Great Marriages…What do they look like?

If you were to sum up what it took to have a great marriage or what did it look like to have a marriage that strives to be great, what would you say? What would be some of the driving principles?There are many marriages out there. We encounter all different types. There are those who …

The Lies That Lead to Divorce

In the past years that Kerry and I have done marriage counseling, there is usually one common thread that we have encountered; it's the lies that the individuals try to tell themselves so as to justify their dissatisfaction in their marriage. Thus building new lies to justify a divorce. The sad part is, they begin …

Viewing Others thru God’s Lens

Looks can be deceiving. Judgments are made without regard to the individual; ideas and perceptions are placed into motion with little regard for the consequences of those initial thoughts.             I  pre-judged some individuals and immediately categorized them into a Class and Group.  Boy, was I ever wrong.  The Lord used that moment not only to …

The Lies That Lead to Divorce

In the past years that Kerry and I have done marriage counseling,there is usually one common thread thatwe have encountered; it's the lies that the individuals try to tell themselves so as to justify their dissatisfaction in their marriage. Thus building new lies to justify a divorce. The sad part is, they begin to completely …

Genuineness of Faith

“You rejoice in this, though now for a short time you have had to be distressed by various trials so that the genuineness of your faith-more valuable than gold, which perishes though refined by fire-may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 1:6,7As I was discussing genuine faith with …

A Growing Bond Servant to the King

Let me pose this question to you, "Who or what are you a Bond-Servant/Slave to?"  My prayer is that the question would stir up thoughts and emotions and make you think.  It did me.To fully understand this question, we must define Bond-Servant.  It is the Greek word, doulos(1401), which means servant or slave.  One who …