Pursuit of Marriage 3 Day Retreats are Texas Bound!! Join us in March 2019

You asked, we responded. Texas...Here we come!! Yes, we are taking our Marriage Retreat to Athens, Texas: Caplin Ranch This is a Three-Day Marriage Retreat facilitated by Joe and Kerry Vivian. Come and spend the weekend at Caplin Ranch in Athens, Texas for our " 3 Facets of Intimacy in Marriage" retreat. During that weekend …

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 …

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 …

Social Media or Your Spouse? Which Do You Choose?

Yup, Social Media Can Erode Your Emotional Bond With Your Spouse Cellphones, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and other forms of Social Media can either bless or break a marriage. When we learn to use these tools within the parameters of our marriage covenant, they can then greatly enhance communication between a husband and wife. However, …

3 Keys for Your Boys in A Sex Saturated Culture

  The first time I saw a Playboy magazine, I was about 12 years old and hanging out at a friend’s house. My buddy had covertly collected a secret stash of magazines under his bed. He had gone to great lengths to acquire the contraband, and his bedroom stash became the stuff of legend among our …

What Tables Need To Be Overturned in Your House?

And Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who sold and bought in the temple, and He overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons. He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you make it a den of …

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 …

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 …

Can I Smash My Daughter’s Cell Phone? PART I

Here is part 4 in the 5 part series from Jonathan McKee. Teenage cell phone use… er… misuse is the hot subject on parents’ minds. Teenagers are pushing the limits, and parents are questioning how to respond. After teaching my workshops, I always enjoy the chance to mingle with parents and listen to their struggles. …