Our Dog Pooped In My Face This Morning!

Last night, our pug was sick. She seemed to be improving as we drifted off to sleep. I woke at 3:18am and I laid there with my eyes closed, trying to fall back to sleep for an hour. I heard Ming Me (our Pug) moving around in the covers. I whispered to Emily, “Do you think she’s sick […]

Kent Henry Event Continues Today!

Kent Henry Event Update! Last night at dfc was absolutely mind blowing! We opened the platform @ 6:30pm for local singers and musicians… and wow is all I can say! We we’re blessed with music by the band “Salt,” and teenagers Karina Meza, and Emily Soffel. I was only able to catch the end of […]

Kent Henry @ Destiny Family Center This Weekend!

It’s been 5 years. The time has finally come! International Worship Leader and Recording Artist, Kent Henry will appear live at Destiny Family Center in Stuarts Draft, Virginia! Saturday, January 29 at 7:00PM (local talent at 6:30pm) Sunday, January 30 at 10:00AM If you’ve never been to a Kent Henry worship event, you have NO […]

I Had Humble Pie For Breakfast Today!

Happy Thursday! Last night was a very stressful night for me. As you may know, both of my kids attend college in Washington DC. Since they didn’t have classes from today through Sunday, they planned to drive home yesterday afternoon. Here was my facebook status yesterday morning: Chuck Balsamo 6:01am Dear God, please blow your […]

God’s Favor-Get It Now & Keep It Forever!

Happy Tuesday! I’m feeling very hyper this morning. It’s 10am and I’ve already had what some would deem a highly eventful day! Had a powerful early morning prayer/worship/Bible routine. Drove Emily to work and came to Starbucks. Wrote an inspirational interview paper about Pastoral Ministry for a student at Liberty University. Had an electrifying brainstorming […]

Brushing Off The Ashes Of Yesterdays Destruction!

Happy Wednesday! I learned something huge from a conversation I had this morning with my wife, Emily Balsamo. One year ago today, Emily’s amazing father went to heaven. Merle Wall was one of the greatest men of our day. His love shaped our family! There is still an empty place in our lives that is […]

An Undivided Heart

A prayer from The Pursuit of God, by AW Tozer… “Father, I want to know Thee, but my cowardly heart fears to give up its toys. I cannot part with them without inward bleeding, and I do not try to hide from Thee the terror of parting. Please root from my heart all those things […]

Have You Swallowed Your Foot Lately?

Happy Monday! I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase, “Oh boy, you just put your foot in your mouth with that statement!” Do you ever have one of those days when you feel like every time you open your mouth, you’re swallowing your foot? Yesterday was one of those days for me. I don’t know what […]

The Story of a Young Lady…

Happy Weekend! Here is a song we’ve been playing at our nightly prayer meetings. It’s changing my life this morning (Friday), so I’m giving it to the world. United Pursuit Band, Break Every Chain. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mohyR5xowFw Let me know how you feel after listing to this song 5 or 6 times! There is power in the […]