• 5 Things To Consider In A Second Marriage

    It is increasingly common for at least one of the spouses in a marriage to have been married previously. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, in 2013 40% of all marriages included at least one spouse who was previously married. There are several reasons for this. After 1960, the divorce rate rose steadily… Read more »

  • 5 Benefits of Marriage Counseling

    We all believe we are self-sufficient. We think we can solve all of our problems and diagnose all of our issues. There are few places where we resist help any more than in our marriage. Sometimes couples feel like if they need help then it is not worth saving. We often approach the situation believing… Read more »

  Earlier this year I shared with you that I was trying my own personal socio-economic experiment where I set the minimum pay for all of my employees at $15.00 per hour this past January. As promised, I wanted to give you an update on how it has gone, what the effects have been and… Read more »

  When a marriage is in trouble people will often ask the question “How can I save my marriage?” Sometimes this comes from a place of brokenness while other times it is the result of years of neglect. As in most situations, prevention is much more simple than repair. No matter the situation, there is… Read more »

I love to travel. Recently I saw a quote that said “If the world is a book, people who don’t travel only read one page”. Travel is one of the most enjoyable and perspective-changing things I have ever done. I shared some of the reasons why you should travel in a blog “Why Not Travel?”…. Read more »

People tend to find solace in the statement “There are no perfect people in the world.” Each of us has areas of weakness; places where we do not perform well or where we find great discomfort. I find that people approach weaknesses in their life and in the lives of others in different ways. Some… Read more »

This is a presidential election year and it has already been one of the most unusual election cycles in my lifetime. Opinions are being thrown around freely. Millions of people have openly expressed their desires during the primary season. There is a diversity of opinion and widespread division everywhere. Some people are conflicted about their… Read more »

I have been traveling to the country of Moldova for the past several years to teach leadership conferences for pastors and business leaders. Moldova struggles with a high rate of human trafficking among its youth and I became involved in the leadership teaching there because of Barbara’s passion to help in the fight against human… Read more »

I see other writers and leaders share things they learn from movies all of the time. I will often have a take away or some life application while watching a movie, but rarely does it make it to print. Occasionally it will make it as a sermon illustration, but I usually don’t glean enough to… Read more »

Two of the things I enjoy most is traveling to new places and eating at great restaurants. If you have ever traveled with me, one of the things I want to know before we get there is where we are eating. I love good food and a good experience. A restaurant is not only measured… Read more »