September 27, 2017

Yesterday I was having lunch with a good friend and he said, "Have I ever told you about the day I almost lost my marriage?" I was surprised, because he and his wife seem to have one of the happiest... Read more

September 19, 2017

Have you ever wondered if it's OK to watch porn together? Read more

September 19, 2017

She was standing right in front of me but she seemed miles away. There was a deadness in her eyes as she gazed off into the distance. It was as if she had developed a survival mechanism to retreat to a safe place in her mind instead of engaging with reality, but even in her own mind she couldn’t escape the memories that haunted her and still caused her so much pain. Her husband’s expression was different. As he talked... Read more

September 13, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to preview a new movie called Same Kind of Different as Me which chronicles the remarkable true story of an unlikely friendship between a millionaire art dealer named Ron Hall and a homeless man named Denver Moore. The movie (and the real-life relationship it’s based on) teaches some powerful truths about both the value and the costs of true friendship. As I watched the film, I was mesmerized by the characters and I soon realized... Read more

September 11, 2017

I have some good friends who are experiencing ongoing tension in their marriage. They seem stuck in a frustrating cycle of miscommunication, hurt feelings and sadness. More than once they've talked seriously about throwing in the towel and going their... Read more

September 10, 2017

Struggles in life come in all shapes in sizes. Sometimes, there are literal storms with names like "Hurricane Katrina", "Irma" or "Harvey". Sometimes, storms go by names like: "Divorce", "Cancer" or "Depression". Whatever the name of your storm, God has... Read more

September 7, 2017

When people think of a timeless book that holds the keys to great sex, their first thought might be the Kama Sutra, but I'd argue a better choice would actually be the the Bible. Perhaps it surprises you to think... Read more

September 5, 2017

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” –Jesus (Acts 20:35) My wife Ashley and I, along with our twelve-year-old son, Cooper, and a team of a dozen others from our church, just returned from a life-changing trip to serve the children at Casa Shalom Orphanage in Guatemala. The orphanage provides food, shelter, education and LOVE to around one hundred kids who have nowhere else to go. These kids stories are heartbreaking, but their resilience is inspiring. These kids are also the most... Read more

August 27, 2017

I was recently having lunch with a friend and he shared some frustrations he was having in his sex life. I asked him if he wanted to elaborate (not because I was trying to pry into the intimate details of... Read more

August 25, 2017

Almost everyday, I talk to someone whose marriage is in crisis. They often feel desperate, exhausted and alone. It’s a heartbreaking scenario when the dreams of “Happily Ever After” are crushed, and in the midst of all the pain and... Read more

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