4 Reminders from a Wedding Message

This past Saturday, my daughter and son-in-law celebrated their one year wedding anniversary. I had the unique joy of not only giving my daughter away but also officiating their wedding.    In the wedding message (highlight video below) I shared four things that most couples do early in the relationship. As time goes on, each […]

How to Bless Your Children

In Genesis 48-49, Jacob is nearing the end of his life. He has been reunited with his son, Joseph, whom he thought was dead. In these two precious chapters, Jacob blesses his grandsons (Joseph’s children) as well as his own children. As I have been reflecting on the tenderness of this passage, I have been […]

Celebrating 26 Years of Marriage

Today my bride and I are celebrating twenty-six years of marriage! WOW! It’s amazing to reflect on the journey God has led us. In honor of our anniversary, here are 26 random facts about our marriage, family, and ministry during the past twenty six years. We have one precious daughter who lives with her husband […]

Cultivating P.E.A.C.E. in Marriage

Several years ago, Gary Thomas wrote Sacred Marriage: What if God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy? It’s an interesting but for the most part foreign concept in our culture. Whether you are a family of faith who follows Christ or not, conflict in marriage can be exhausting. That’s […]