Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

How to be Happy with a Less-Than-Perfect Marriage

June 10, 2021

MY MISTAKE When I served as a minister to single adults, I’m afraid I made a serious mistake. No, I didn’t have an illicit relationship with someone or misappropriate funds. … Read more

2 Kings 2 – Little Things

June 8, 2021

Little things are important. If you don’t do the little things for your car…like changing the oil, rotating the tires, checking the fluid levels…it will lead to big problems. If … Read more

Being Married is Like Playing Poker

June 3, 2021

I’M NOT A GAMBLER I’m not much of a gambler. Never have been. It’s not that I have some moral stance against gambling. I’ve just never felt the need to … Read more

2 Kings 1 – Fishing for Answers

June 1, 2021

When you were growing up and needed to get your parents to sign off on something, didn’t you know which parent was more likely to say “yes” to what you … Read more

Some Things About Growing Old Together…

May 27, 2021

THE ROMANTIC When people (particularly young people) are getting married, they post things on social media like… “I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you.” “You … Read more

1 Kings 21-22 – You Can’t Get Away With It!

May 25, 2021

Some people just don’t get it. Do you know the type? These people don’t listen, even though the message is clear and strong. They keep walking down the wrong paths, … Read more

How to Love Two Spouses

May 20, 2021

No, this post is not about polygamy or sister wives. It’s just that sometimes it can feel like you’re married to two spouses at the same time; the one you … Read more

1 Kings 20 – Disregarding God

May 18, 2021

Have you ever done something good for someone, only to have that person disregard you? When that happens, your response is often, “How could they do that, after all I’ve … Read more

Signs of Life

May 13, 2021

I was talking to a friend who is somewhat particular about his yard, and he told me there are two parts of his yard that are his favorite spots. I … Read more

1 Kings 19 – Will You Get Back in the Game?

May 11, 2021

Everyone goes through difficult and draining times…even those seeking God. (John 16:33) Some will recover from those times, while others will not. In 1 Kings chapter 19, we see Elijah … Read more