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A Good Husband Is a Job for Superman, Not for Us Lesser Mortals

A Good Husband Is a Job for Superman, Not for Us Lesser Mortals

Sometimes the job is so enormous that you can’t do it alone. You don’t have all the right gifts, the personality, the strengths, or the necessary know-how. It’s at these moments when you need something (or someone) more fabulous than you, a person who can… Continue Reading …

A Quick and Easy Way to Disqualify Yourself as a Parent

A Quick and Easy Way To Disqualify Yourself As A Parent

Anger from a parent complicates a child’s heart regardless of the content, tone, or direction of their anger. Because all children crave love and protective care, a parent’s anger will disrupt their hope, and if the parent does not change, it will send the child… Continue Reading …

Learning How to Encourage Disappointing People to Change

Learning How to Encourage Disappointing People to Change

If a family member or friend does not meet your expectations, what is your primary way of motivating them to change? Do you encourage them toward a better way of living, or do you use other methods like criticism, nagging, and condemnation that tempts them… Continue Reading …

How to Create the Aroma of Gratitude in Your Home

How to Create the Aroma of Gratitude In Your Home

Describe the aroma of your home. Would you say it’s a place where joy, gratitude, and thanksgiving are regularly wafting through the rooms? As you think about the environment in your home, perhaps you can narrow the focus down to yourself (Matthew 7:3-5). How aggressive… Continue Reading …

Here Is Your Radical Marriage Conflict Resolution Tip

Here Is Your Radical Marriage Conflict Resolution Tip

The gospel is only radical when you bring its transformative power into your life and relationships. If any two people do what I’m suggesting here, they will experience the practical transformative power of the gospel in their lives. Listen to the podcast You may want… Continue Reading …

How Can I Be More Honest with My Spouse?

How honest can you be with your spouse? Is your marriage vulnerable and safe enough to communicate honestly? Are you free from critique and condemnation, which releases you to talk transparently? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or… Continue Reading …

Day 17 – Teen Devotion: Five Teen Traps

Day 17 – Teen Devotion_ Five Teen Traps

Everywhere you look, you will find teen traps They are part of the teenage package. I have a shortlist of a few of them, which are some of the common pitfalls that I have seen in teenagers. If you learn how to find them and… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 13 – A Biblical Perspective On Critiquing Children

Parenting, Day 13 - A Biblical Perspective On Critiquing Children

If a person’s parenting model primarily consists of bringing critique from a heart of personal frustration, the parent’s model needs to change. Biblical parents center their primary communication to their children on love, not criticism. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 22 – Five Tips From The Best Parent In The World

Parenting, Day 22 - Five Tips From The Best Parent In The World

The best way to learn how to be the best parent is to learn from the best parent. God, the Father, is the best parent the world has ever known. Understanding and applying His parenting to your family is one of the wisest things you… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 27 – When All You’re Doing Is Correcting Your Child

Parenting, Day 27 When All You Do Is Correct Your Child

When your children are young, it can seem as though all you’re doing is correcting them. As soon as they begin walking upright and stringing syllables together, there appears to be no right or wrong that they cannot do or say. A parent can quickly… Continue Reading …