5 Marks of Suffering

effects of suffering

Last summer, I herniated two discs in my back. The pain dropped me to my knees. I thought I’d be up and running again soon, but an MRI revealed otherwise. For months, I battled constant pain, only sleeping a few hours a night, usually on the floor. It’s been a lonely road. Many days were filled with doctor appointments, pain management, and rehabilitation. But God has used it for good. He has taught me so much about myself, about others and most importantly, about Him.

Want to Know How Your Spouse Thinks?

different learning styles

Years ago, an author named Cynthia Ulrich Tobias wrote a book titled The Way They Learn. She described for parents and educators the unique ways kids perceive and order information in their minds. But the ideas are also helpful for spouses who are trying to understand how to better communicate with each other. What are the different […]

#041: How to React When Your Children Talk Back (Podcast)

how to react

If your child knows how to talk, odds are they’ve talked back to you before. We tell our kids to do something and they ask, “Why?” So we say, “Because I said so.” And they disrespectfully refuse. When this happens, our natural response is to engage in a sort of verbal volleyball with our kids. […]