Monday Kfirst Kickstart: #MYCHURCH week 1 “Everyone is Significant”

Today I want to give you a place to start your week. It’s Monday and in the wake of a great weekend and a workweek ahead, sometimes you just need a “kickstart” to get focused.  So grab some coffee let’s start a great week together. January is about “newness.” Whether we are talking about aContinue reading “Monday Kfirst Kickstart: #MYCHURCH week 1 “Everyone is Significant””

Pastor to Pastor: Master the Mundane

Every day I get to wake up and do my dream job. It’s not necessarily how I envisioned my life as a child (or a teenager for that matter), but it has become what feeds the passion of my soul. I think that’s really what the “dream job” looks like. It’s that fit, that situation,Continue reading “Pastor to Pastor: Master the Mundane”

The 15-Minute Marriage: Marriage Transformation One Minute at a Time

I’m a sucker for infomercials. They can memorize me by their loud hosts with their crazy contraptions. And if the host has an English accent, they can practically sell me anything (I have issues).  Most of these advertisements have a certain amount of easy actions to take.   – 3 seconds to a fruit smoothy –Continue reading “The 15-Minute Marriage: Marriage Transformation One Minute at a Time”

Happy wife… Miserable husband: 6 Reasons Why Appeasement Doesn’t Work

  You’ve said it, I’ve said it: Happy wife…happy life. Call it nice.  Call it sweet.  I call it appeasement. It’s a conflict avoidance style that sacrifices your feelings, beliefs, or ideas in order to pacify or please the other person. To some, this seems like a noble identity to assume. After all, keeping peace and harmony in theContinue reading “Happy wife… Miserable husband: 6 Reasons Why Appeasement Doesn’t Work”

Slave to the Scale: 6 Thoughts to Help You Be Healthy Without Destroying Yourself

[My disclaimer to this blog: This article has high capacity to offend on deep levels if you lose the heart behind it. My heart is to tell MY story and not someone else’s. I’m not trying to point fingers but open you up to the struggle and temptation that I deal with that lies inContinue reading “Slave to the Scale: 6 Thoughts to Help You Be Healthy Without Destroying Yourself”

The “Try”: 10 Things you should TRY in your marriage.

My wife married a sci-fi geek.  I’m not ashamed of it.  I embrace it.  Anne, not so much.  In his endeavor to become a Jedi, Luke finds himself needing to get trained by the best.  It is here we get one of the most well-known figures in all of the Star Wars universe: Yoda. For us geeks, hisContinue reading “The “Try”: 10 Things you should TRY in your marriage.”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 20

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Proverbs 14: 30 A sound mind makes for a robust body, but runaway emotions corrode the bones. You may alreadyContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 20”