Power Struggles

Question My wife and I are constantly getting in power struggles. How can we get beyond this? Answer Can you name the devil’s greatest ploy to cause trouble in relationships? […]

True Friendship

True Friends All of us need friends. But what is a friend, and how do you know when you have found one? With a true friend you feel: Accepted Heard […]

Effective Parenting

Questions In the past year I have read several books on parenting. Each was written from a sound Biblical perspective with helpful suggestions on how to parent more effectively. I […]

Please… Don’t Call Me The Baby-Sitter!

Recently, something happened which caused me to realize how much I hate the word “baby-sitter.” It’s not that I despise the word in and of itself. Instead, I only have […]


Question I often have dreams about being unfaithful to my husband. They usually involve a faceless “mystery man” who’s perfect in every way. He’s kind, loving, gentle, and attentive to […]

How To Forgive Hurt

Question Our teenage son was rejected by several of his friends and his hurt has turned into a bitterness and hatred that concerns us.  We’ve encouraged him to forgive them […]

Growing Through Conflict

What is the first memory that comes to mind when you hear the word conflict? How do you feel after experiencing a major conflict with someone you love? If you […]

Building Trust

Question I recently married a widow who has 8 and 10-year-old daughters.  My wife has acknowledged that because of their fathers’ death and her need to work two jobs, many […]

Praying as a Family

Question We gather for a “family prayer time” every week but sometimes it seems like something we “do” rather than something that is having a meaningful impact.  Do you have […]

Negative Attitudes

Question I often overhear my two daughters criticizing other people. I think they’re picking it up from other kids at school, but I want them to see the positive instead […]