Melissa’s Quick Tip

Hello Everyone, Yesterday, my amazing, beautiful, intelligent, sweet, loving wife Melissa shared a relationship tip for couples. I'd like to share it with you.  "Hi friends, I'm wishing you all a beautiful Wednesday!  Here's a quick tip I've learned from 21 years of marriage: Relationships aren't something you treat with passivity. You have to work … Continue reading Melissa’s Quick Tip

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Full on love. 

My wife is an incredible cook. I knew I had a winner the first time she made biscuits from scratch when we were dating. Over the years, she has prepared my favorite meals and she knows my appetite (my favorite ingredient is "seconds"). After eating her cooking, I'm satisfied and can't eat any more if … Continue reading Full on love. 

Love Again

Abraham again took a wife, and her name was Keturah. (Genesis 25:1 NKJV) When Abraham's wife, Sarah died he was 137 years old. He had spent nearly 100 years married to her. Now, he was alone. So what did he do? He loved again. The Bible says he took another wife named Keturah.  Starting over … Continue reading Love Again

Love and War

I like to think that I'm a peaceful person. I try to keep anger, bitterness, and wrath under control. But sometimes the aggressive, male part of me slips out and hurts the people I love the most. "Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter toward them." (Colossians 3:19 NKJV) God tells husbands to love … Continue reading Love and War

The Goal of Dating

But I say to the unmarried and to the widows: it is good for them if they remain even as I am; but if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion. (1 Corinthians 7:8-9 NKJV) "Good men are hard to find." "I need to … Continue reading The Goal of Dating

Staying Connected

Tell me, O you whom I love, Where you feed your flock, Where you make it rest at noon. For why should I be as one who veils herself By the flocks of your companions? (Song of Solomon 1:7 NKJV) Song of Solomon is a love poem that speaks about the intimate relationship between a … Continue reading Staying Connected

Guard Your Heart

Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life. (Proverbs 4:23 NKJV) Lately the pressures of family, ministry, work, and school have caused my emotions to spill outward. The interesting thing is most of what's coming out isn't new. It's all old feelings that I've tried to bury in … Continue reading Guard Your Heart

Forgiven Much

Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.” (Luke 7:47 NKJV) I've made plenty of mistakes in my life that required my wife and children to forgive me. Here's a truth I've learned as they've forgiven me … Continue reading Forgiven Much

What’s Your Price?

Afterward it happened that he loved a woman in the Valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah. And the lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, “Entice him, and find out where his great strength lies, and by what means we may overpower him, that we may bind him to … Continue reading What’s Your Price?

Loving Changes

"For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death." (2 Corinthians 7:10 NKJV) Real, lasting changes in our lives usually begin with some sort of stimulant. There may be an event that occurred, a conversation, or certain consequences that will either challenge or inspire … Continue reading Loving Changes