Category Archives: Christian Life

Like Jesus Prayed…

Recently, while studying for a class I am teaching about the Lord’s Prayer, I came across a simple and beautiful observation about Jesus and his prayer life. I’ll share it with you. Now, I will tell you something about my … Continue reading

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Don’t Say It… Don’t Say It…

I am no expert at this, thankfully, but I think I must have picked up some difficult to understand things about grief. I hear it called “sitting with grief”, and maybe we can share our various definitions of it. I … Continue reading

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What is it to Live Genuine?

Three more “Minutes” from my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com What Do You Do?…..  Being Real…..  and Thinking Marriage Minute # 174 What Do You Do? Recently, at a dinner, several people who didn’t know everyone at the table … Continue reading

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Two Articles about the Impossible

From my book, Marriage Minutes, available at Amazon.com Marriage Minute # 20 The Impossible Triangle More dangerous than the Bermuda Triangle is another treacherous triangle. It is a danger to both individuals and families, drags marriages down, and puts each … Continue reading

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Rethinking Anger

Marriage Minute # 7 Rethinking Anger… from my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Some startling research about anger was published a while ago that has encouraged us to rethink some ideas about anger. Out there in Pop Psychology you … Continue reading

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Can’t Help Myself

Marriage Minute # 5 Can’t Help Myself? (From my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com) While preparing for a workshop on domestic violence I came across an interesting quote. It is one of those statements I wish I had said, … Continue reading

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Check the Instruments

From my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com Marriage Minute # 193 Check the Instruments Let me tell you about a friend of mine. He is a pilot who flies some of the largest passenger planes in the world. He’s … Continue reading

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To tell the truth…

Just finished reading two excellent books by Justin Holcomb… Know the Creeds and Councils, and Know the Heretics… at the conclusion of the latter, I found a most excellent thought. “Why…does it even matter if we believe the right things … Continue reading

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A Trip to Frog Level

Travel with me to a place in my imagination, but it is real. After being in ministry for a few years I invented this place to work through some frustrations. We will visit the “Little Hope Baptist Church” in Frog … Continue reading

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Threats

From the book, Marriage Minutes….. Marriage Minute # 130 Threats A while ago, I asked the question, “What attracted you to marriage?” One of the good things about a good marriage is a quality seldom discussed but almost always found … Continue reading

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