Tag Archives: blessing

pleasant places

Today I’m taking a long draught from this river of delight. Tomorrow shadows may fall across the lines of my life. But I will still have a beautiful inheritance

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a blessing on your head

What I have seen is that you cherish this woman. What I have seen is that you are willing to point her toward Christ and his Word. What I have seen is that your love is sacrificial and stable. I’m confident you are ready to do this, and do it well.

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loving leadership

The boundaries we create should not be about what annoys us, but about what blesses those we are called to serve. Wear your authority lightly and take your responsibility seriously.

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a blessing indeed

A Night of Blessing is a rare moment in the life of a man, a moment to gather in a community of trusted brothers and spiritual fathers and talk about things that matter.

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pass (on) the steak

Sin often begins with something good, like a juicy steak or even a kiss. But our principles must master our passions or we fail to know and do the will of God.

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beginnings and benedictions

May we all be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. May we roar with the Lion of Judah and rest in the Lamb of God. Deliver us from temptation. Lead us beside still waters.

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a few good men

Marriage is often the equivalent of sleeping on hard ground and eating meals out of a can.

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lessons in loving

Christ is our example of how to love our wives. He gives us fleeting, vibrant sunsets. You can give her flowers. He gives us unexpected gifts, moments of glory and fragments of delight. He is your example.

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a night of blessing

The night of blessing is the antithesis of a bachelor party. It is an opportunity to welcome a young man into a community of men who take the responsibility and blessings of marriage seriously.

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marriage as a cross cultural experience

We bring you here tonight to encourage you and bless you, but none of us pretends to understand women and their ways. Some of us are more thoughtful observers, and some of us have more experience. But all that observing and experiencing leads to only one clear and compelling conclusion, and that is we are often clueless.

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