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Celebrating 31 Years of Marriage



In the summer of 1976, I was 15 years old, and vacationing with a friend’s family in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. My friend needed to stop by the Roxanne Motel to pick up money from his employer (Who also happened to be my Uncle Junior Biggs). Uncle Junior was vacationing with his friends Allen & Carnell Gillie. When we arrived, Junior suggested we stay for awhile and hangout with my cousin Kim Biggs and the Gillie’s two granddaughters (Sheila & Sherie) who were spending the day in the motel pool. As we walked into the pool area, I was taken aback by the most beautiful girl I had ever seen, Sheila Lovell. Her appearance rang true to the original meaning of her Irish name, “blinding.” I was definitely blinded by her beauty and what was supposed to be quick trip to get some cash turned into a week’s worth of activities. Little did I know, that week would become foundational for my future marriage. Read more »


Courageous Movie

Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. When tragedy strikes home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Protecting the streets is second nature. Raising their children in a God-honoring way? That’s courageous.

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