The Talk: Final Thoughts

This is the final installment in The Talk Series. Today we address when you should intervene on behalf of your loved ones. I hope that I have provided a springboard of information to aid you in beginning your discussions with your family. … More The Talk: Final Thoughts

The Talk Series

Some of you may know that we have been dealing with a number of decisions regarding my parents over the last several years. Over the course of the next several weeks I hope to share with you some of the information we learned and to provide you with a few of the resources we have found. If you have not begun to have these conversations with your spouse, children, or parents, now is the time to start. … More The Talk Series


During the last few months (2016), my husband and I have completed and published a few books. We are excited for these accomplishments as the topics are just a few of the areas we have helped churches, ministries, and families over the decades. … More Books


Welcome to VirtuousGraceandTruth! My name is Melissa. I’m a wife, mom, speaker, writer, and teacher. Married 25 years to my college sweetheart, we have been in ministry together for equally as long. I’m not expert at anything, but I like to try my hand at most things. Come join in as we seek to learn … More About