So that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything!

You Do Not Have A Good Marriage Because You Do Not Ask God!

Having a Good Marriage Having a good or even great marriage is no easy task.  These days most seem content to have a tolerable marriage. Marriages by my observation seem to me anything but passionate and thriving.  Sadly, this is not God’s design or desire for us and yet we settle and sink slowly into […]

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear & Imperfect Love Invites Fear

  1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. The Perfect Love of God It didn’t take us humans long to mess up perfect love.  Adam and Eve very quickly found themselves […]

Facebook is Killing My Soul!

Is Facebook and Social Media Killing Our Souls? Recently I was asked by a friend, “why haven’t I seen you on Facebook lately?”  A very good question considering that I would have typically posted 1-2 times a day, plus tweeted 2-3 times a day, Google +’d and posted for my various businesses or causes another […]

Good Friday Reflections: The Greatest Joy Comes After the Greatest Sorrow

 Experiencing Joy After Sorrow As I sit here alone in my home (mom and 3 kids out on an adventure), I have a few moments to reflect on this day and it’s impact on my life.  Two passages of scripture capture my thoughts on this Good Friday (the day we set aside to remember the […]

Pure Devotion: Our Need for an Undefiled Love of God!

Do you ever feel like your heart wanders from God… from pure devotion?  I’m not talking about losing faith or walking away from God.  No, I’m talking about the subtle and sometimes painful realization that you just aren’t where you used to be in regards to connection to Jesus and God’s heart. How to Have […]

Everything We Do and Say Matters as Parents! Pt 1of 2

Watch Your Mouth! Recently, I have become more and more aware of how important my role as a father is and will be in the life of my 3 kids.  I have also become aware, unfortunately, just how much I fall short as a father.  As of this blog my kids are 6, 4 and […]

4 Keys to Healthy Family Dynamics, Part 3. Obedience

OBEDIENCE: Children… OBEY Eph. 6:1-3 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” Healthy family dynamics are not only the responsibility of […]

4 Keys to Healthy Family Dynamics. Part 2: Love

What’s Love Got to do with it? LOVE:  Husbands love your wife… V19 Take a quick moment to read Eph 5:25-27. This is by far my favorite family dynamic.  This is the one that comes most naturally for me and the one that I really, really enjoy receiving.  Now, giving love, especially by way of […]

What’s On Your Mind?

We are what’s on our minds So what’s on your mind these days?  What fills your thoughts and occupies space in your brain cave?  This has been a very important question I’ve had to ask myself lately.  You see, lately what has occupied space in my mind has been things like: fear, doubt, shame, a […]

My Goal for an Imbalanced Life: Part 2

Ok, so we have looked at the myth of a balanced life in Part I of this blog.  Instead of pursuing balance I have decided to pursue my priorities and keep them.  It is God aligned priorities and making room for them that will make the biggest impact on our daily life and relationships.  If […]