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How to Work on Your Marriage

How to Work on Your Marriage

How to work on your marriage… “You Get Out What You Put In” just needed a little pizzaz, so we made up a word – YGOWUPI. I’ve seen women spend hundreds of dollars on a shopping spree and jump up and down, trying to get their husband’s attention. The man doesn’t even look up from the newspaper or the newscast long enough to squeeze out the words, “yeah, looks fine.”

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Ask God Questions

Ask God Questions

Do you ask God questions? My son Korbin has a friend named Hollis. The two have forged a friendship despite communication issues, specifically that my son doesn’t talk much. Hollis is undeterred. While Korbin uses few functional words, he can talk constantly. He can recite books, movies, commercials, facts, and scenes from his mind, not always in English. However, he does not engage in conversation very often.

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How Can I Reflect God?

Reflect God | Made in His Image

What scares me? The fact that I should reflect God.

Before accepting my current position as the senior pastor of a small church, I had the opportunity to serve in the United States Marine Corps for a little over eight years. During that time, I had the privilege of deploying to Okinawa, Japan, and the Helmand Desert in Afghanistan.

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Your Spiritual Walk Requires Balance and Wisdom

Spiritual Walk | Leg Day

Spiritual Walk / Leg Day – They Matter! You see that guy at the gym who is grunting like a bear while benching the house. He gets up from the bench, and you can see he spends a lot of time at the gym but is focusing on one area. His arms are so massive that he can’t even comb his hair. His chest and back look like he has a problem fitting into his car.

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Do You Obey God’s Commands?

Do You Obey God's Commands? | Man Dancing

Our daughters both started dancing at around 4-years old. They both loved it. Jordyn felt like she could breathe a little better when she was dancing. One of her best friends applied for the Free Spirit Award at Hays High after Jordyn died. When asked what role dancing had played in her life, she replied: “What role does oxygen play in your life?” She explained that she ended up dancing to feel relief from the grief. Dancing connected her to Jordyn. It connected her with God. She felt called to obey God’s commands.

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Prioritize Relationship Over Opinions

Father Throwing Up Son | Prioritize Relationship Over Opinions

I have learned a lot of valuable lessons in my life. Some of the best came the hard way. But one of the best lessons I’ve learned is being right is not always RIGHT! Prioritize relationship over opinions!

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