Learning How to Be Dad: How My Wife Taught Me

How does a man learn how to be a Dad? I grew up with a hardworking German father. He was great at math though he only went through the fourth grade. Unfortunately, he could not understand why I was not … Continue reading

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Ten Considerations for Families

Here are ten considerations or lessons for family members drawn from I Samuel chapters one and two. Old Testament narratives provide great visual illustrations of New Testament principles for Christian living. From time to time I will be posting such … Continue reading

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How to Handle the Spouse’s [or Anyone’s] Criticism

“She complains all the time. I cannot do anything right,” shouted George. “He is never satisfied with the way I do dishes or clean the bathroom or even put on my makeup”, said Paula through sobs of frustration. “My mother-in-law simply … Continue reading

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Connecting with My Son at the Death of a Friend

[This prose was written after I conducted the funeral of my friend, my mentor, my surrogate father in the Lord. David and I visited him weeks before his death and as I move towards closing the visit in prayer, David … Continue reading

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Brain Science, The Bible and Marital Conflict

The Bible, Brain Science and Marital Conflict Reading about brian science over the past twenty years has been a fascinating parallel track to the Biblical Counseling and theological literature usually found on my coffee table. Some of the reading has … Continue reading

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