Valentine Response: 2 Marital Responses to this Holiday

If you know me, I’m a huge fan of marriage. I love studying the beauty of how man and woman come together in a moment and take a lifetime of being woven together with Jesus to form a “cord not easily broken.” I marvel at how two broken, imperfect, and opposites can connect and commitContinue reading “Valentine Response: 2 Marital Responses to this Holiday”

What is Romance? 5 Ways to Make Sure You Are Actually Romantic

In premarital counseling, I really enjoy asking questions. Jesus seemed to be great at it and, I feel, was an effective tool in helping people learn about the Kingdom. So I find myself asking a wide-range of questions, not so that I can give an answer, but to give a couple an opportunity to thinkContinue reading “What is Romance? 5 Ways to Make Sure You Are Actually Romantic”

Weekly Marriage Checklist – 8 Things EVERY Marriage Should Be Doing On a Weekly Basis

Today I wanted to get into an incredibly practical marriage blog. My wife and I are list makers.  Even though we do our lists differently, it gives us both a sense of accomplishment to check them off. I use my phone (Asana).  She’s old school with pencil and paper.  But nevertheless, we want to look overContinue reading “Weekly Marriage Checklist – 8 Things EVERY Marriage Should Be Doing On a Weekly Basis”

What to not forget about on Valentine’s Day! 1 Thing I want you to remember about February 14!

A week ago, I preached a message about rest.  In that message, I had made a statement about the issues of vacations and sabbaticals. Would the urgency of vacations and sabbaticals, as well as the length of them, be necessary if we knew how to rest on a consistent, healthy basis? It doesn’t mean I don’tContinue reading “What to not forget about on Valentine’s Day! 1 Thing I want you to remember about February 14!”

Marriage Blog Series: Date Night Part 3 “Let’s get it on”

We started a new series with our weekly marriage blogs a few weeks ago. If you missed the last two posts, Date Night Part 1 “Elevator Talk” or Date Night Part 2 “In the Air Tonight” click on the links to get caught up. The essence of this series of blogs is to get couples to re-engage inContinue reading “Marriage Blog Series: Date Night Part 3 “Let’s get it on””