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7 Truths About Marriage You Will Not Hear In Church

Ever wish you had the answers to a test before you walked into the classroom? Maybe some of you did have the answers, but you better keep that to yourself. I took some really hard tests during my time in college. And if you spent time in college you remember …

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To My Children: 11 Footsteps Your Dad Wants You To Follow

Twice a week I take my boys to a parents’ day out program where they spend a few hours doing two and three-year-old stuff. Crafts. Playground. Potty time. Nap. Usually, Tiffani picks them up. But, on rare occasions, she’s busy and the responsibility falls on me. Most days are rather …

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7 Lies Christians Believe About Sex

Things aren’t always as they seem. Take Prince Hans in the movie Frozen, for example. That fool pretends to be a charming, stand-up guy. And when Anna needs him most, Prince Hans pulls an Okie-Doke on her, leaving her for dead. What a jerk. I seriously think I threw my …

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7 Friends That Will Ruin Your Life

I remember the night so clearly. I was driving down a dark, narrow two-lane road with the gas pedal to the floor. Intoxicated. It was the night my life hit rock bottom. I wasn’t man enough to throw my truck in front of a tree. But if I happened to …

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8 Ways To Ruin Your Marriage Long Before You Say, “I do.”

In football, wins and losses are determined before the whistle ever blows. I learned this playing in community college. Football was a job. Every day you watched film. You analyzed and dissected footage from the previous game and the upcoming opponent. If you weren’t in the film room, you were on …

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10 Truths For Newlyweds That Will Transform Your Marriage

I remember the moment so clearly. The wedding day had passed. The honeymoon was over. I was on my couch at home and it hit me…marriage is here. No turning back. No walking away. And marriage doesn’t give you an opportunity to warm up. Similar to forcing a baseball player into a game …

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8 Terrible Pieces of Dating Advice Christians Give

Ever been in a conversation where a statement that is made leaves you shaking your head? And you start wondering whether this individual has any idea the context of the conversation. After the bad advice “pow-wow” breaks, you have to do damage control. But most of the time the damage is …

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7 Truths About Parenting Christians Need To Grasp

Parenting is hard. Can someone give me an “Amen!” Yes, it is amazing. Yes, it is beautiful. But, yes, it is extremely difficult. Make no mistake…I love the church for being a community for me during my adolescent years. And now during my parenting years. At the same time, however, the church must realize …