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 […]

Patience in Marriage

This past Sunday, our church family took a deeper look 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 and growing healthy in love within our marriages.  The reality is often times we are least patient with the person closest to us.  In 1 Corinthians 13:4, Paul writes “Love is patient…”  The word “patient” is a compound word in the original […]

The Gift of Listening in Marriage

When you read the word “listening,” what images come to mind?  When you read the word “hearing,” what images come to mind?  Are there differences between the two? Hearing is basically to gain content or information for your own purposes.  Listening has a different connotation.  Listening is caring for or being empathetic toward the person […]