Guest Post: “Christians, Stop Staying Pure Till Marriage”

This is a guest post from a young lady by the name Sarah.  This article was passed to me by a father, a husband, and a man of God raising two children.  He knows the heart and passion Kerry and I have for teaching parents and families to stop raising kids and begin raising adults, …

What Advice Can You Share??

No, we are not running out of topics. Believe us, there is PLENTY left to discuss about parenting and marriage, including sexual intimacy. There are a myriad of challenges and ways to attend to this particular aspect of the family and marital relationship. The secular world continues to toss out their wrong ideas about discipline, …

How Can I Strengthen My Marriage? Let’s start with these 21…

It has come to our attention that many will be making New Year Resolutions this coming week. Some will have to do with their health, their attitudes, and many even having to do with family interaction.  Those are all well and good. For some, those are necessary resolutions for one to strive for. Kerry and …

Holiday Date Night Ideas….Merry Christmas!

This list comes from the web page, Happy Wives Club.  We loved the list and had to share. 7 Fun Holiday Date Night Traditions 1. Bask in the Glory of Holiday Lights. Christmas lights are a holiday tradition dating back to Thomas Edison and became an official holiday tradition in 1895. Holiday lights are beautiful …

The Top 10 from Redeeming The White Space

It has been an amazing year for us. We have been blessed to encounter and counsel many couples.  We have witnessed God’s hand in the healing and restoration of 9 couples. We have also been blessed to journey with many others as they chose to Redeem the White Space in their marriages and families. We …

Romancing Your Wife – 20 Ideas

Here is a great reminder for all husbands. Even as I went over the list again, and I wrote it, I realize I could do so much more to romance Kerry.

PURSUIT OF MARRIAGE

It seems that during this crazy and fast paced life we all live as husband and wife, and especially as the years increase in our marriages, we forget to romance our spouses. We forget how we treated them when we were dating. They were all we could think of.  We spent many an hour coming up with ways we could show them we love them…then comes children, then comes careers, then comes life…
I was surprised by 5 large, red, Mylar heart balloons today from Kerry. When I asked her what they were for, she replied, “I just wanted you to know how much I love you.” She went out of her way to “romance” me. Yes, we will serve each other as we go throughout the daily routine; however, she went out and did something above and beyond, yet very simple, to just say, “I love you.”
It got…

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Can I Smash My Daughter’s Cell Phone- PART II

Here is the last of Jonathan McKee's 5 part series on Guardrails for our children. If you have enjoyed them, then sign up for his newsletter to be delivered to you into your inbox. We’ve set guardrails, including some really well thought out cell phone boundaries that should be no problem for our kids to …

Date Night Idea: Dessert Meal with a Free Movie

Yes, Christmas is a week away and for some, now begins the shopping craze.  However, we would like to propose something different this last week before Christmas. STOP!  Slow down and reconnect with your spouse.  Take time to set aside one night in the coming week, or maybe a morning or afternoon, and spend quality …

Recipe to Share…

Ya know, it’s been almost 2 years since I posted this article. Now that it is getting cold outside and family life is still hectic, I think this is a good time to share this again. Enjoy!

PURSUIT OF MARRIAGE

Many of you know that not only do I love to eat, I also love to cook. As busy as our family schedule is, I have embraced what I consider one of the most vital  cooking appliances we own. It has saved us time and allows us to come home to a meal all ready to enjoy.
Yup, it’s the Crock Pot. What an amazing invention and one that all families should own. I will also share with you another vital component one should use while cooking with their Crock Pot, the Crock Pot Liners. You just use them to line your Crock Pot and then after all is cooked and consumed…lift it straight out and throw it away. Your “always reliable” cooking appliance is ready for the next meal.
Ok, enough bragging on that, I wanted to share with you a recipe from an amazing web site filled with slow cooker recipes…

Here is the recipe for Crock Pot EASY Baked Potato…

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