15 Parenting Thoughts on Ethan’s 15th Birthday

I have a habit of blogging on special days for the family. Perhaps, the moment demands reflection and thought. And like most occasions, when I start processing things, I journal in order to frame together what is stirring in me. Today is my son’s 15th birthday. As usual, theses moments in your children cause youContinue reading “15 Parenting Thoughts on Ethan’s 15th Birthday”

PKs: 7 Thoughts For Pastors About Their Kids

If you’ve ever heard the term, “PK” then you’ve been in church a while. It’s part of an exclusive club that requires one thing: You must have a parent as a pastor (unless you are the child of a missionary…then you’re an “MK”). I wouldn’t say I’m a “true PK” because I didn’t become oneContinue reading “PKs: 7 Thoughts For Pastors About Their Kids”

Warning Shots: 10 subtle actions your marriage needs to pay attention to.

You’ve opened my ears so I can listen. Psalm 40:6 I’m an aficionado of military movies.  And there’s certain lines and terms that you can count on hearing frequently.  For some reason, especially in movies involving ships, you’ll hear the term: warning shot.  A warning shot is a military and/or police term describing an intentionally harmlessContinue reading “Warning Shots: 10 subtle actions your marriage needs to pay attention to.”

Confessions of a Marriage Blogger: Part 2 “Our kids are for sale.”

We started a series of marriage blogs last week. If you missed last week, check out Confessions of a Marriage Blogger: Part 1 “We irritate each other”. I started off by telling my own feelings about how I felt like marriage blog and book writers lived in a Ken and Barbie world of perfection.  I’mContinue reading “Confessions of a Marriage Blogger: Part 2 “Our kids are for sale.””