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The Samurai Husband: Now Available!

Samurai Husband Book

So excited to share with you that The Samurai Husband is officially released!! This is my vision and heart on marriage and the call for husbands to be who God has called you to be.  IT’S AVAILABLE NOW ON AMAZON!!

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Spread the word on social media and click on the above link to read more about it/get your copy on Amazon today!!

ALL proceeds from the book are being given away to charity/missions.

Healthy Sex (Part 3 of 3): Sexual Rejection and How to Get Through It

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Rejection strikes at the core of your identity, especially when we are talking about sexual rejection.  Since sex is such an intimate act, rejection is amplified and taken very personal. So what do you do when your partner says no? What if you are the one saying no for legit reasons, but feel really guilty for doing so?  What do you do when you’re just not on the same page sexually and it’s leading to conflict or distance?  Here are a few tried and true ways to help stave off rejection and work towards a better sex life as a couple.  Continue reading “Healthy Sex (Part 3 of 3): Sexual Rejection and How to Get Through It”

Healthy Sex (Part 1 of 3): What is Sex?

Couple Kissing

I was counseling with a 25 year old guy one day at the church. (I am a pastor for those of you who didn’t know.)  He was a leader and relatively new husband of about two years.  I have a lot of respect for him.  He was the kind of guy you want your daughter to marry; good looking, chivalrous, godly, kind, funny, and personable.  On the outside, everything looked great… until I dug a little deeper.  Continue reading “Healthy Sex (Part 1 of 3): What is Sex?”

Defining Masculinity

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There’s been a lot of press around Mark Driscoll lately and the resurfacing of some of his comments about the weak nature of men in America, particularly in the church.  While I do not agree with his stance, I do want to approach the critical question he poses: what does a man who is following Jesus called to look and act like?  Does he become a tame, domesticated man like Driscoll believes most of the church has become?  Or does he have to be an angry Christian with machismo tendencies?  Like most things, what gets the press are the polarized opinions of a small few.  I by no means think my thoughts are the perfect middle, but I want to throw in a few thoughts on what manhood looks like for those trying to follow Jesus.

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