Every Good Marriage Begins With A Funeral

Gary Thomas’ book Sacred Marriage had a wonderful influence on me. If I had the time I would write more thoroughly on reasons why it encouraged and equipped in my personal marriage and ministry; perhaps I will write such in the future. Further, I have found Gary Thomas’ other books, and even his blog, to be…

Love and Respect in Marriage

This could be used between a husband and wife to discuss the meaning of how to love and respect each other in marriage. The husband and wife want to avoid the “crazy cycle” where his lack of love minimizes her lack of respect and her lack of respect minimizes his lack of love. They want…

Beautiful Marriage (Genesis 24)

  Click for Audio: Beautiful Marriage_Gen 24_July 31 2011 MOTIVATE –          This coming week marks 10 years of marriage. I am humbled at my wife’s patience, honored by her perseverance, passion and prayers. Happy Anniversary Danielle! –          Marriage is a foundational institution, worthy of discussion for several reasons: Marriage is God’s “very good – beautiful”…

Beautiful Fatherhood (Genesis 9)

MOTIVATE µ       Personal blessing not only bc of Father’s day but daughter’s 4th bday! µ       Today is Father’s Day and the name “Father” is a sacred title. –          In Genesis, father’s are the patriarch’s – one’s whom lead, protect, serve and love their family; they are respected and honored for leaving a godly legacy. They…