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Guatemala Mission Trip ’16

Next week at this time, Heather, Hannah, Micah and I will be with 17 friends on a mission trip to Guatemala.  Heather and I will be leading two separate seminars of Marriage in God’s Way.  We’re thrilled to be returning to the country where we’ve shared God’s way for marriage and relationships on two prior trips (2008 & 2009).  Our host for both of those trips was Rebeca de Franco, the Director of Lutheran Hour...

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Concordia U Blog Post

Below is a blog now posted on the online education website for Concordia University of WI and MI.  You can see it there with a lot of other helpful info by clicking HERE. 12 QUESTIONS ABOUT FAMILY LIFE WITH REV. TODD A. BIERMANN by Michael Sapiro on June 9, 2016 Todd Bierman is Senior Pastor at Faith Lutheran Church in Grand Blanc, MI and an instructor in our Master’s of Education – Family Life program. Todd is a leading voice in the...

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An Indian Anniversary

Yesterday Heather and I celebrated our 21st wedding anniversary.  The best part of the day was simply being together all day.  This filled our “love tanks” with the “quality time” we both crave and need. We also made the day special by trying something new together.  We went out to eat at an Indian restaurant and sampled a variety of different authentic dishes.  It was delightful to try new tastes and discover new...

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Handing Out Life Impact

My book, Handing Out Life, is certainly having an impact.  I’ve written before about a local realtor, Kristy Cantleberry, who has been touched by the teachings in Handing Out Life and has become a dear friend.  She sends out a monthly newsletter as a mass mailing to clients and others in the community.  This month Kristy shared her very moving testimony related to the work God is doing in her life.  I’ve received her permission...

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Chamber-Take 2

Back in January I wrote about my experience as I spoke to the Grand Blanc Michigan Chamber of Commerce.  Attendees were eager to learn about relationships as modeled and taught by Jesus.  That presentation led to several follow-up conversations and meetings.  One local realtor had me come and speak to her whole team.  They were so engaged that the scheduled 30 minutes turned into 90.   I’ve also attended two “happy hour”...

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview