When Should We Get Help? 4 Reasons to Get Counsel for Your Marriage

“Pride first, then the crash, but humility is precursor to honor.” Proverbs 18:12 (MSG) When it comes to marriage and marital situations, it’s very hard to shock me (I think people purposely try). Even though I’ll never say, “I’ve heard it all,” from my experiences have just afforded me to see an awful lot of situations andContinue reading “When Should We Get Help? 4 Reasons to Get Counsel for Your Marriage”

The Art of Reinforcement: 5 Ways to Reinforce Your Marriage

I’m on vacation in Virginia right now.  It’s been refreshing to hang out with my family, set aside emails and messages, and totally focus upon rest. We’ve spent a lot of time going through villages and small towns that have survived decades, and for some, well over a century. But amidst all of the buildings andContinue reading “The Art of Reinforcement: 5 Ways to Reinforce Your Marriage”

Navigating through Decisions: 4 Questions to Consider

What a great day!  We have been journeying through 1 Corinthians on Sunday at Kfirst and came to a message called “Slave to My Whims” today.  Paul, in 1 Corinthians 6:12 writes a warning to the church in Corinth to help navigate through issues of sin and Christian freedom:  Just because something is technically legalContinue reading “Navigating through Decisions: 4 Questions to Consider”

Say No to Venting: 6 Ways to Appropriately Deal with Marital Frustrations.

I’m a pro social media guy.  If you follow me, you know I post just about everything.  I try to keep most of my tweets/posts about things that are edifying or of comedic value.  But as you well know, social media is a breeding ground for venting. One my personal pet peeves on social media isContinue reading “Say No to Venting: 6 Ways to Appropriately Deal with Marital Frustrations.”

2 Minute Devo: Ecclesiastes Day 5

September is all about diving into the book of Ecclesiastes.  Watch the devo and read the scripture for today:   Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is like the wise? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man’s wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.

2 Minute Devo #31Days – “He keeps watching”

We started a new series this month called “#31Days.” What “#31Days” means is we are encouraging everyone to take the challenge of encouraging someone via social network for 31 days.  Make sure you use the hashtag! Today’s scripture: Psalm 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eyeContinue reading “2 Minute Devo #31Days – “He keeps watching””

Part 2 from our “Live Highlight Reel” service @kalamazoofirst

On June 30th we had our “Live” service in which our plan was to share testimonies and then answer questions from the congregation. Because of how the Lord directed the service. We’ve had to re-adjust our approach to the questions by utilizing the blog to answer the questions. In Part 1, we started with fourContinue reading “Part 2 from our “Live Highlight Reel” service @kalamazoofirst”