Relationships

  • Want a Better Marriage? Get Ready to Go After It!

    Want a Better Marriage? Get Ready to Go After It!

    Marriage September 11, 2012 at 9:42 am 2 comments

      This month Doug and I will celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary. While that may not seem like a lot of time to become an expert on anything, we’ve made a concentrated number of mistakes that, I am sure, have more than doubled our “on the ground” knowledge of what it […]

     
  • Tweeting the Good News: Are We Distorting the Message?

    Tweeting the Good News: Are We Distorting the Message?

    Church August 3, 2012 at 11:03 am 0 comments

    “And He said to them, Go into all the world and preach and publish openly the good news (the Gospel) to every creature [of the whole human race].” – Mark 16:15 (AMP) After his death and resurrection, Jesus issued a commission to the disciples commanding them to go into all […]

     
  • AMAZING Grace – The Unlimited Gift of God

    AMAZING Grace – The Unlimited Gift of God

    Relationships July 2, 2012 at 8:35 pm 2 comments

    I can’t help but be stirred to think of the amazing work Christ did for me—and humanity—every time I hear or sing that famous hymn …Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me…  It causes me to ponder the moment when I made my decision for […]

     
  • Helping Our Kids Grow in Favor with God & People

    Helping Our Kids Grow in Favor with God & People

    Relationships June 15, 2012 at 9:48 am 1 comment

    A while ago, a friend of mine got me thinking about the importance of helping my kids grow in favor with God and with men. Luke 2:52 says “Jesus grew in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and all the people.” The original Greek word used for […]

     
  • Declaring the Purpose, Plan and Counsel of God Over Our Families

    Declaring the Purpose, Plan and Counsel of God Over Our Families

    Relationships June 6, 2012 at 9:17 am 0 comments

    I was reading Acts 20 in my quiet time earlier this week, and verses 26 and 27 in the Amplified version really moved me. “Therefore I testify and protest to you on this [our parting] day that I am clean and innocent and not responsible for the blood of any of you. For I never shrank […]

     
  • The Power of Agreement

    The Power of Agreement

    Inspire, Relationships March 2, 2011 at 6:11 pm 1 comment

    “I also tell you this: If two of you agree down here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. For where two or three gather together because they are mine, I am there among them.”   (Matthew 18:19-20) There is power in agreement. […]

     
  • Patience in Waiting

    Patience in Waiting

    Inspire, Marriage January 19, 2011 at 4:34 pm 1 comment

     Be still in the presence of the LORD, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.  (Psalm 37:7) Have you ever had to wait longer than you expected to see a promise from God come to pass? How […]