“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” –John 15:13 Sometimes life is going to throw you some curve balls, we all know that. God tells us it rains on the just and the unjust as well. Good things happen to bad people and bad things happen … More A Talk on Free Will
Life is full of losses – absolutely nothing around you is permanent. We all go through seasons of grief, tragedy, and loss. You could lose your finances, your job, your health, your marriage, and even loved ones who die. You need to be prepared to handle losses in your life. There are 5 Steps that … More Dealing With A Sense of Loss
With the current rate of divorce in America hovering around 50%, there is no lack of people who need marriage counseling. Yet for many, there is an incredibly harsh stigma attached to marriage counseling. Most people do not want others to know they are going to a counselor at all. This means that even if … More Marriage Counseling: How It’s Done
Divorce is an absolute devastating event in every persons life who experiences it, especially children. Children immediately assume that the divorce was caused by something they did because Mom and Dad are “perfect” and therefore it has to be the child’s fault. The parents are usually way too busy dealing with the divorce to sit … More How Soon Should I Remarry After A Divorce?
“There can be no recovering from a moral failure until the facts are faced.” A very wise teacher in Seminary shared this nugget of wisdom with me as I was preparing for this amazing career in Christian Counseling and Pastoral Work. Unfortunately I find myself using it far too many times with my clients. Affairs … More Face The Facts about Affairs
Anyone who has been successfully married for a long time will tell you that the real secret to a strong, vibrant marriage is having strong and vibrant communication with your spouse. You do not need to be able to finish each others sentences, but what you do need to know is when to listen and … More Marriage = Communication
Have you ever thought of God as being an artist? If not, you sure are missing out on the world around you and the beauty that He has filled it with. Take this picture for example: At first we see all of the beautiful colors and the different hues and we see that God has … More God The Artist
Genesis 1 – “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” I believe God created all that there is: the heavens, the Earth, man, woman, animals, wind, water – you name it, He created it for our pleasure and sustenance. Exodus 21-22 – “21 Then Moses raised his hand over the sea, and the … More I Believe
In Matthew 8:25, we are shown a very dramatic scene where the Disciples and Jesus were in a boat after a long day and suddenly a great storm appeared and began to toss their boat all around. Now we need to remember that over half of these men were fisherman and more than a few … More “Lord Save Us!! We Are Going To Drown!”
Let’s let God tell us directly from His Word in 1 Corinthians 13: ” If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s … More How Important Is Love To God?