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Double Confession: How to Respond When Sinned Against

Often people who experience the sin of others react by sinning in response to what happened to them. Many of these “victims of sin” do not come back around and ask forgiveness for their sinful attitude toward the person who hurt them. But when they… Continue Reading …

Seven Things To Know When Living With a Harsh Husband

Someone Googled “my husband is harsh to me” so I decided to write an article about it. I do not know the person, but since they landed on our website, I wanted to give them seven things to consider. Listen to Rick read this post:… Continue Reading …

Recovering, Rejoicing, But Refusing to Forget the Pain

It’s 3:06 AM. A man can only sleep so much. I came out of surgery shortly after 4 PM yesterday, staring up at a lady that I will never remember. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: The Anniversary of the Worst Day… Continue Reading …

What Does It Mean to Nourish and Cherish Your Wife?

Did you ever play the hiding game where you hid something from your friends, and it was their job to find it? We played this game often as children. I would hide something, and my brothers would search for what I hid. Listen to the podcast You… Continue Reading …

Ep. 87 The Unintended Consequence of an Emotional Affair

Shows Main Idea – What is an “emotional affair?” That kind of language creeps into our biblio-centric system of thought from the culture–a worldview that denies Christ, so they create labels and ideas that are anti-biblical. There are scores of examples of this: evolution, self-esteem,… Continue Reading …

Guess What? Your Marriage Is Supposed To Kill You

Marriage is a subject that has been – and continues to be – talked about to infinity and back. More specifically, how to have a “happy marriage” (with “happy” being open to interpretation). Warning – Jesus talked a lot about dying to yourself and taking… Continue Reading …

My Mother Died Last Night—A Few Thoughts After Life

My mother went to heaven on Thursday, June 20, 2013. The next day, I made this journal entry about her death, life, and finally becoming a Christian. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: From Despair to Hope: Grieving The Death Of A… Continue Reading …

Is It Wrong To Critique Your Pastor’s Sermons?

Perhaps the best word is not “critique” but now that I have your attention, may I ask if it’s okay to have an opinion of your pastor’s sermons? Maybe you can think about it this way: Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

How to Turn Your Arguments Into Redemptive Communication

Couples experiencing marriage difficulty often cite poor communication as the issue. Despite a desire for change, old patterns of interactions reveal themselves, especially in the heat of conflict. Hope for change only occurs when this pattern changes. In This Series How Your Thoughts Reveal Your… Continue Reading …

When Obedience Collides With My Emotions

When your heart is not into being obedient, you need to be obedient anyway to get your heart in the right place. Sometimes obedience is a great way to change what’s going on inside of you. Listen to the podcast You may want to read:… Continue Reading …