Life Lessons on Love

Life Lessons on Love

I love the topic of love. Growing up, I was around loving parents who just so happened to be considered by many to be the “Love specialist,” Mack and Brenda Timberlake. Today, I’m honored to share with you life lessons they taught me about love. 1) There is a strong need in us all to […]

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Sexual Purity is a Two -Way Street

Sexual Purity is a Two -Way Street

An important question I’ve been asked by several women via Facebook, Twitter, and various conferences and panel discussions is, “Are there any men willing to accept a woman’s preference to pursue purity and remain celibate?” This question is asked in response to a perceived shortage of Christian men as suitable mates. It’s a valid question […]

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What are You Wearing on Your Wedding Day?

What are You Wearing on Your Wedding Day?

I had met my daughter’s husband only once before he asked, “I would like permission to date–no court–your daughter.” Court? I had never heard a person his age ask such a thing. I was waiting for the following line; this had to be good with that type of lead in. He continued and stated that […]

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No More Drama

No More Drama

Drama is great on stage and onscreen. Not so in relationships. Drama in relationships is draining, overwhelming, and debilitating. When there is drama in relationships, it destroys your focus, impacts your work productivity, pulls the puppet strings on your emotions, and freezes you from making any progress of any sort. When there is drama in […]

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Our Grandparents Were Right!

Our Grandparents Were Right!

An individual does not have to be in their teenage years to discover what generational differences are. They are real, run deep, and can cause definite issues. Generational differences run deeper than just music, clothing styles, technology, or history-shaping events. Although all of those issues are important, generational differences can be as simple as the […]

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A BIG Marriage Vision

A BIG Marriage Vision

Award-winning college football coach, Lou Holtz, provides this wisdom, “If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things—you don’t have enough goals.” In many respects, reading this quote points people to organizational visions and mission statements or even personal bucket lists. I contend that […]

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God’s Good Girls

God’s Good Girls

I am writing this to the many women who are trying to do things right according to God’s Word. I know I am NOT a woman and I definitely enjoy my masculinity. However, I do recognize your current frustration in today’s environment of male-female relationships. Just so we are clear as to what my definition […]

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Sexually Test Drive Your Mate??

Sexually Test Drive Your Mate??

Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body. (I Corinthians 6:18) One of the most popular questions I receive when I state my position on pre-marital sex is, “What happens if my mate and I aren’t sexually compatible?” The […]

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REVIEW: Lost & Found by Sarah Jakes

REVIEW: Lost & Found by Sarah Jakes

I had no idea what I was in for when I picked up Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life. The sophomore book project of Sarah Jakes, the younger daughter of Bishop T.D. and First Lady Serita Jakes, this tasteful tell-all is not an airing of dirty laundry so popular in a […]

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The Challenge of Love & Marriage for Ministers

The Challenge of Love & Marriage for Ministers

In a world where the exploitation of the Church seems to be the norm; as scandals involve the Senior pastor and his wife, messy church deacons, unsuspecting church members, and congregations full of strife; it’s high time that you began to hear about the real social norms and lifestyles that are more the norm than […]

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3 Major Misconceptions about Relationships

3 Major Misconceptions about Relationships

Today, everyone considers themself a relationship guru. (Darn social media). But even though we may not all be gurus and experts, there are those of us who have been able to gain the experience that can help someone else. With that in mind, here are three popular misconceptions I frequently hear about relationships. 1) Singleness […]

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