Posts Tagged ‘amazing marriage’

It is easy to get married—it is difficult to stay married. I can’t recall where I first heard those words, but truer words have rarely been spoken. For decades studies have shown that approximately half of the marriages in our society end up in divorce. Those are staggering results, and the disappointing thing to me […]

Recently Debby and I were the keynote speakers at the kick-off event for the new Marrieds Ministry at our church. The following is an excerpt from our address…we pick it up just after I said that we typically describe our marriage as being “amazing.” In this blog post we will discuss the first point and […]

Click here to see the Valentine’s Day YouTube video I created for Debby! 1.  Recreate your honeymoon. Book a night or weekend at the hotel or getaway you stayed at the night of your wedding.2.  Have one of your favorite wedding pictures blown up poster size as a gift. 3.  Book a local hotel for the […]

OK guys, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. You’ve given her flowers and chocolates the last several years and afterwards you’re left scratching you’re head wondering why the romantic flame is more like a Bic lighter than a blow torch. If you’re like the majority of guys, your idea of romance is limited to red helium […]

I woke up this morning thinking what a great day it would be to go fishing! The salmon are running in the local rivers and I could be in the water within thirty minutes. I rolled out of bed and could feel the excitement and the thrill of fighting a fish. I visualized reeling in […]

This morning I circled the mall several times seeking the elusive parking stall nearest the mall entrance that would minimize the amount of rain drops I needed to dodge. Realizing it was a futile effort, I chose a spot on the outskirts of the parking lot. I trudged my way through ever-widening puddles and driving […]

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 […]