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There’s this great movie called Failure to Launch about a guy named Tripp who’s in his thirties and still living with his parents. The story line follows Tripp as he meets a woman, falls in love (of course), and then finds out that his parents hired this woman to date him in hopes she could…

I’m a marriage counselor, and it’s rare to meet couples that agree on one of the most common questions I get asked by married people: How often should we be having sex? I don’t know if it’s God’s cosmic joke, but I’ve often wondered why the less-is-more people don’t pair up with other less-is-morites, and…

  You may have already weighed in on the age-old parenting debate: should you let your kids see you fight? Clearly, the question springs out of the pain too many kids grew up witnessing. For sure, there are some things kids should never witness. And while God can use anything for good (and he does),…

In December, I started a series on “non-marriage verses” that have most impacted my life and marriage. In Part one I shared from 1 Timothy 1:15 and about Working on the Biggest Problem in my Marriage: Me. In this non-marriage verse, Paul shared that he is the chief sinner. If in marriage we focus on ourselves…

Your kids have likely screamed 862 different versions of “That’s not fair!!!!” from their small lungs before their fifth birthday. Whether it’s a hug you gave her sister but not her, why her friend could get a new Elsa doll but she couldn’t, or why the other kids always seem to get more Lego than…

Is there anything harder than making friends with other couples? When you first get married, you tend to run into two possible scenarios: The wives get along, but the husbands don’t. The husbands get along, but the wives don’t. By “not get along” I don’t mean they have a hard time not fighting each other….

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Christian Today. According to a recent study by the Barna Group, two-thirds of adults (65 percent) think cohabitation before marriage is good, compared to one-third (35 percent) who disagree. However, religious groups are the least likely to consider cohabitation a good idea. In its report,…

Welcome to the Parent Hub! We’re so glad you stopped by to visit us. We are committed to equipping parents to take next steps at home with their kids. Specifically, we are here to provide coaching and resources to support parents as they invest in their child’s faith journey. The hub is a collection of articles…