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What Pornography Does to a Marriage

A marriage cannot experience intimacy when more than two people exist within the relationship.  In many homes, the marriage bed is overcrowded due to how one or both…

Don’t Let Your Children Ruin Your Marriage

  While children are one of God’s greatest gifts, a subtle yet dangerous trap is for parental demands to hinder marital unity.  In every stage of parenting, the…

Couple’s Fight Rule #5: Never Play Out-of-Bounds

In my series on healthy fight rules for couples (you can see all of them here), I have finally come to the last one for now: Couple’s Fight…

Your Selfish Spouse

Marriage would be easy if your spouse wasn’t involved. And he or she probably thinks the same thing. In reality, marriage is straightforward, but when you introduce the…

Couple’s Fight Rule #4: No Double-Teaming

In an attempt to make you couples live together in a more harmonious way, I have been posting couple’s fight rules that we have developed in our own…

Couple’s Fight Rule #3: No Reloading Discarded Weapons

In my continuing effort to help couples learn how to fight more fairly with one another, I am listing healthy fight rules.  You can view the previous ones…

10 Bible Verses for Husbands

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area?  One of the best ways to fight for holiness and combat against sin is by memorizing…

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Parenting

I wish I could be a perfect father for my children. How I wish that I had always been intentional, patient, endearing, Christ-honoring in everything that they have…

Couple’s Fight Rule #2: No Sorry But’s

My wife and I came up with five solid fight rules that we put into practice within our marriage.  I wanted to share them with you for you…

Couple’s Fight Rule #1: Never Go to Bed Angry

Whether you call them fights or disagreements or squabbles, every couple has them.  Since we all are selfish people, every couple are going to have to work through…

How God the Father Affirmed His Son (And What Dads Need to Learn From It)

When you enter the New Testament, the idea of a father’s blessing is not as prominent due to the church functioning as the people of God rather than…

Praying Intentionally for Your Children

The Bible talks about blessing your children more than it does praying for your children. In some ways, a parental blessing is what you are praying to be…

What Does It Mean to Bless My Children?

Throughout the Bible, parents would bless their children.  Have you ever wondered how a parent is supposed to give what is called a biblical blessing? “As heavenly Father,…

Parents, Phones, and Privacy

Does a child have a right to complete privacy regarding technology? The two parental extremes are: Grant your children complete privacy because you don’t want to push them…

936 Pennies

When a newborn is put into the hands of a parent for the first time, that parent has 936 weeks before that child turns 18. 936 Saturdays to…

Faith of a CHILD

As you share the gospel with your child, there are many things to consider. One way to help you think through “the faith of a child” is by…

Spouse Checklist

Why do marriages fail?  Why do so many end up in divorce?  Divorce.com which seeks to resource you “before, during, and after a divorce” has a list of…

Sample Christian Wedding Vows

Many of us are familiar with traditional wedding vows.  While some of the verbiage might alter depending upon the context, certain elements are normally included. If you don’t…