I encourage you to use Ephesians 5 Romance in Daily Devotions with your bride.
I recommend each mate have his/her own copy to highlight & take notes in the margins for further study & discussion.
Men need to take the lead.
You will make your bride feel safe, loved & cherished as you demonstrate your consistent desire to care for her emotionally & spiritually. You will also build your confidence as a leader! So set aside a time to read aloud a chapter each day & engage in discussion.
Do you feel stuck? Perhaps it’s because you don’t realize that Your Salvation was only the beginning. Your New Life in The Kingdom is a God-designed process. Each stage of Your Development requires your awareness & your cooperation. It’s not relative. It’s relational. Continue reading “Your New Life”
“When the only tool you have is a hammer, the only thing you see is a nail.”
We can talk about lots of Principles for Building Great Marriages. I’ve done that a lot. (Read Ephesians 5 Romance, for a ton of practical tips.)
And this stuff really works.
Except when it doesn’t.
Continue reading “Some Things Are Different”
You’re a good man.
A very good man.
So don’t believe anyone who tries to tell you differently.
Not even yourself!
Because Jesus …
Be strong & courageous.
Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
The Lord Your God is with you now.
The Lord is with you, Mighty Warrior.
I love the movies. Stories – written or told aloud – of transformation. Consider the hero of any great story … on the Big Screen or in The Bible. Continue reading “What Does It Take to Be a Hero?”