12 Stones

“In the future, when your children ask you, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’  you should tell them…”  Joshua 6b-7a On Thursday, March 21, Kerry and I will share our 29 year marriage journey at a new once-a-month conference held on select Thursdays throughout the year. This monthly conference is called “Hot Topic.” There …

POM Marriage Retreat Sale!!

New Year’s Sale!!  Pursuit of Marriage Retreat Sale…now thru January 19th For the Upcoming Retreats: “Foundations in Marriage” February 16-18 in Sacramento, New Mexico Registration Link for "Foundations in Marriage" “3 Facets of Intimacy in Marriage” March 15-17 in Athens, Texas Registration Link for "3 Facets of Intimacy" When you and another couple register online, …

Adulterous Affairs Don’t Begin with Sex; They Begin with Inappropriate Friendships

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2                     It seems …

Communication Conference-POM

    Effective communication in your marriage is not just about saying and hearing words—it’s all about relaying ideas accurately with the intent of building a mutual understanding. When a husband and wife practice healthy habits for talking, listening, and processing together, it’s not only good for their marriage, but ultimately for the glory of God. …

Victim or Survivor?

Victim: Something destroyed; something completely sacrificed in the pursuit of an object or situation. Survivor: One who outlives another or a situation of conflict. In this world, it seems that we begin to classify ourselves as either a “Victim” or a “Survivor” of our past or current circumstances. It’s become easy to play the victim …

Stay True Advice…Baylee’s list of roughly 55 things all teenagers need to know

We shared this 2 years ago when our youngest daughter graduated from high school. Since it's that time of the year again, it seemed appropriate to share again. Baylee, as well as the other graduating Seniors from our Youth Group, were asked by our Youth Pastor to share some wisdom and advice to those still …

Prayer Stones: How Do You Pray For Your Spouse?

  If you are ever in my office you will find a small clear container holding polished, iridescent, glass stones. My wife, Kerry, began leaving me these small stones daily, in different locations. They were to be a simple way to tell me that she was praying for me and loving on me. I in …