I Am Not Religious, I Am Spiritual

“I am not religious, I am spiritual”. In recent times I have heard this sentence uttered by many people from all walks of life. I have heard it from middle age people as well as young people. It seems to be a spiritual catch phrase of the day. If I am to be honest, I…

Why Are You Judging Me?

Have you ever pointed something to a friend that was in clear violation of God’s word only to hear “WHY ARE YOU JUDGING ME?” We all know people who are fault finders. These people seem to thrive on finding fault in others. You have to be perfect otherwise they are ready to point out your…

Her Needs

Over the years I have spoken to many women regarding the subject of marriage. I would ask them “what are some of the things you wished your husband would be more mindful of?” These are some of the things that were mentioned by the ladies. Providing financial security and being responsible. One of the primary…

His Needs

In this article I want to talk to the ladies about their husband’s needs. Over the years I have spoken to many men regarding their marriages. Here are some of the most common needs and thoughts that were expressed to me by them. Intimacy: Many men have confided to me that they wished their wives…

Tips For Marriage

 Good marriages are not accidental, they are made. Most of us, when we get married think we have found our soulmates, but soulmates are not to be found they are made. I have been married for almost 30 years. When I got married I had no doubt that I had found my soulmate, but along…

The Way Of Love

How can I truly fall in love with my spouse? If you were to look at your circle of friends how many couples do you know of that truly love each other? Most of us, when we get married think we have found our soulmates.  But, over time our feelings begin to cool off even…

Domestic Tranquility: The Woman’s Role

Ephesians 5:20 “Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord”.   In my last posting, I wrote about man’s role in marriage. In this article, I want to talk about the role of women in marriage. In today’s culture, it’s politically incorrect to talk about women and their role in marriage. It seems…

Domestic Tranquility: Men’s Role

“…the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.”      1 Corinthians 11:3 In my last article, I mentioned that as a result of the fall, there seems to be an inherit power struggle between the sexes within marriage. Instead of…

A Root Cause of Conflict In Marriage

“Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.” Genesis 3:16 Anyone who has been married for a while will tell you good marriages are not accidental, they are the result of hard work, commitment and understanding, lots of it. Anytime two people come together from different backgrounds, upbringings and personalities,…

Moving Away From The Traditional Family

The face of the American family has changed over this past 50 years. We don’t seem to see many traditional families any more; According to the Pew Research: The percentage of children under 18 living with parents in first marriage, with stay at home mother and working father in 1960’s were 50% in 2014 14%….

The Danger Of Affluence

Some time ago I listened to a sermon where the minster was comparing our spiritual state with those of other countries. He mentioned in the countries where Christianity was illegal, the believers there seem to exhibit a zeal for the faith that we don’t seem to have. The point of the sermon was, since in…

Putting God On Trial!

“…They did not believe in God and did not trust his saving power”.   Psalm 78:22 Have you come to a place in your life where you felt God has let you down? You followed God only to find yourself in trouble. Sometimes in these kinds of places, our tendency is to put God on…