You are more than a follower

Being a Follower of Jesus is important. But you are more than just a follower!

We can follow anything. People, viewpoints, diets. Following is simple. Study the teachings of a person or movement and adopt them as your own. On Twitter, in requires nothing more than a simple click of a button. But there is something much more powerful than being a follower. Being family. At some point in our […]

The best way to teach your children the Bible

Leading your family spiritually is hard. Here is one simple method you can use.

I have three great callings in life. Love my wife well Raise my children to live godly lives Help people grow in their faith and find their purpose in Christ I am humbled and honored to dedicate my life to each of these areas. Nothing brings me greater joy than my wife, my children, and […]

The toughest, manliest thing a guy can do

What is a man these days? There’s a lot of discussion in our culture about the roles of men. So, what is a man in 2015? How do you know if you’re on the right path to becoming a man? What would that look like? Is there a measuring stick to know when you have […]

How “Family First” still puts God first

I strongly believe in adopting a “Family First” philosophy. Too many husbands and fathers leave family as a distant second behind work and career. Even hobbies. For parents, our families are our first calling. (You can read more of my thoughts on Family First here) However, one push back some people give to the Family […]

8 Provoking Thoughts on 8 Years of Marriage

These eight lessons have helped me develop the strongest relationship of my life Earlier this week, my wife, Kristen, and I celebrated eight years of marriage! It was exciting to look back over the time we have been together and see how we have grown. It’s crazy because we have experienced a LOT of life […]

Learning To Let Go -or- My Son The Thief

About a year ago, my son discovered cell phones. Every parent experiences this at some point. We were still living in Indiana and Noah was three. I don’t remember exactly when it happened, but suddenly and with no warning at all, Noah wanted Mommy’s and Daddy’s cell phone. He finally discovered that our phones were […]