Make one-to-one mentoring easier by learning what to do and what not to do. Click to learn more. Tip#1 – Find your PLACE Pray: simple yet powerful act Listen: people want to feel heard Ask: good questions foster productive dialogue Consider: think slowly and biblically Encourage: uplift rather than beat down Tip#2 – Avoid the common mistakes […]
Me! Me! Me!
Me! Me! Me! Acknowledging my sin helps me view myself honestly and without pretense. by Dave Boehi Direct Link to article on FamilyLife: Me! Me! Me! If you went through premarriage counseling, you may recall some of the subjects you discussed with your pastor or counselor—things like communication, personality differences, finances, and resolving conflict. But […]
Are You Listening?
Three communication tips based on wisdom gained from years (and years) of trial and error. by Dave Boehi Direct Link to article on FamilyLife: Are You Listening? See if you can relate to any of these situations … Case study #1: You are watching television, and the score is tied late in a crucial game […]
Romancing Your Man
It comes down to one simple principle—love your neighbor as you would want to be loved. by Barbara Rainey I’ve noticed that most romantic novels and movies contain a common theme. It goes like this: A handsome, intelligent, adventurous, single man on a mission unexpectedly meets a beautiful, equally intelligent single woman under improbable circumstances—often […]
Confessions of a Young Widow: The Little Thi...
Sometimes it’s the silly things that most couples probably take for granted that I miss the most about my husband. by Sabrina Beasley Direct Link to FamilyLife Article: Confessions of a Young Widow: The Little Things I Miss About Being Married Not long ago, I was in a discussion group of singles, but there happened […]
The 50/50 Myth
If you’re keeping score in your marriage, you’re in trouble. by Dave Boehi Direct Link to Article on FamilyLife: The 50/50 Myth Whether we realize it or not, most of our friendships operate according to a 50/50 plan: “You do your part, and I’ll do mine.” If the friendship is lopsided—if one person is giving […]