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Do You Know What Your Wife Is Thinking?

Most relationships begin with transparency and honesty. At some point, these things break down. The husband and wife drift from each other. Silence ensues. Even the best intentions derail if the couple does not know how to keep the transforming power of the gospel as… Continue Reading …

The Wisdom In Handpicking Your Friends

Wisdom would say we should not quickly dismiss how the Savior approached picking His friends. It might benefit us to give scrutiny here to learn how friend picking could help us personally, impact our community, and bring glory to God by advancing His kingdom. Listen… Continue Reading …

Dear Pastor, Do You Groan When You Think of Me?

What does your pastor think about when he thinks about you? Perhaps you belong to a larger church where your pastor does not know you. What does your small group leader think about when he thinks about you? Are you a joy to pastor? Listen… Continue Reading …

Submission Is Never The Main Problem In Marriage

Whenever you talk about submission problems in a marriage, you should never begin with the wife’s lack of submission. If your goal is to help a husband and wife work through their problems, you must find the correct starting point. Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …

Three Characteristics of a Fantastic Local Church

The best local churches have values that are distinct from the culture, transforming to the community, and exportable to the next generation. If you are looking for a wonderful local church, make sure it has these five characteristics. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Going Over Your Husband’s Head to Help Him

It is easy for a person to confuse their various roles. A wife can be a sister, mother, employer, employee, church member, citizen, etc. A narrow or wrong view of her roles can limit all God has for her. One of the misguided roles that… Continue Reading …

What Happens When God Is Not the Center of Your Home

What Happens When God Is Not the Center of Your Home

Who or what is the animating center of your home? Whoever or whatever you center your life and family on is the functional and controlling entity of your life and family. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: The Power Of the Critical… Continue Reading …

What Kind Of Church Do You Attend? Here Are Six Models.

Each church has a unique personality that is a reflection of the leadership. What kind of church do you attend? In this article, I examine six common church models by looking at their upsides and downsides. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

The Main Thing to Look For When Looking For a Church

The local church is the most necessary sanctification context outside the home, which is why finding the right kind of church is essential. If you were to look for a local church, what would be the main thing? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

20 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

I was an adult without a working template for what it meant to be an adult. To make matters worse, I was an unregenerate adult without a clear and practical model for living well in God’s world. I went into adulthood wearing a four-layered blindfold.… Continue Reading …

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