Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

George Bernard Shaw once said, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” In many relationships, communication is viewed so differently between the spouses and often times we as men ‘think’ we are communicating, but our partner feels left out, unappreciated, and even rejected. Men and women communicate so […]

April 15th is fast approaching and the time will soon come when you can no longer procrastinate and you begin the dreaded task of filing your taxes. Whether you are expecting a refund or expecting to pay, either way filing taxes is a most unpleasant task. No-one that I know, besides my mother, likes filing taxes. […]

Family Choices

Posted: 6th January 2013 by Jason Coleman in Communication, Love is a Choice
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One choice that many couples face is whether or not both spouses should work outside of the home. This is typically not a very difficult de­cision, that is, until you bring children into the world. Those of you who have kids can all agree on this one thing—everything changes with kids! While it was most […]

Commitment Phobia. What is it, and how do you conquer it? To begin with, in general terms it is the fear that prevents you from engaging in a committed and healthy relationship. It is the inability or unwillingness to trust yourself and someone else with your innermost secrets, needs, and desires. For some, the thought […]

As men, we carry the God-given burden and responsibility to lead our wives and families and to be the spiritual leader of our home.  What does that look like to you? What type of leader are you at home?For many years Debby and I “played fake” and put on our “church face” whenever we showed […]

Dating – 5 Key pillars to build your foundation upon

Posted: 25th September 2012 by Jason Coleman in Communication, Dating

We were asked recently if it’s okay to casually date or if someone should only date with a purpose.  Our short answer is that if you are going to date, you should only date someone who is a “potential” spouse. That is a subject for a future blog post, but the purpose of this post is […]

Debby and I are about to embark on a busy month of speaking and teaching opportunities. Please keep us in your prayers as we share God’s truth about marriage and relationships over the next few weeks. Here is our schedule: September 29, 2012 – Awana Ministry Conference, Palmcroft Baptist Church, Phoenix, AZ October 6th, 2012 […]

Reader Question – “What do I do?”

Posted: 23rd September 2012 by Jason Coleman in Communication, Infidelity

“I just discovered my spouse has been having an affair. I am devastated and I want to save my marriage and seek therapy, but my spouse is not willing to come to therapy. What should I do?” Many people want to change the world or change others, yet few are willing to change themselves. It […]