Dave Willis5 habits that keep marriages stuck in a rut
My wife Ashley and I hosted a marriage conference this past weekend. We love doing those kinds of events, because we get the opportunity to connect with couples and hear about their joys and their struggles. I met one man who’s trying to keep his marriage intact and he told me a heartbreaking (but familiar) story. They [Read More...]
Jeff and Alyssa BethkeStill Learning How To Put On My Big Girl Shoes
Ever since I read Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist, I absolutely love inviting people into our home, cooking them a good meal, and sitting around the table laughing and sharing our hearts. It’s one of my absolute favorite things. I’m learning that the table is a sacred place where you stop and enjoy people. [Read More...]
This Is Not A BlogThat Time I Crashed a Bachelor Viewing Party and It Broke My Heart: My “Micaela’s Army” Story
Three years ago, I received an email from an old friend of mine named Ruthie who worked at the children's hospital in Dallas. She told me a story so touching, it nearly brought me to tears.
Ashley WillisHow to Lose Your “Cool” and Have Fun Raising Your Kids
If you’ve ever watched “The Goldbergs” then you’ve probably laughed until you’ve cried and thoroughly enjoyed the sitcom’s hilariously nostalgic glimpse of a family raising their three kids in the 1980′s. My favorite character is Beverly, the matriarch of the family. She is a vivacious, loving, sometimes obnoxious, and overprotective mom with a wide array [Read More...]
Kirk FranklinRemember Walter Scott and Lauren Hill, Because Love and Life Go Together
Turn off the arrogance, and turn up the love.
Ask ShauntiTired of the conflict and distance? Spend more time together instead of less.
Dear Shaunti, I work a lot of hours, and when I’m at home, I don’t want conflict. Problem is, we’ve had a lot of conflict recently – we’re both stressed by some extra medical bills and headaches with our kids – and it seems a whole lot better to me to try to avoid it. [Read More...]
Church for MenWhy I’m not too excited about church planting
Is church planting really the best way to reach the world? Are non-Christians crying out for another worship service?
Searching for Tom SawyerWhy Church Matters to Your Kids, Part 1: Does the Church Matter?
Philip Yancey, in his book, What’s so Amazing About Grace, opens up with a gut-wrenching story about a man who was approached by a prostitute in Chicago. She was homeless, broke, sick, and unable to feed her 2-year-old daughter. Through tears of shame she admitted that she had been renting out her daughter in order [Read More...]