January 27, 2015




Sunday night, about three hours from honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, the community of Fresno was struck deeply by gang violence and the senseless murder of an innocent bystander.  Nine year old Janessa Ramirez w...

October 14, 2014

Week 2 of Adopt-A-Block


Have you ever used the expression “I’d be a millionaire if I had a nickel for every time I …”? Well I must admit that “I would have enough money for five Gangland Redemption vans; If I had a dollar for every time I tried to convince myself ‘It r...

September 23, 2014


Happy Tuesday friends.  Today’s “Tell the Story Tuesday” comes off the heels of the Harvest of Hope event that took place at Valley Christian Center Church this past Saturday.  The LORD has blessed us with a beautiful campus that has a large grass area which was packe...

August 4, 2014


Calories are bad at math. They stick to our bodies by the pound and leave by the ounce. Nonetheless, “weight” loss is possible by following a regiment of exercise, reduced caloric intake and time. It takes time to see the visible results of positive lifestyle changes....

June 9, 2014

Mul-li-gan (muhl-i-guhn): A shot not counted against the score, permitted in unofficial play to a player whose previous shot was poor.


I attempt to play golf. Notice the obvious use of the word, “attempt.” Many times I whiff the swing and watch the ball roll a powerful...

May 13, 2014

Wednesday afternoons feel a little different around the Valley campus than they used to.  The after school hour delivers 35 enthusiastic young faces running through the parking lot, chattering and smiling. Parents come following in tow, delighted to witness their kids...

May 1, 2014

It was snowing in New Hampshire. Children cheerfully grabbed sleds to play. Parents groaned at the fresh white icing covering cars and driveways. I walked outside with a shovel in my hand and saw a new bike, or at least the potential to buy one. A powder blue three spe...

April 1, 2014

When many of us were young, our parents would send us outside to play until dinner time. It was our opportunity to enjoy the outside world, away from the long arduous days in school. It was also time for our parents to be alone, and enjoy adult conversation without the...

March 17, 2014

I believe in miracles. There I said it.! Having traveled to foreign lands and witnessed Gods power first hand, I am convinced He desires to restore His children both emotionally and physically. I am not some Pollyanna preacher, which exaggerates to make a point or gath...

March 7, 2014

At the age of 18, Rene M. Charest, (an avowed agnostic) had a life-changing Pauline encounter with Jesus Christ and accepted Him as his Lord and Savior. At 19 he married his high school sweetheart, Kristi Batty. They now have two married children, Danielle and Rene Roy...

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