksgiving

    December 2, 2008 by Paul Chappell


    I enjoyed spending time with my family for the Thanksgiving holiday last week. We had a great time being together especially since our youngest daughter Kristine will be getting married one week from this Friday.

    Dr. James Dobson

    After we had finished eating one night and were coming out of the restaurant, we ran into Dr. James Dobson of Focus on the Family. It was nice to be able to talk with him for a few minutes and thank him for his work to promote the Yes on Proposition 8 campaign in our state. I thank the Lord for a good man standing for traditional marriage and biblical values during this time in our nation.

    I pray you had a joyful Thanksgiving with your family. May the Lord bless you as we enter this Christmas season.