Blessing Couples to Be a Blessing

This coming Saturday Heather and I will be leading our Marriage in God’s Way seminar at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bay City, MI. We love leading married and engaged couples through this study of what God’s Word teaches for their benefit. Jesus is the perfect husband toward His bride, the church. Following His example and guidance, couples grow in a lasting love marked by tremendous joy and powerful witness to the world. Such couples also...

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Are Your Priorities Out of Whack for Holy Week?

Holy Week is the perfect time to check our priorities. What REALLY matters in my life? This week we remember that NOTHING is more important than the suffering, death and resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Baptized into Jesus, we share in His victory over death and hell. Growing in our relationship with Him by receiving His gifts is our top priority. To be loved by Jesus…sacrificially, unconditionally and incarnationally…changes...

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Surfing the Bore Tide

Bore Tide – Turnagain Arm, Alaska – June 1995 On my honeymoon with Heather to Alaska we had the privilege to witness a pretty cool phenomenon of nature, the Bore Tide in Turnagain Arm. This is a wave of about five to ten feet in height that surges down this narrow and shallow bay. As high tide rolls in from the ocean, the water is forced as through a funnel into a narrow space, producing a rapidly progressing wall of water....

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Thanks for a Great Event!

Heather and I want to thank the awesome couples from St. Luke LCMS in Haslett, MI and Heart of the Shepherd LCMS in Howell, MI who joined us last weekend for a fantastic Marriage in God’s Way retreat. It was great to see couples who are seeking to live out the love of Jesus in their marriage. It was a joy to give them simple tools from God’s Word to help them move in that direction. The Lord will surely bless each of these couples,...

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FEAR is NOT dictating my life. ... I act in CARE for others, sometimes even wearing a facemask if it means I can share Jesus with them.

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Life in God’s Way

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