Archives: March 2014

THREE LIES FROM SATAN THAT WILL DESTROY YOUR MARRIAGE

March 17, 2014 - Marriage

Satan roams about seeking whom he may devour. He loves to attack marriages, and is willing to give you what you want as long as he gets what he wants. For that reason, these three lies are designed to...

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DO YOU LOVE YOUR KIDS THIS MUCH?

March 14, 2014 - Parenting

The most effective way to teach children is by how we respond when we make mistakes. Regardless of whether it’s a little mistake like backing over the mailbox as my wife says, “Watch out for the mailbox!” And I...

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HOW TO GET ON THE RIGHT TRACK

March 12, 2014 - God

One afternoon, Gwen and I were exploring New York City via the subway system. We were attempting to travel by train to the location we wanted to visit—the Statue of Liberty. But where we ended up was a surprise.

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DON’T WASTE YOUR LIFE

March 11, 2014 - God

“I am wired by nature to love the same toys that the world loves. I start to fit in. I start to love what others love. I start to call earth “home.” Before you know it, I am calling...

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THE SECRET TO SURVIVING THE STORM

March 10, 2014 - Serious Struggles

I am often reminded of the presence and power of God. Paul tells us in 2 Corinthians 4:8-9, We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down,...

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HOW TO TELL WHICH PATH IS GOD’S PATH

March 7, 2014 - Radical Hope

Sometimes we find ourselves on a path well-suited for our talents, abilities, and even our comfort level. At other times, we can barely wait to get off the stage. But which one is the path God chooses for us?

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IF YOU WANT TO HEAR FROM GOD

March 6, 2014 - God

If you want to hear from God, spend time in His Word, and then be still in a dark, quiet room. You may be amazed what you hear. 

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WHAT GOD DOES WHEN WE TURN AWAY

March 5, 2014 - Serious Struggles

In Thirteen Months, I mentioned a time when I had received inconceivable, frightening news about my wife, Gwen. It was such a shock, for a moment I told God I was not going to accept it, and turned my back...

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FOR EVERY GREAT MAN THERE’S A WOMAN

March 4, 2014 - Romance

Many years ago I wrote my wife poems. My prose has never been conventional, but it expressed a truth about my love for her. I found this one a few days ago. I wrote it in 1990. *** For...

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FIVE STUPID REASONS WE DON’T DATE

March 3, 2014 - Romance

Dating can be scary. That being said, it’s often how we find a soul mate. No pressure, right? So with that level of payoff, why is it stressful?

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