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What Does It Look Like To Love Your Wife Like Christ Loved The Church?

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Many men are good at going to church. But when it comes to leading their wives spiritually, its a completely different story. Their lives are marked by passivity covered in shame. Deep down, they know they should be doing something, but they can’t quite put their finger on exactly what that is. Continue Reading…

5 Not-So-Popular But Great Books On Parenting

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Being a parent is not difficult. It just takes having someone who refers to you as “mom” or “dad.” Being a great parent, though, is a different story. That requires practice, study, and learning from plenty of mistakes. Which one do you plan on being? Continue Reading…

Is The Christianity You Teach Your Kids Not Really Christianity At All?

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Like many well-meaning parents, I look for opportunities to teach my kids truth from the Bible. We talk about Jesus, read stories from the Scriptures, and talk about what it looks like to honor God with our lives. But so many parents inadvertently dummy-down the Bible in the process. The result is toxic. Continue Reading…

My Advice To Young Parents

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Becoming a new parent can be downright terrifying. Like many of you, I remember being surprised they actually let me leave the hospital with our baby. I kept telling myself to look confident and defer to my wife when the nurses asked me questions. This post is for men who were just like me. Continue Reading…

One Strong Caution For Anyone Considering Fostering Or Adoption

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Hollywood has made it cool to adopt. Angelina Jolie might deserve the credit for jump-starting the Hollywood elite to grab – not just their designer shoes and purses – but their adopted children as well. Thrown in a well-timed movie, “The Blind Side,” and now many everyday Americans are scrambling to expand their families just the same. Continue Reading…

How To Fight For Your Son In A Way He Will Love

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This past Saturday was an ordinary Saturday morning. I was drinking coffee and reading a book. Steph was enjoying the one morning a week when she is able to sleep a little later than normal. It was calm. Peaceful. My how things can change in an instant. Continue Reading…

In Search Of Great And Godly Young People

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Nobody should miss the grace of God. Not one person. Not even the kids in your city that seem to “fall through the cracks” at times. For this reason, I need your help. Continue Reading…

What Men Know They Need But Don’t Know How To Get

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Anyone can build a treehouse. It’s not rocket science. It just takes developing a plan of what the desired outcome is, grabbing a hammer and some different saws, and taking quite a few trips to the local hardware store for supplies. There is one thing I found to be true in building them: It is much more difficult to do alone. Continue Reading…

What Should You Do With The Rest Of Your Life?

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We live in a world of a thousand choices. Like a child in line at the snack shop frozen by the myriad of options in front of him, so are many Christians today – who stand wondering, “What is God’s will for my life?” Their life is on pause as they wait to know what they should do with their life. It doesn’t have to be this way. Continue Reading…

How Do You Connect Your Church And Home?

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My son paid me one of the biggest compliments that I can remember today. It came while I was laying in his bed with him during our nightly ritual. I was in the middle of telling both my older sons why I love being their dad when my oldest son whispered something under his breath. “Dad, you’re a really good dad.” The words hit me like a ton of bricks. Continue Reading…

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