marriage

086 – Why Go To a Marriage Conference

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: We went to a dinner where Alex was presented with the Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Award. It’s a proud moment for a parent when you see your child get recognized. State Senator, Brandt Hershman, presented the award. Both my parents and Heather’s parents were able to attend as well, which made it extra special. Why Go To a Marriage Conference There are many reasons to go to a marriage conference. In this episode, I…

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What Marriage Is

“It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” These are the words of God from Genesis 2:18. I was recently presented with the opportunity to teach a lesson to our church youth ministry on the subject of marriage. I enjoyed the time to, once again, study the passages from the early chapters of the book of Genesis. Given all the garbage spewed at us from Hollywood and news media,…

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Regular Relationship Maintenance

I spent a recent Saturday scraping and repainting the outdoor trim around the doorways of our house. I don’t care too much for painting but it was past time for it to be done. The paint was chipping and the trim was starting to look pretty shoddy. So I scraped and scraped and then I sanded and sanded some more. Then I painted carefully easing the brush along the trim. Then I grabbed the wet paper towel and dabbed the…

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058 – Dealing with Domestic Abuse

Show Notes In this episode, I talk with Rev. Chris Moles about the issue of domestic violence. It is estimated that one in four women are subject to some form of domestic abuse. Chris is an ordained minister with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and Senior Pastor of Grace Community Chapel (Eleanor, WV), he is a Certified Biblical Counselor (ACBC) and a certified group facilitator in domestic violence intervention and prevention, he is also a faculty member with the West…

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057 – Good Parenting Starts With Good Marriaging

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Taking Nolan with me to get the cabinet doors replaced. If you want to improve your parenting and your relationship with your kids, start by improving your marriage and your relationship with your spouse. Good parenting starts with good “marriaging”. I made that word up. I encourage you to use it in your normal vocabulary. Then whenever asked where it came from you can refer people to Intentional Parenting! We always need to work…

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What I Learned From the Oneness Prayer Challenge

Did you participate in the Family Life Oneness Prayer Challenge in September? My wife and I took the opportunity to do this and I wanted to share a few things that I learned from it. 1. More praying doesn’t mean I won’t fall into sin Just because I was more intentional in my prayer time doesn’t mean I won’t fall to temptation or sin sometimes. But hopefully those times will become less and less. I think the more we participate…

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