If you believe the gospel, it should impact your tone of voice in parenting. In Ephesians 4, Paul puts it like this, “Put off…clamor.” And the word clamor basically means yelling. Obviously God doesn’t have a problem with volume. The … Continue reading Lower the Volume!
Your speech is powerful. It has a tremendous impact on your life and the life of people around you. There’s a way of talking that changes lives for the better and a way of talking that changes lives for the … Continue reading Bad Speech
One of the challenges with trying to become more unselfish is that your attitude doesn’t always match up with your actions. I remember when we first got married, I would be sitting there watching sports, and Marda would ask me … Continue reading Unselfish Husbands, part 6
There is always going to be stuff that comes up in marriage that feels very challenging because you like what you like and the person you are married to is different. Those are opportunities to pause before you make an issue … Continue reading Unselfish Husbands, part 5
There’s some mental discipline that’s required for serving others unselfishly. It’s kind of like when you are laying there at night, and you are so hot, and your wife is cold and she doesn’t like the window open, and you … Continue reading Unselfish Husbands, part 4
Men, we must work at becoming unselfish. It’s a command. It’s a skill. How can you become less selfish? First you have to think about how you can become more unselfish. Specifically you need to evaluate your life. What am … Continue reading Unselfish Husbands, part 3
We don’t grow in many areas without spending some time thinking about how we can grow in those areas. And so if you read commands like Romans 13:9, “let love be genuine…” you have to think about, is my love genuine? … Continue reading Unselfish Husbands, part 2
I haven’t met many husbands who didn’t know they were supposed to love their wives, and yet, I have met many men who weren’t very good at loving. I know in my own life, I’ve been married 23 years now. And … Continue reading Unselfish Husbands, part 1