How To Keep The “Fire” Alive In Marriage

Many people wonder, “Where did the “fire” go in my my marriage?” “What happened to the spark?” Remember the wedding day? On that day, you’re full of love for her.  You’re burning with passion.  The emotions are high and you could never imagine not loving this person with every fiber of your being.   Fast forwardContinue reading “How To Keep The “Fire” Alive In Marriage”

When It’s Time To Pull The Plug

It’s time to pull the plug. Our lives are too constrained by calendars, too controlled by devices, and too hampered by the indoors.   I recently took two full weeks off of work and headed to the mountains.  There was no cell service, no internet, and no television.  It was just me and my family.   WeContinue reading “When It’s Time To Pull The Plug”

Follow The Leader: What Men Need To Be Effective Leaders

Do you want to be a leader? Most men do.  It’s wired into us.   Man was born to be a leader.  We are designed to lead our families.  We are expected to lead our churches.  In almost every aspect of life, it is the duty of men to lead. From the beginning of creation, manContinue reading “Follow The Leader: What Men Need To Be Effective Leaders”

Am I Unforgivable?

When you struggle with an addiction to porn and sex, you are often your own worst enemy. You feel shameful for your actions.  You’re filled with regret.  Then your negative feelings eventually drive you back to the porn that caused them in the first place.   Around and around you go. It may feel like you’reContinue reading “Am I Unforgivable?”

Training Your Toddler To Battle Porn

Today we have a guest post from my friend Michael Foster. Michael is a pastor and Managing Director of It’s Good To Be A Man, a ministry to extend God’s house & father-rule, by helping men to establish their own houses in strength, workmanship & wisdom. He is also the father of seven children.  Follow him on Twitter @thisisfoster orContinue reading “Training Your Toddler To Battle Porn”

Stop Believing These 10 Lies About Porn

Lies and deception are everywhere in today’s world.   We believe many lies about health, politics, religion, love, and more.  Lies are spread to advance an agenda.  Lies are told to keep the truth from being known.  Lies are spread to justify bad behavior. I can think of few places where more lies are spread thanContinue reading “Stop Believing These 10 Lies About Porn”

Who Is Your Nathan?

Who Is Your Nathan? Many of us are familiar with the story of King David and Bathsheba.   In the account described in the Bible, King David saw Bathsheba bathing on a roof and was immediately filled with intense lust for her.  He committed adultery with her knowing that she was married.  When she became pregnant,Continue reading “Who Is Your Nathan?”

How To Restore Trust After Porn Addiction

One of the most damaging effects of porn addiction is the destruction of trust it causes in relationships. While I do not believe that Porn Addiction itself rises to the level of Adultery or Cheating, it does break the trust established and leads to feelings of betrayal.   Wives are often left feeling broken, hurt,Continue reading “How To Restore Trust After Porn Addiction”

Is Adultery Forgivable?

Marriage and long term relationships always have their ups and downs.  Any one who has been in one for any length of time can tell you there will be actions you have to forgive the other partner for and you’re going to have to be willing to accept imperfections about them. But is there anythingContinue reading “Is Adultery Forgivable?”

Who Wears The Pants? 10 Ways Men Must Lead Their Families

Who “wears the pants” in your family? If the answer is not unquestionably you, you’re failing as a man.  Masculinity begets leadership.  Masculinity IS leadership.  Man was born to lead.  This is his purpose, his duty, and where he finds fulfillment.   Men, it is your job to lead your family.  It is not your wife’s. Continue reading “Who Wears The Pants? 10 Ways Men Must Lead Their Families”