Relationship Maintenance

Charging the Batteries and Changing the Oil

As I drove back from the recreation center close to our new home with my wife, I was reminded how good it felt to get out and exercise and be a part of the community. Loads of books and tests have formed an impenetrable brick wall around me lately, amongst many other life circumstances, and […]

The Genius Behind The “Genius”

How God Uses Our Wives To Shape Our Lives

In Genesis we see the most full and informative picture of the unique, intimate and rich relationship between a man and a woman. Adam was created first (Genesis 2:7), then Eve second (Genesis 2:22). Eve was created to be a helper, a companion for Adam (Genesis 2:18). Both are equal in dignity, but both serve […]

The Danger of ‘Happily-Ever-After’ Living

Discovering Sin And Discovering God's Grace

Have you ever got wrapped up in a fairytale romance movie? Have you ever wished the movie depicted your life, as the beautiful princess and successful prince ride away into the sunset quietly and calmly living happily ever after with no war and no marital struggle or conflict at all? If we are honest, we […]

Real Love Is Built When You Build History

True Love Transcends The "Ups" and "Downs" of Life

When you first move to a community, you know no one. After some time there you eventually get into relationship with people and you begin to open up to people and vice versa. In the same way, when I serve a new congregation, my love for them grows as I pray for them more and […]

3 Tips For Tuning Into The Same Frequency As Your Spouse

Leaning Into Marital Happiness

Disconnection is a huge problem in regards to the on-going health of relationships. As life moves a long and the dating butterflies lessen, real life sets in. When this happens, some couples chose to fuel disconnection, other’s lean to fuel connection –they lean into marital happiness. But even though some couples choose to fight against […]

Defeating The ‘Lions’ In Your Life

Daniel 6:22

Do you struggle with bullying or doing what is right in life? Is there a part of you that believes if you do what is right or follow God unapologetically and fearlessly, that He won’t come through for you? Maybe you think if you serve yourself, instead of God or just break a few rules […]

Should Pastor’s Be Bi-Vocational?

Assessing 21st Century Trends

In the generation of our forefathers, Pastors were much more highly esteemed –meaning, culture spoke highly of them. Research shows it and my experience proves it. This trend; however, has almost completely reversed and instead, an increased amount of hostility towards anyone holding a religious affiliation or religions title of ‘leadership’ has resulted in a […]

Jesus Christ: The Universal Language of Love

Learning What it Truly Means Be Alive With Christ

The universal language of love is soaked in the precious blood of Jesus’ overcoming power on the cross — in His death and in His resurrection — and every person , every tribe or tongue who knows Christ as their Lord and Saviour, through the power of God’s son, has access to a supernatural type […]