Why so Serious? 3 Ways to Invest Laughter in Your Marriage

My wife I and love to laugh (even as I type that, I almost see it as an understatement). It’s one of our two essential elements of a healthy marriage. Jesus. Gives us a foundation and structure to build with. Laughter. Gives us a healthy connection and a filter to process life. Anne and IContinue reading “Why so Serious? 3 Ways to Invest Laughter in Your Marriage”

A Prayerful Marriage: 6 Things that are Okay to Pray Over Your Marriage

I’ll give props to Cori, my neighbor down the street. On my weekly Wednesday prayer walk, I ask my Facebook friends to post their needs so I can specifically pray over them. Her request froze me in my tracks. It was so simple, and yet, specific. Cori’s child was heading off with other 5th graders to aContinue reading “A Prayerful Marriage: 6 Things that are Okay to Pray Over Your Marriage”

Our Kfirst Values: We keep it fun

I started a series a few weeks back about the values of our church community. Here at Kfirst, our mission is our passion:  We make it simple for people to find and follow Jesus. And our values guide us towards that goal. Check out last weeks by clicking on the value statement: Week 1 – Everyone is Significant. Week 2 – WeContinue reading “Our Kfirst Values: We keep it fun”

7 Habits of Highly Defective Marriages part 6: Lack of Laughter

A month ago, we started a new series of seven blogs designed to recognize unhealthy habits. If you missed the last four weeks check out our first FIVE Highly Defective Habits: Habit #1: Spiritual Continuity. Habit #2: The Single Life Habit #3: The Fun-less Couple Habit #4: Criticism Floods Habit #5: Inconsistent Sex Here we go…#6Continue reading “7 Habits of Highly Defective Marriages part 6: Lack of Laughter”

7 Habits of Highly Defective Marriages: Part 3 No Fun

Two weeks ago, we started a new series of seven blogs designed to recognize unhealthy habits. If you missed the last two weeks check out our first TWO Highly Defective Habits: Habit #1: Spiritual Continuity. Habit #2: The Single Life Here we go…#3 on the list of my 7 Habits of Highly Defective Marriages: Habit #3: TheContinue reading “7 Habits of Highly Defective Marriages: Part 3 No Fun”

2 Minute Marriage Devo: “Bring marriage back to life” #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 Proverbs 17:22: Proverbs 17:22 22 A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

The Myth of Compatibility

Men and women are different.  (Now that I’ve completely blown you away with that ground-breaking truth, I’ll continue.) What I’ve discovered, and continue to discover in my own marriage, is how different we continue to be.  It seemed like during the whole courtship/dating process, we were so much more “compatible”.  The word “compatible” means, “AbleContinue reading “The Myth of Compatibility”