Archive for Marriage & Family

The Mugging of Dearly Departed Grandma Betty

The Mugging of Dearly Departed Grandma Betty

THE MUGGING OF DEARLY DEPARTED GRANDMA BETTY A ONE-ACT VIGNETTE FADE IN: INT. LOCATION – DAY, AN OLD STYLE LIVING ROOM WE JOIN THE READING OF GRANDMA’S WILL IN HER OLD LIVING ROOM. HER THREE CHILDREN WITH SPOUSES AND HER TEN GRANDCHILDREN ARE SEATED ON…

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USA Today Cries Over Failure to Loot Steinbrenner’s Pockets

USA Today Cries Over Failure to Loot Steinbrenner’s Pockets

I don’t usually read USA Today, but I’m in Florida again filming for Cross Examine and the hotel offers it for free. Today’s “Our View” editorial was on the estate tax. Here is the subtitle: “Steinbrenner’s ‘smart’ financial move reveals stupidity of inaction”. In case…

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When Social System Collide

When Social System Collide

Last week, I had the privilege of spending a few days with a phenomenal family—the Romeikes. Uwe and Hanne have five wonderful children, Daniel (12), Lydia (11), Josua (9), Christian (7) and little Damaris (4). Uwe is a pianist and makes his living teaching piano….

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Fiery Trials

Fiery Trials

The last two weeks have been filled with a lot of issues. I don’t know if they rise to the level of Peter’s “fiery trials” or not (1 Peter 4:12), but they have been close to overwhelming at times. This is a photo from my…

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The Million Dollar Parenting Question

The Million Dollar Parenting Question

Dr. Juli Slattery called me promptly at 9am. She’s working on a parenting DVD series for Focus on the Family and wanted me to be a part of it. I was delighted with her first question: “When it comes to the very practical issue of…

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Responses to “R” & “L”

Responses to “R” & “L”

I am always delighted to hear how the Lord has graciously worked in the lives of so many of you through the Truth Project. I am also thankful that the marriage simulcast was a blessing to such a large group of people. Marriage is an…

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Making the Diverse One

Making the Diverse One

“…a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is profound…” Ephesians 5 31-32 Two days ago, I stood on a stage at Focus on the Family and had the privilege…

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