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Husband. Dad. Minister. Coffee afficionado. Writer. History nerd. Lover of good graphic design. Creative administrator. Wonderer.

The Goal and Method of Parental Discipline

I’m teaching a marriage class at church and I opened the floor for participants to ask me any of their marriage and family related questions. And, they submitted some excellent questions. This week’s question has to do with raising kids: How can you discipline your children in a godly way? This is a fantastic question …

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World Down Syndrome Day

Today is World Down Syndrome Day. And, it’s caused me to reflect. I felt compelled to share what I’ve been wondering about. We would all like to make God into our own image. Many have tried. But, despite our best efforts to put God in a box or to define him in terms that are …

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Mutual Submission and Marriage

I knew it was going to happen sooner or later. I had been hoping for later. But it took place right out of the gate. On the very first week of a six-week marriage class, someone asked me about the dreaded S-word. How do we understand submission given the social norms we see today? So …

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The Big Picture of Marriage

Have you ever attended a wedding in a garden? I’ve had the privilege of officiating several of them. It’s beautiful … as long as the weather cooperates. Now, Kelly and I would have never been brave enough to plan an outdoor wedding. We both value control—or at least the illusion of control—too highly to plan …

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How to Forgive Someone Who Hasn’t Asked

Have you ever sensed the need to forgive someone who has harmed you? Forgiveness is easier when they apologize. But, what if they’re oblivious or unrepentant? Lately, I’ve done some thinking and praying about how to forgive someone who hasn’t asked. Before we get to that, we have to be clear about why we would consider forgiveness …

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