Anniversary Thoughts: 19 Lessons from 19 Years of Marriage

Today is our anniversary. And as a tradition, on May 23, I do a bit of a blog to honor the bride that agreed to journey life with me. But before the list comes out, I need to give you some background to what stirred this blog.     On Sunday, I was preaching, perhaps,Continue reading “Anniversary Thoughts: 19 Lessons from 19 Years of Marriage”

A Marriage of Mistakes: 18 Lessons Learned from 18 Years of Marriage

        Today is my 18 year anniversary…(just caught something as I’m typing…Let me start over.) Today is OUR 18 year anniversary. Outside of encountering Christ, May 23, 1998 was the greatest day of my life. But in the midst of the roughly 6,570 days of marriage, I’ve made a few mistakes. Mistakes areContinue reading “A Marriage of Mistakes: 18 Lessons Learned from 18 Years of Marriage”

30-Something Lessons My Wife Taught Me: A Birthday Blog For Anne

To honor my wife, I thought I’d offer a quick lesson Anne has taught me for every year she’s been alive: 1 – It costs nothing to be kind. 2 – The sun being out makes everything better. 3 – Prayer isn’t a moment; it’s a lifestyle. 4 – Swedish Fish and popcorn make TVContinue reading “30-Something Lessons My Wife Taught Me: A Birthday Blog For Anne”

The Pastor’s Wife: 2 Thoughts on Dealing with Loneliness

Something I heard early in ministry was “ministry is a lonely place.” And it CAN be a lonely place, but it DOESN’T have to be that way. What I learned was that the enemy works in isolation, but God works in community. Being a pastor’s wife isn’t always easy. Relationships and friendships can be difficult or complicated. InContinue reading “The Pastor’s Wife: 2 Thoughts on Dealing with Loneliness”

Irrelevant Wives

This is a continuation of our post of two weeks ago.  If you missed it, “Ineffective Husbands” debuted with a focus on challenging husbands to be students of their wives. Click onto the link if you missed it. Today, Anne (my wife for those who don’t know who she is) is joining me blogging today.Continue reading “Irrelevant Wives”