Category Archives: marriage / relationships

A Terrible Question

Ever get into a funky place where you seem restless, irritable, and discontent? Well, I do.  Sometimes for long stretches, I am sad to say.  And I have found that when I get into one of these grouchy seasons, there … Continue reading

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This was my most physically fit point of last year.  I don’t have an updated Wii Fit screen shot to show you today, but it is in the neighborhood of 240 (Don’t even start me on what happens to my … Continue reading

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Family Expert, Dr. Kevin Leman, is Coming!

Mark your calendars and pay your registration, because you won’t want to miss this opportunity in Baton Rouge! On March 27-28, internationally recognized family expert and best-selling author, Dr. Kevin Leman, will be sharing three live seminars at Parkview Baptist … Continue reading

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Need a Calmer, Better Marriage?

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There is hope, Marshall.

My good friend and pastor, Hans Googer, recently posted about his affinity for the music of both Eminem and Andrew Peterson, strongly noting that Peterson sings about the answer to Slim Shady’s ongoing angst and problems.  Well, Marshall, just in … Continue reading

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Real Tools for Real Stepfamilies

I just discovered these great resources today from Ron Deal and Successful Stepfamilies.  While I have not read them yet, I have read Ron’s first book, The Smart Stepfamily, and it is fantastic.  I have also had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Daily Dose for Husbands

Men, are you looking to be a better husband?  Improve your marriage?  Improve your wife’s view of you?  Here is a practical tip with huge spiritually transformational power.  Print out the following scriptures on a sheet of paper, laminate it, … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, START YOUR ENGINES!!!

Ready for a truly life-changing experience? Tired of feeling like you aren’t what you should be? Just need to make some real friendships with some real guys? Want to make your marriage the best it can be? Want to lead … Continue reading

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Life Lessons on Marriage

My bride, Chemaine, and I celebrate 14 years of matrimonial journey together today.  So far, it has been an adventure infused with joy, laughter, pain, frustration, delight, growth, healing, seeking, praying, forgiving, encouraging, reacting, responding, play, work, and so much … Continue reading

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Make Valentine’s Day Count!

I will be posting more in the next few days, but for now, here is a “Valentine’s Day” resource I can share with strong personal and professional recommendation: Forget candy hearts and sappy cards this Valentine’s Day. Your marriage deserves … Continue reading

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