Archive by category Life

Making the Most of Your “Different”

Making the Most of Your “Different”

What if you had two right hands or two left feet? What if all ice cream tasted like vanilla? What if everyone thought and acted just the same? Not only would life be boring but also much more difficult and less productive. Think about your 3 closest friends. Are they all alike? No. In fact, if you had to […]

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What “Bad” Kids Need Most from Parents

What “Bad” Kids Need Most from Parents

If you’ve been a parent for any length of time then you’d have to admit that your little “angel” sometimes says or does things she shouldn’t. If you’re really honest you’d admit that, more than you’d like, you find yourself wondering, “What am I going to do with this child?”  Kids lie. Kids break things. Kids […]

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10 Suggestions To Build Strong Relationships

10 Suggestions To Build Strong Relationships

Birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day—its easy to marvel at the expense incurred on one day of expression compared to “normal” days when a sharp stick in the eye or a passing animal grunt are the normal prize. A seeming lack of consistency in handling interpersonal relationships is the norm. No amount of workshops, webinars, books, small […]

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Why Men Follow Leadership

Why Men Follow Leadership

Men always gravitate to leadership. It makes no difference whether that leadership is authentic or counterfeit, men will follow as long as it is leadership. Whether men realize it or not, they were born to lead. God created mankind to lead. It is a part of who they are. Man is the only thing created […]

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Will the Real Man Please Step Up?

Will the Real Man Please Step Up?

“The struggle faced today is how to restore men to their created place of leadership. God has not changed His mind concerning leadership, and He has not changed His position concerning man.” God always intended for men to take the leadership role when it comes to the family. Like Adam in the Garden of Eden, […]

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The Male-Man Matters

The Male-Man Matters

Can you imagine a world without men? This is a perplexing question and yet its answer demands a response now more than ever before. Many in recent days have attempted to alert everyone to the growing possibility that the man is an endangered species. If the truth were told, the male-man is becoming absent in […]

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You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For

First and foremost, married sex is the best sex. It’s free. There is no guilt. There is no awkward follow-up conversation. There is no walk of shame. Your spouse is allowed to spend the night and leave clothes in one of the drawers. Did I mention you don’t have to pay for it? God honors […]

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The Man in the Gap

The Man in the Gap

The prophet Ezekiel reveals an expectation of the Father that is uniquely pertinent to men. He reveals: “I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, but I found none.” (Ezek. 22:30) […]

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Perry Stone: Why Does Tragedy Occur?

Perry Stone: Why Does Tragedy Occur?

If God protects people, then why do tragedies occur? In the early 1990s I was a guest on a worldwide weekly Christian program. The guest prior to my live interview had given a heart-wrenching story of how his loving son had been killed in an accident involving parachuting from a plane. I confess I felt […]

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3 Steps on How to Successfully Grieve

3 Steps on How to Successfully Grieve

Caller: “Jessica, Stephanie has passed away.” Me: “I’m sorry. I don’t know what you mean.” Caller: “Jessica, Stephanie is dead.” At that very moment, I think all of life stood still. Every single noise in the room seemed to be on blast! My heart sank deep into my stomach. I began to feel dizzy and […]

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