YOUR FREE GIFT FOR MY WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

There is an old joke on marriage that makes me laugh nearly every time. It goes like this: Man: “My wife and I have been married for fifteen wonderful years!” Crowd: *applauds* Man: “We’ve been married for twenty-five years, but only fifteen of them have been wonderful!” Today marks eight wonderful years of marriage for me […]

HOW YOUR MARRIAGE CAN TEACH PEOPLE ABOUT EASTER

You likely know the story: God caused a “deep sleep” to fall on Adam and then took one of his ribs and fashioned Eve out of it (Genesis 2:21-22). There is an incredible typology embedded into this event about the true message of Easter.  The sleep in which Adam enters is well described as a […]

A SOUTHERN BAPTIST PASTOR INTERVIEWS A HOMOSEXUAL

It was in sixth grade that I met Matt. He had moved to my hometown of Mabank, Texas from Colorado Springs. We met in band and became friends. We weren’t the best of friends, but we were more than acquaintances. Although we now live on opposite sides of the nation, through the magic of social […]

ADOPTION ON TRIAL: THE TOP THREE QUESTIONS I GET ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION

Since announcing our adoption roughly two years ago, my wife and I have encountered a range of questions concerning the details of the process. This article cites the three most often asked questions and provides insights into each of them. 1. WHY ADOPT WHEN YOU CAN HAVE KIDS OF YOUR OWN? When my wife and […]

FATHERHOOD AND THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES OF PARENTING

My wife and I announced this past Sunday that we are “adding one to the team!” The thought of becoming a dad is a very scary, yet exciting emotion. Scary because it’s something I’ve never done, but exciting because I consider it a gift from God. I am eager to teach my son or daughter […]

DIFFERENT RACES, OR DIFFERENT ETHNICITIES: SEEING ONE ANOTHER THE WAY GOD DOES

My wife and I are currently working our way through an international adoption from Ethiopia. This means that we are a white family in the process of adopting a child of a different ethnicity, represented by a skin color other than our own. The process has been nothing short of interesting, mainly because of how […]

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