Who we are:

Allan has been a professor at Columbia International University, Columbia, SC,  for over 25 years, establishing the undergraduate and graduate programs in Counseling and Spiritual Formation; he is ordained, with experience in youth ministry, church planting, leading seminars and retreats on marriage, parenting, and spiritual formation, leadership consultation, coaching, and mentoring.  He has been a teaching pastor, directed a church counseling center, and has helped churches to establish counseling ministries.  His credentials include bachelors degree in Biblical Studies from Columbia Bible College, Master of Divinity in Christian Education/Counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, D.Min. in Pastoral Care from Bethel Seminary, and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology/Graduate Theological Fellowship. He is a Certified Life Coach Trainer.

Peggy has been an occupational health nurse practitioner for over 40 years and a certified life coach for over 10 years. She is a mother of three, and grandmother of four, who loves to help individuals and groups grow toward health and maturity physically, mentally, relationally, and spiritually though teaching, life coaching, and mentoring.  Her credentials: Bachelor of Science (nursing) from Russell Sage College, Master of Arts in Biblical Education from Columbia International University, Master of Science in Public Health Nursing from University of Illinois at Chicago, life coach certification from the Institute for Life Coach Training and credentialed (ACC) by the International Coach Federation.

About our website theme — 

Almost all of the initial photos on our site were taken in northeastern Vermont, in a place of peace, rest, refreshment, and healing. Just stepping onto the property makes the stresses of a busy and challenging life seem to melt away, replaced by appreciation of the beauty of the surroundings and encouraged by the optimism that new life and growth bring. We hope the reminders of God’s gift of beauty in creation will make you more aware of His personal love for you.