Category Archives: Communication

Inspiring Couples To Use What They’re Taught

One of the hardest things for us about helping crisis couples, or even one person of the crisis couple, is inspiring them to use and practice what they are taught. Sharon and I can teach many communication and conflict resolution skills and … Continue reading

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Using Facebook Positively In Marriage and Life

One way Sharon and I use Facebook to build our marriage is to share what we have learned from various friends and family members, especially if we do not both have the same person as a friend. For instance, there … Continue reading

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Jay and Laura Laffoon

Jay and Laura Laffoon are marriage and relationship edu-tainers. They teach about those topics by using humor. We first saw them at an AMFM Conference years ago. If you ever get to see them in person with their Ultimate Date Night you … Continue reading

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Love and Respect Now

I am very encouraged about how much the younger generation of 20- and 30-somethings seem to really want to learn how to do marriage well. One great resource for them is Love and Respect Now. This blog is written by … Continue reading

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“I Messed Up”. Those are Freeing Words!

I found this to be a great post from Sheila Gregoire to help people understand that if they are in a tough marriage situation they made bad choices that got them there, but they also can make good choices to … Continue reading

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A Radio Interview

I was honored to be interviewed a few weeks ago on WAPN Radio in North Florida by Penny Bragg of Inverse Ministries. The topic was communication in marriage.  The actual interview is about 20 minutes long and starts about 5-7 … Continue reading

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“A Year Without Internet”

If you read this or many other blog sites, have email or Facebook, or surf the web on a regular basis, you have probably questioned yourself if you’ve been on the internet too much, if you truly need it in … Continue reading

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Marriage Miracle

I really liked this post from a blog called Giving Up On Perfect. The key sentence to me was “Except…it wasn’t like every other time” towards the end of the blog post. Sharon and I truly believe Jesus did a … Continue reading

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Mowing the Grass

We went to a marriage conference this past weekend and one of the audience members had a great analogy about working on your relationship. He said that if you put off mowing the grass when it needs be mowed it … Continue reading

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Sideswiped and Going Backwards

This weekend we attended a marriage conference lead by our friends from Grace & Truth Counseling and Coaching, Jeff and Jill Williams. We were not presenters but because we know their material and the conference was relatively large, we had … Continue reading

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