Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

If You Disagree on Spending… (Part 1)

July 9, 2020

They say the three hot topics for marriage are sex, money, and communication. We talked about sex in the last post and we’ll put off communication till a later post. … Read more If You Disagree on Spending… (Part 1)

1 Samuel 17 – Who Wants To Be Like David?

July 7, 2020

Have you ever encountered someone who was so different from those around them, they stood out in a powerful and positive way? The kind of someone whose confidence and courage … Read more 1 Samuel 17 – Who Wants To Be Like David?

If You’re Struggling with Your Sexual Relationship…

July 2, 2020

Sex can easily become an issue in marriage. Here are some of the things spouses tell me in my counseling office… “My spouse wants sex all the time!” “My spouse … Read more If You’re Struggling with Your Sexual Relationship…

1 Samuel 16 – People Are Like a Box of Chocolates

June 30, 2020

I’m not a fan of those variety boxes of chocolates. They leave you to guess about what might be lurking inside each piece. You can pick one that looks good, … Read more 1 Samuel 16 – People Are Like a Box of Chocolates

If You Want Your Spouse To Change…

June 26, 2020

Remember when when you were so in love with your spouse you couldn’t think of anything you wanted to change about them? Does that seem like a long time ago? … Read more If You Want Your Spouse To Change…

If Your Spouse is Critical…

June 19, 2020

Does any of the following sound familiar? That’s not the right way to load the dishwasher. They won’t get clean that way. Why are you going this way? It takes … Read more If Your Spouse is Critical…

If You Feel Like Quitting…

June 12, 2020

Everyone feels like quitting sometimes. Stephen King is a prolific writer and probably one of the most well know and successful authors in modern history. Yet, he felt like quitting … Read more If You Feel Like Quitting…

If You Don’t Want to Hurt your Kids…

June 5, 2020

  Here’s the story of two couples… Couple #1 It was a Saturday afternoon when some friends of ours called in great distress. They asked if I could come over … Read more If You Don’t Want to Hurt your Kids…

If There’s Something You Want Your Spouse To Know…

May 29, 2020

I’m going to let you in on one of my many failures in marriage. But, I warn you…it’s not pretty! In fact it’s quite embarrassing! (If my wife is reading … Read more If There’s Something You Want Your Spouse To Know…

If You Want Your Marriage To Work…

May 22, 2020

Everyone wants their marriage to work. You never hear a couple getting married make vows to love one another “till it just doesn’t work anymore.” They always vow to love one … Read more If You Want Your Marriage To Work…