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Ep. 321 Why Are Superficial Friends More Enjoyable Than Long-Term Ones?

Why Are Superficial Friends More Enjoyable Than Long-Term Ones

Shows Main Idea – There are built-in dangers when we prefer risk-free superficial relationships over the risks of long-term friends fraught with disappointment. For example, I will hear a person talk about how they met a stranger, and within minutes they had an in-depth personal… Continue Reading …

Ep. 275 Counseling the Imposter’s Wife, a Student’s Case Study

Ep. 275 Counseling the Imposter's Wife, a Student's Case Study

Shows Main Idea – How would you counsel a lady with a passive husband, who shows her a lack of interest? It has been going on for decades. She presents her case to you, and it’s your opportunity to walk her through her disappointment. This… Continue Reading …

Ep. 177 An Exceptional Marriage Book for You

Shows Main Idea – Get Ready – For Your Best Marriage Now – If you are thinking about dating, courtship, or getting married, this could be the most important book you’ll ever read. I realize what I just wrote may come across as an overstatement or hyperbolic marketing, but… Continue Reading …

Ep. 147 Who You Are Affects Your Relationships

Shows Main Idea –The person that you are on the inside always comes out and affects your relationships. If you have a Godward orientation, you will have a positive effect on others. If you have a selfish orientation, you will hurt your relationships. Listen to… Continue Reading …

Ep. 146 A Different Kind of “Happy Ever After” Marriage

Shows Main Idea – The majority of passages in the Bible that talk about marriage say explicitly (or imply) that there is personal responsibility. Meaning, you must work hard. But your effort does not mean you’ll get a Disneyesque “happy ever after” relationship with your… Continue Reading …

Ep. 135 Ten Clarifying Thoughts On Boys and Girls Dating

Shows Main Idea –It’s not wise for boys and girls to “like” each other while creating contexts and situations where they can be isolated from other people. Being friends is one thing, but “liking” each other in the sense of being attracted to each other… Continue Reading …

Ep. 73 Girl Wants to Marry Boyfriend – Parents Do Not Approve

Shows Main Idea – The Christian parents are angry that their daughter is dating a guy who is new to the faith. The daughter wants to move away from her parents so she can continue to date the new convert, who came from a rough… Continue Reading …

Ep. 49 When Is the Right Time for My Girl to Date?

Shows Main Idea: A common concern for caring parents is the best time for a child to begin exploring a relationship with the opposite sex. Should she date? If so, when is the best time? Dating is the subject of this podcast. I’m answering this… Continue Reading …

Ep. 6 The Secret to Having a Great Marriage that Lasts

Shows Main Idea This podcast answers the question about how to build a marriage that lasts. You see this idea in Hebrews 12:2: “Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,… Continue Reading …