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5 Reasons Adulting isn’t that Bad

Millennials everywhere are adulting ... or at least attempting to adult. We adult and then we ask ourselves, "Is this really happening? Is this really me?" Full time job. Friends getting married and having babies. Talking about mortgages and IRA's and "adulty" stuff. Are we really becoming adults? Our parents always did that adulty stuff... now us? Whoa... is this real? Urban Dictionary ...
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3 Reasons Every Couple Should Do Premarital Counseling

You may be wondering if premarital counseling is really worth the the time, commitment and money? Or, is it really necessary and can it actually help your future marriage? Before you just dismiss the whole idea and move on to the cake testing or registry scanning (with that cool laser gun), please hear me out. I believe you should absolutely 100% ...
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7 Great Questions to Ask Your Friends

There is something so refreshing about having authentic, heartfelt conversation with someone you care about. On a normal day, we all interact with numerous people through "small talk", but really being able to "share heart" with someone is a special thing. What some people do not realize is that there is a big difference between communication and conversation. Communication is simply exchanging ...
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5 Things You’re Not Doing for Your Wife (And Should Be)

Husbands, do you ever wish that your wife came with an instruction manual of how to make her happy? Ever find yourself wishing there was a YouTube video explaining step by step how to love and cherish your wife well? Come on fellas, let’s be honest. As husbands, we’ve probably all had those “I just don’t understand my wife” moments. ...
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Enjoy Life!

Enjoying life comes naturally to young children. My two year old boy and five year old daughter joyfully suck all the life, laughter, and joy out of every experience... they both enter everyday with an expectation of enjoyment. I love the joy that the innocence of childhood brings. But, age taints this natural instinct to enjoy life. Adult life can be full of stresses, ...
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How To Maximize Your Engagement Season

Getting engaged is an exciting time in a couple’s journey together. Once the guy takes Beyonce’s advice and “puts a ring on it”, it is usually full on wedding planning mode. This season can be so full of joy and yet so much stress at the same time. I remember when my wife and I got engaged and how happy ...
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How Do You Get More Wisdom?

We live in a society where information is literally at the tips of our fingers. If we need knowledge about anything, all we need to do is ask Google. They call our "age" the Information Age. And, I think most people would agree that we do not lack for information - if anything we suffer from too much information! But, in ...
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Cyber Pastor vs. Senior Pastor: Whose Voice Is The Loudest?

Is it possible that our generation could be missing out on all that God has for us simply by which spiritual voices we are placing the most value on? Podcasts, YouTube messages, and online church services have exploded among Millennials. Recent statistics say that 54% of practicing Christian Millennials watch online videos about faith or spirituality. I personally listen to ...
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4 Things to Do at the End of Every Season

Springtime naturally brings an end to many seasons. Not only is the winter season ending and the summer season beginning, but for many this spring marks significant life transitions. Eager high school and college students are counting down the days until graduation. Spring athletes are in the last stretch of season games. Many internships and practicums are coming to a close. Engaged ...
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Husband 101: Lessons I Learned My First Year of Marriage

Your first year of marriage…A relational utopia or literal hell? You’ve probably heard a million and one things about couples’ first year of marriage. Stories ranging from it being the best year ever to quite possibly the toughest 365 days ever endured. So many different factors contribute to the success of that first year and I’m no expert on what ...