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Want a Better Marriage? The Answer Is Surprisingly Simple – Part 2

Jesus loved the church first; Jesus loves even when His love is not reciprocated; He loves unconditionally; and He loves eternally. There are also many characteristics of His love. I’ve outlined a couple below, those that I believe are the most important for us, as Christian husbands, to remember. Jesus’ love is a…

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Want a Better Marriage? The Answer Is Surprisingly Simple – Part 1

When our nation has a divorce rate that exceeds 50%, I think it is safe to say that many either are or should be asking how to have a better, stronger marriage. I do believe people are looking for answers. For example, a search of Half.com for books on “marriage” yields more than 23,000 hits! These books were written to fill demand created by people searching for books on the topic. I believe the answer to most problems in most marriages is quite simple. It is time for Christian husbands to get back to basics.

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Do You REALLY Care about Your Family?

Do you care about your spouse? Does it matter to you what your children will become? Not what they will do for work – but who they will be – what they will become. What legacy you are leaving for your grandchildren? In our parenting journey, Sarah and I have noted essentials for healthy families. Every family can do these!

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MOVIE: Parental Guidance

Joy and I thoroughly enjoyed this movie.  Enjoyed is an understatement – we laughed our heads off.  But this wasn’t the kind of comedy you would feel guilty about later. It was family-friendly for sure.  It’s emphasis on marriage and family made it a hit in our home.  Couldn’t hurt that it had a hilarious […]

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The Anniversary

My wife and oldest daughter are beginning a Bible study of the Proverbs 31 woman. On the eve of our 13th anniversary, I realized I haven’t thought of Shannon as a Proverbs 31 woman. But that was because I never had to. Verse 11 and 12 says she is trustworthy and constant in her love. I have trusted Shannon with all the things of my heart for thirteen years and I have never questioned or doubted her love for me or our children.

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Save the Males

God didn’t just create you to be male. He created you to be a man. And that’s not a given. Godly manhood is a role that we choose to embrace. God set men down on this planet and said, “Conquer it. Take ownership and leadership. Cultivate and build.” So, at no point, did God tell men, “Go, be gruff, rude, selfish, and step on people.” He has called men to servant leadership, following in the footsteps and example of Christ. So we’re to nurture, to build, and to initiate – in a humble manner – just like Christ does for us and for the church and for all His creation.

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