Recent Blog Posts

Book Released

Handing Out Life is now available for purchase (CLICK HERE TO SEE IT ON AMAZON).  This is the book that I’ve been thinking about for over 10 years and that I put to paper last fall.  It summarizes the key concepts I’ve been sharing in this blog and through various seminars, papers and sermons on the topic of marriage and all relationships in God’s way.  Here’s the summary of my book as it appears on the back cover of...

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Marriage in God’s Way Seminar

For the past ten plus years, Heather and I have been hosting our Marriage in God’s Way seminars all across North, Central and South America.  We’ve had thousands of couples join us to prepare for or grow in a rewarding godly marriage.  It’s been a true joy to see the enthusiastic participation and to hear the positive feedback.  The most rewarding seminars have been those we’ve hosted at our own congregation.  We...

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Germany & Switzerland Tour ’17

In 2017 we will be observing the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  On October 31st, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses for debate on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany.  This was the start of a renewed understanding of the rich Gospel treasures freely available to us in God’s Word.  Luther and others with him proclaimed the joyous news that we are saved freely by God’s grace for Jesus’ sake....

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Easter…in the Flesh

Easter is the most important day to our faith in Jesus.  On Easter, Jesus rose in the flesh to show that He had conquered death completely.  Death and hell could not hold Jesus down in body or soul.  He is fully alive with a real body.  In the flesh, He continues to rule the universe.  In the flesh, Jesus will return on Judgment Day to raise every human being from the dead…in the flesh.  All those who have received the gift of free...

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Keys to Communication

I like to follow posts that appear on the FamilyLife webpage.  I keep some of them handy because I find them to be especially useful.  One particularly good post on communication that first appeared in 2005 was titled 5 Communication Tools That Saved My Marriage.  It was written by Rob Flood. The five key principles highlighted by Flood were these: 1. The Principle of First Response: The course of a conflict is not determined by the person...

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Life in God’s Way

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