There is a natural tendency in marriage to just SURVIVE and fail to THRIVE. You know - there is nothing necessarily wrong with your marriage, but there is not a whole lot that's particularly great about it either. Here are six tips that Nannette and I have found helpful in our marriage over the years … Continue reading 6 Powerful Tips To Make Your Marriage THRIVE
1. Dating is about checking each other out. Marriage is about accepting each other fully Dating makes us skeptical by nature. It builds a habit of evaluating the other person based on their merits. You find yourself ask questions like, "Is this the best person for me?", "How long should I put up with this?", … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Dating May Hurt Your Chances At Marriage
What is self-worth? It is simply the sense of one’s own value or worth. -- I'm cautious about writing about self-worth because the cultural understanding of self-worth is based primarily on having a greater admiration and esteem for your self. This brand of self-worth is actually narcissism. There is a great difference between being a … Continue reading 4 Ways To Raise Your Self-Worth & Not Be A Narcissist!
Everyone wants to be happy! From birth we are infused with an innate ability to be happy, to laugh, to giggle and delight in the simplest of things. But as we grow older and get more complicated, we actually lose the ability to be happy. In order to be truly happy we must first first … Continue reading 9 Habits Of Genuinely Happy People
I am often asked, "Why discipleship? Why should I commit to a discipleship program like Impact195?" -- Because truly following Jesus is tough -- We all need equipping! -- The road to maturity in Christ is a narrow one. There are lots of detours and distractions along the way. Jesus warned that the way that … Continue reading Are You Missing Out On The Most Profound Experience of Life?
God wants you to be enormously and wildly successful! -- Think about it -- He has stacked everything extraordinarily in your favor: He made you more than a conquerors through Christ (Rom. 8:37) He always leads you in triumph in Christ (2 Cor. 2:14) He has given you everything you need for life and godliness … Continue reading 7 Simple Keys To Becoming Truly Successful!
What are oral cultures and why are they so important? Orality is simply a term is used to describe a method of communication. An oral culture is one in which the majority of people communicate primarily through spoken as opposed to written word. Often, this includes cultures that have no written language or very high … Continue reading Do You Know The 4 Billion-Person Need?
After 4 different doctors & an MRI, I finally got the truth... ---- I wish I could say it happened as I was running from rebels after preaching the Gospel in a closed country. But the truth is it happened in Senegal while playing basketball with some missionaries I went to visit. It wasn't even … Continue reading What You Can Learn About Yourself From An ACL Tear?
Read the following statements & rate your self on a scale of 1 to 4 as they apply to you: (1 = Never, 2 = Sometimes, 3 = Usually, 4 = Always) You struggle to juggle family, work, relationships, life, etc. Waiting at red lights causes you stress Eating is a time for multitasking (i.e. … Continue reading Are You Too Busy? Take this simple test and find out:
When Jesus was 12 His mom asked Him, "Why did you do this?" He responded, "Didn't you know I'd be about My Father's business." So let me ask you, "Why are you doing what you are doing?" Really, stop and think about it for a minute. Do you know why you are doing what you … Continue reading How To Tell The Difference Between Our Busyness And God’s Business