Category Archives: Identity in Christ

The virtue of Father Christmas

Originally posted on Laura Droege's blog:
The Christmas conundrum: To allow Santa or to not allow Santa, that is the question. Of all the things that divide Christians, this has to be one of the most seasonal controversies. Along…

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How To Get Along With People Who Voted Differently-5 Suggestions For Saving The World

Originally posted on Amy R. Buckley:
“Who’s your candidate?” A Facebook friend asked me last week. “Only God and the angels know,” I responded. Truly, only God and celestial beings saw the boxes I colored in, with a black marker,…

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Godly Women Teaching Godly Men is Godly (and Biblical)

Originally posted on Tim's Blog – Just One Train Wreck After Another:
It’s not a matter of whether the Bible says women should teach men. It’s a matter of the Bible showing women actually teaching men, and no one…

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Go Love An Enemy and Call Me in the Morning

An encounter from my early days of pastoral work has recently come to mind, perhaps because I don’t yet understand it. This happened in the early 70’s at a church that had just called me as pastor. Speaking with one … 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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The Parental Cloak

Do your children ever see you without your parenting cloak on? If not, they may not really know you. Marriage Minute # 147 The Parental Cloak (from my book Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com) Virginia Satir asked this interesting question … Continue reading

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Scholarship Alert… a look at what Paul really said

Marriage Minute # 144 From my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com An Egalitarian looks at I Timothy 2:12 This will be about marriage by the time I am through with it. It is already about marriage since it is … Continue reading

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To my dear marriage counseling client…

To my dear marriage counseling client… You seem to be intent on telling me several indicting things about your spouse (the person sitting next to you on my couch), and perhaps you are trying to convince me of these things. … Continue reading

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Dreams Can Come True

By the way… my next Couple Communication Workshop is September 18-19. Give us a call at 281-277-8811 to find out more. This is from Emily Dickinson. I share this with concurrent thoughts about the shared dreams and other life-goals of … Continue reading

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Expectations

Marriage Minute # 95 Heathcliff and Catherine from my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com I won’t spoil the story for you if you haven’t read it. Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, has much to say about the strangeness of … Continue reading

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