Seven Ways to Improve the Way You Fight

By , Pastoral Care Pastor| September 5th, 2018|

Conflicts are a part of every relationship. To avoid conflict means avoiding a deeper connection with others. And while that might fly with some less important relationships, it's a recipe for disaster when it comes to marriage and those closest to you. The reality is that most people avoid conflict because they're just not confident [...]

Why Communication Can Get Messy

By , Pastoral Care Pastor| August 30th, 2018|

Last year, my wife and I started teaching our six-year-old daughter Mandarin Chinese, or Rosetta Stone, I should say, started teaching our daughter for us. For 20-30 minutes, she sits there attentively in front of my laptop, matching pictures with the corresponding Mandarin words. She's almost done with Level 1, and hopefully, will move onto [...]

Learning to Trust the Father

By , Pastoral Care Pastor| June 20th, 2016|

Last week I put up a canopy in my four-year-old daughter’s room thinking I’d score some serious husband/dad points with my wife and kid.  Sure enough, my daughter loved it!  She was ecstatic.  A little too ecstatic.  She jumped up on her bed running around in circles and quickly proceeded to get herself tangled up [...]