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Posts from the ‘Husbands and Wives’ Category


What Every Parent Needs to Know… and How It Ruined My 35th Birthday

Today was my 35th birthday.

It was going to be a great day… until everything went wrong. Read more


Samurai Husband THE BOOK… Coming Soon!

Samurai_BLACKf-circleSo it has been quite some time since my last Samurai post, but with good reason…   Read more


Put Your Kids Second

familySo I’m a relatively new dad.  I have a beautiful two year old whom my wife and I love and adore more than anything in this world.  And that’s the problem sometimes.  It is so easy for parents to get wrapped up into the lives of their children and prioritize them over all else.  What’s wrong with that some of you may ask?

Everything.  And here’s why. Read more


When the Romance Dies… (Part 2/2)

Dead Rose Marriage and RomancePart 1 was the theory. Part 2 of “When the Romance Dies” is the post with practical examples to help reignite passion.  Here are some powerful ways for men to rekindle the romance in their marriage that aren’t ridiculous hallmark card suggestions designed for women… Read more »


When the Romance Dies… (Part 1/2)

Dead Rose Marriage and RomanceIn most marriages, the more time a couple is married seems to be directly proportional to the more passionless the marriage.  Like all things, if left to its own devices, there is going to be a natural deterioration and marriage (especially romance) is no different.  There are, however, ways to fight for your marriage and ensure that the flame never dies, and I’m going to speak to a few of those in this two part series… Read more »


The Voices In Your Head

Microphone in FistDo you ever hear voices in your head?  Those subtle but significant whispers can often act as the rudder of your martial ship if you allow them to.  A lot of times in a marriage, these voices have a strong marital influence, and you don’t even realize that they are there.  In fact, if you don’t pay attention, you won’t even realize whose voices they are… and this can be extremely dangerous.  Although if you have the right voices, then you could never be in a better spot marriage-wise.  So what voices are we talking about and how do we determine who gets a say? Read more »


Daddy Issues (and How Not to Repeat Them)

Dad HandsPart of being a good husband is intrinsically tied to being a good dad (if you have kids). You hear a lot about deadbeat dads and dads who don’t do enough for their family. In fact, dads get a lot of bad press. So I want to talk to you today about what it means to be a good dad and three seemingly small but massively important things to consider in this pursuit:

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Marriage and Submission (Part 2/2)

Chess: Husband and Wife Submission Submission.  We started going there with the last post.  This post, we are going to finish up my thoughts on what Biblical submission looks like from the husband’s perspective. Read more »


Marriage and Submission (Part 1/2)

Chess: Husband and Wife Submission Submission.  Are we going to go there?  Why yes, yes we are.  Hope you are ready for this two part series as I tread on some dangerous territory, especially as a male author… Read more »


Marriage Is Not About Your Happiness (Part 3/3)

Ephesians 5 Husband and Wife SubmissionYou remember those WWJD bracelets?  Well I am not saying go out and buy one, but burn that into your mind and make that your mantra when it comes to making decisions as a husband.  Just remember: it’s not about you.  That simple shift will revolutionize the way you view your marriage and role in it.  Jesus was a servant king.  He did not come to be served, but to serve and give His life.[1]  That is the call of a husband to his wife.  It’s not about you.

The crazy thing is that it isn’t about your wife either.  It’s all about Jesus. Read more »