How To Be a Strong Dad During Tough Times

2021-12-14T18:32:04+00:00

  Going through a crisis is very much like riding through a thunderstorm. While driving through the storm you are not focused on anything but the potential danger and threat of the storm. You immediately turn off the radio. You don’t have any desire to hear the news. You are not concerned about what the [...]

How To Be a Strong Dad During Tough Times2021-12-14T18:32:04+00:00

8 Essential Characteristics of a Healthy Marriage

2021-11-23T19:02:19+00:00

  What’s it take to have a healthy marriage? TV and moves will tell you one thing. Magazines and social media will tell you another. It’s not easy to know what makes a healthy marriage—especially in a day when most marriages end in divorce. Marriage isn’t easy. Whoever tells you it is lying. But, I’ve [...]

8 Essential Characteristics of a Healthy Marriage2021-11-23T19:02:19+00:00

10 things about fatherhood that helped me be a better husband

2021-11-03T18:59:22+00:00

Fatherhood has helped me be a better husband. Over the years, I’ve had seasons of struggle and seasons of thriving. Through it all, as I reflect, I’ve learned a lot about leading my family. Here are a few observations of things that I’ve learned by being a father that have [...]

10 things about fatherhood that helped me be a better husband2021-11-03T18:59:22+00:00

7 marriage myths we need to debunk

2021-10-27T19:43:33+00:00

Though bad thinking and attitudes are not the only sources of marital problems, I believe that a majority of marital troubles can stem from distorted beliefs and perceptions about marriage in general and each other. At a minimal level, bad thinking and negative attitudes maintain bad feelings regarding your spouse [...]

7 marriage myths we need to debunk2021-10-27T19:43:33+00:00

I want to grow old with you: learning how to stay married

2021-09-08T19:38:00+00:00

“I want to grow old with you,” I said these words to my wife when I was a very young man. I was immature, energetic, impetuous and jam-packed with testosterone. Yet, I meant every word. Almost 30 years later, I still whisper the same expression from time to time, between [...]

I want to grow old with you: learning how to stay married2021-09-08T19:38:00+00:00

How to deal with conflict in marriage

2021-09-08T19:38:41+00:00

Conflict doesn’t mean death to your marriage. Divorce is most common when conflict is hidden or unresolved, not when it’s dealt with openly. Conflict in itself doesn’t lead to divorce.  Lack of resolution has brought divorce at worst and unhappiness at best. Conflict resolution may sound complicated, but it’s possible. [...]

How to deal with conflict in marriage2021-09-08T19:38:41+00:00

FamilyLife articles on fatherhood

2021-03-18T19:14:43+00:00

Find several helpful FamilyLife articles on fatherhood with tips from folks like Dennis Rainey and Jim Mitchell: Fanning the Flames of Faith (Dennis Rainey) Building a simple fire pit in the backyard was key in building up the spiritual condition of our children. Barbara and I have been blessed with six children. Sitting in the [...]

FamilyLife articles on fatherhood2021-03-18T19:14:43+00:00
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