“TV saved my marriage” 4 Ways to Reconnect Your Marriage

It was the summer of ’03. Anne and I were in a store walking through with the kids secured in our double-stroller. We were in a season of life that was a bit hectic. Cammi was 3 and Ethan wasn’t even 1 yet. We were still discovering who we were as a ministry couple notContinue reading ““TV saved my marriage” 4 Ways to Reconnect Your Marriage”

Marriage Blog: 2 Thoughts about Navigating Through Your Differences

I’m a proponent of dating before and after marriage. Dating, in my opinion, is a very good thing on both sides of marriage. What you used to win a heart before marriage helps you keep a heart after you’ve married.  But if you’re not careful, you can get deceived by the pre-marriage dating process. LetContinue reading “Marriage Blog: 2 Thoughts about Navigating Through Your Differences”

Fix the Disconnect: 7 Simple Steps to Re-establishing a Date Night

It’s Friday, and for Dave and Anne, it’s “date day.” It wasn’t always that way. Almost 19 years ago, Anne married a workaholic who felt the urgency (and still does) to get work done 7 days a week. I can use that as an excuse and chalk that up to the nature of my work ethic. OrContinue reading “Fix the Disconnect: 7 Simple Steps to Re-establishing a Date Night”

Marriage Blog Series: Date Night Part 2 “In the Air Tonight”

We started a new series with our weekly marriage blogs last week. If you missed last week’s post, Date Night Part 1 “Elevator Talk”, click on the link and get caught up. As stated, “Date nights” were always important to me and Anne before we were married. That was the starting point of our relationshipContinue reading “Marriage Blog Series: Date Night Part 2 “In the Air Tonight””

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”

Are you looking for volunteers to date your spouse?

I’m discovering something.  My blogs that have the most “activity” all have one thing in common: they deal with marriage. That may for one of two reasons (perhaps both of them). First, I blog about it frequently because I’m passionate about marriage ministry.  When Christ comes into the marriage, everything about the home changes.  HeContinue reading “Are you looking for volunteers to date your spouse?”