Can You Really Save Marriages with the Internet?

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Technology is the perfect way for us to get up close and personal with you and your spouse! This year we have been working diligently to develop online programs that can meet couples right where they are and help them to overcome challenges. Below…

Compassion in Brazil

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I will never forget the fear, trepidation, and excitement I felt when we landed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. However, my transformational moment did not occur in Rio.. I was transformed in Recife. Recife, Brazil was not even one of our planned…

Free Fall - Have You Ever Experienced It?

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At most hotels, you arrive, check-in, get into an elevator, and seamlessly ride up to your floor. However, at the Grove Park Inn you arrive, check-in, get into the elevator, and quickly begin descending down to your floor. But I did not tell…

VOTE

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This is not about politics. Rather it is about responsibility. It is our responsibility and our privilege to vote in our country. We are not going to tell you how to vote. Just go vote!

Saddest Day of the Year

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Today is the Saddest Day of the Year There comes a day every year when we have to put away all the outdoor furniture for winter. In our home, this day is known as the saddest day of the year! This day means it is too cold to sit outdoors. This…

Rise Above a Sinking Sex Life

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All of life is seasons.  All of marriage is seasons. Newlywed season.  Children season.  Teenage season.  Empty nest season.  Everything is great season.  Crisis season.  Great sex season... Not-so-great sex season. To rise above a…

A Moment of Honesty About Neighbors...

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Let's have a moment of honesty about neighbors... I was sitting on our front porch working on my next book, watching one neighbor mow another’s yard. I was struck by the fact that we are not very good neighbors! As I thought about all my neighbors,…

Garbage...

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I (Laura) grew up without a garbage disposal...I know 1st world problem...but remember it was the 60’s.  Anyway my mom chose a dishwasher over a garbage disposal so we never had one...only problem?  How disgusting the garbage would get!…

It’s a disaster, we NEED an Expert!

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Woke up this morning and found a puddle in front of our kitchen sink.  I opened the cabinet doors to find a mini-swimming pool inside the cabinet under our sink…remember I haven’t had my coffee yet! I tell Laura we have a problem and dutifully…

Going to Church Can Save Your Marriage

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Christians aren’t perfect… But going to Church can save your marriage! For years now we’ve loved to read the work of Harvard trained researcher Shaunti Feldhahn.  She’s just concluded an 8 year study on divorce in the church! By…