Browsing All posts tagged under »forgiveness«

I am going to show them!

July 2, 2013 by

2

As men, we are programmed to try to fix things. Usually that is a very helpful thing. If something stops working on the car, then we try to diagnose the problem and fix it. If the drain is slow or clogged, then we try to fix it. If a big roach is crawling across the […]

Let Go! From Passive Husband to a Husband with Passion

May 21, 2013 by

19

One of the biggest problems being faced in marriages today is when a husband stops leading in the marriage. Somewhere along the way he has shut down and stopped communicating. He has decided to stop feeling and go along for the ride because in his mind he thinks this might be easier. Maybe he feels […]

A Prodigal Husband: The Compassionate Father

March 27, 2013 by

1

We have been looking  in Luke 15 this week about the Parable of the Lost Son. The story, also known as the Parable of the Prodigal Son, involves a man and his two sons. The younger of the two decided that he wanted his inheritance early and left home to go to a nearby country. As […]

What’s Your Story?

March 18, 2013 by

5

This weekend I took my son to Winter Jam, billed as the world’s largest Christian concert tour. Basically, they have 10 current Christian contemporary bands covering a few different styles of music for $10. With a great price, they fill up every arena they go to and put on a great show. The biggest issue […]

The List (Part 2): The Source of LISTful Behavior

February 7, 2013 by

5

If I told you that it was important to listen to your wife you wouldn’t argue much. But if I told you that we need to take the “list” out of listening you would agree with that as well. In marriage, one fear most men have is the list. We think that we have awakened […]

The List (Part 1): Ground Rules

February 6, 2013 by

2

This past weekend was Groundhog’s Day. Back in 1993, there was a movie that came out about Groundhog’s Day where a weatherman played by Bill Murray has to cover the annual event in Pennsylvania. In the film, he keeps waking up in his hotel room each morning and it is still Groundhog’s Day. After basically […]

The No. 2 Pencil Marriage

January 29, 2013 by

1

A friend told me the other day that their child was taking the SAT’s for the first time on Saturday. That brought up a bunch of reminders of my high school days and how “important” those standardized test scores were to a student’s future college endeavors. One of the big things I remember about those […]