From Our Hearts

Husbands, Here's Your "Buddy Check"

Husbands, Here's Your "Buddy Check"
I’ve heard so many believers say, “Don’t study the subject of marriage unless you’re willing to let God work you over as a husband or wife.” That’s exactly how it’s been for Elizabeth and I so many times during our writing process on the topic of marriage. Ouch...

Commitment and Courage

Commitment and Courage by Elizabeth George
When Jim and I walked away from that ceremony we came away thrilled with all of the tradition and proud of the determination of those troops, but also sobered with the reality of what it means and looks like to be truly committed to something, a cause, a creed, a country—a set of beliefs.

Growing Together

Growing Together by Elizabeth George
Over the years I’ve encountered many life changing verses of scripture during my time of bible study. In particular, Luke 1:5-6 has really challenged me in my own spiritual growth...

Boundaries and Promises

Boundaries and Promises
Children thrive when they are raised in a home that implements structure; so do we. Sure, rules give guidance and instill boundaries, but they also bring freedom. It’s all about perspective. God’s Word...

Becoming a Godly Husband

Becoming a Godly Husband
During your next Bible study time, open up and read the book of Ruth. It may only be four chapters in the Bible, but it’s a beautiful love story of two godly people who eventually married and went on to leave...

Teaching Versus Training

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Many fathers are convinced that they aren’t cut out to teach the children, but this is simply a matter of perspective and word choice. Fathers do teach. They simply do so in a manner more respective to...

Parenting the Heart

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Our behavior is heart driven. There­fore, correction, discipline and training, every aspect of parenting, must be addressed to the heart. The fundamental task of parenting is...

Our True Citizenship

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The temptation for worldly acceptance comes when you lose sight of your identity. As a believer in Christ you are a...

Focus on Marriage

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Not long after Jim and I were married, we realized we had a longing for many of the same things a lot of other newlywed couples long for. We wanted good jobs, a good income, a new car, and an exciting...

Parenting is a Team Sport

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A significant number of men are sports fans. Some don’t even care if it is football, baseball, basketball, or racing as long as it is competitive. They become...

Power in Prayer for Couples

Power in Prayer for Couples

There are few things that can change a marriage the way prayer can. Over and over we witness couples whose marriage was on the brink of uttering the dreaded...

How to Study the Bible Effectively

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Consider this a guide to help you walk through practical ways you can get the most out of your study time and to find out for yourself the meaning of scripture as well as its origin. Over time you will develop your own techniques and style in how to study the Bible, and that is how it should be!