Affairs and fruit.

“I do not expect that we will ever have serious problems in our marriage.” It’s one of the statements in the premarital counseling questioner that I have couples respond to.  Most of the time, one person will disagree and the partner will agree.  I am ALWAYS fascinated to hear the reasonings of their answers.  IContinue reading “Affairs and fruit.”

2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 16

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos. This month we are in our Annual Marriage Series at Kalamazoo First Assembly of God and we’re going through devotions for couples. Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Job 31:1 I made a covenant with my eyes not toContinue reading “2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 16”

2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 8

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos.  This month we’re going through the Book of Matthew.  Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Matthew 7:12-29 English Standard Version (ESV) The Golden Rule 12 “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them,Continue reading “2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 8”

2 Minute Devo: “It starts with a decision” Luke 3:7-14

October is our journey through the 2 minute series called “Resurrecting Repentance”.  It’s as simple as viewing the vlog and reading the passage for the day.  Today’s passage is Luke 3:7-14: Luke 3:7-14 7 He said therefore to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath toContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: “It starts with a decision” Luke 3:7-14″

2 Minute Devo: “Growing Joy” Galatians 5:16-26

September is our journey through the 2 minute series called “Restoring Joy”.  I want to invite you to join me as we. It’s as simple as viewing  the vlog and reading the passage for the day.  Today’s passage is Galatians 5:16-26: Galatians 5:16-26 16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For theContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: “Growing Joy” Galatians 5:16-26″

2 Minute Marriage Devo: “Does your spouse taste fruit?” #marriage

June is our journey through some scripture selections on the topic of Marriage.  I want to invite you to join me. It’s as simple as looking at the blog and reading the passage for the day.  Today’s passage is John 15:5 John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me andContinue reading “2 Minute Marriage Devo: “Does your spouse taste fruit?” #marriage”

“Fruitful Fights”

I can’t say that Anne and I ever fought while dating. Both of us were very compromising about most issues…well every issue. I don’t think it was because we were so compatible (see “The Myth of Compatibility“). I think we had no desire to “stir the waters”.  It could have been out of fear andContinue reading ““Fruitful Fights””

Sex and Fruit: Week 2 of developing a heathy marital stance on intimacy.

Thanks for feedback in emails and Facebook!  We had a great start with last weeks post regarding breaking the silence that keeps intimacy from growing.  If you missed the post, check it out here: Sex Position: Developing a heathy marital stance on intimacy. A simple TRUTH to kick-start today’s blog: sex is important. Husbands and wives findContinue reading “Sex and Fruit: Week 2 of developing a heathy marital stance on intimacy.”