Sucking The Joy From Your Life! 10 things I want you to know about comparison.

Anne and I have different running styles.  The fact is this: We love to run, but there really is nothing similar about the WAY we run. Anne runs much greater distances but at a slower pace.  I run at a much faster pace but at shorter distances.  When we run together, the distance she wants to run makes meContinue reading “Sucking The Joy From Your Life! 10 things I want you to know about comparison.”

My Marriage is Terribly Inconvenient!

I’ve been married 16 years. I love being married and I can’t imagine life without Anne.  We have had some great times and moments. We laugh a lot together. We have two fantastic children and we are blessed to serve in an amazing church is their pastor. But I’ll say this is of my marriage:  ItContinue reading “My Marriage is Terribly Inconvenient!”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 10

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. Philippians 2:1-4 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit,Continue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 10”

Marriage Blog: Leave the Money on the Nightstand

Having a few weeks off of blogging, my heart has been burning to blog on a subject that has crumbled and continues to eat away at so many marriage. Paul addresses it in the famous “love chapter”: Love “does not demand its own way.” 1 Corinthians 13:5 This cancerous element has no place in your life.  ItContinue reading “Marriage Blog: Leave the Money on the Nightstand”

2 Minute Devo: “Complete someone’s joy” Phil. 2:1-4

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 Philippians 2:1-4: Philippians 2:1-4 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affectionContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: “Complete someone’s joy” Phil. 2:1-4″

The Marital Kiss of Death

A marriage thought came off  of a quote I came across. Oswald Chambers says, “Some of us are like the Dead Sea,always taking in,never giving out,because we’re not rightly related to the Lord Jesus.” My thought: We have the capability to turn our marriages into the Dead Sea.  How does that happen? Selfishness. Bear with meContinue reading “The Marital Kiss of Death”