God's Not Done With You

God’s Not Done With You

"And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns." Philippians 1:6 NLT God's Not Done With You God wants to remind you of the bigger picture when you are facing tragedy in your life like … Continue reading God’s Not Done With You

Valentine's Day Rose

You Are Not Alone Today

"For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him. 30 We are in this struggle together. You have seen my struggle in the past, and you know that I am still in the midst of it." Philippians 1:29-30 NLT There are some very tough days … Continue reading You Are Not Alone Today

the battle of your thoughts

The Battle Of Your Thoughts

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, 4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but [b]divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. 5 We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ, 6 and we are ready to punish … Continue reading The Battle Of Your Thoughts

humility

Attitudes for Recovery: Humility

As I write this blog today, it's exactly 2 years to the day since I discovered my wife's infidelity.  The temptation on "D Day" is to focus on me, my pain, my loss, my damage and my journey.  However, if I have learned anything in these past two years trying to recover, it is this: … Continue reading Attitudes for Recovery: Humility

Giving God's kind of love

God’s Kind of Love

"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins."  - 1 Peter 4:8 NIV Is it possible that love can help you forget your spouse's betrayal? Well, not exactly. The word used here is "cover", which is better translated "to veil". A veil is used to conceal; you know what is there … Continue reading God’s Kind of Love

Christian Help For Adultery

I’ll never forget the first night alone in bed after learning hours earlier about my wife’s affair. I felt desperately alone and wanted someone to understand my pain. I searched social media frantically to find some Christian help for adultery.  When I didn't find much, I settled on a Facebook group that focused on helping … Continue reading Christian Help For Adultery

the long journey

The First Seven Days After Discovery

Our Story We had been out with friends the night before.  My wife and I were coming off a Whole-30 eating plan in the month of January, so we had not had a drop of alcohol in over 30 days.  The next morning I woke up and realized I wasn't going to be functioning very … Continue reading The First Seven Days After Discovery

attitude for recovery: surrender

Attitudes for Recovery: Surrender

In Part I of our series, we explored the attitude of faith and its importance to recovering from infidelity.  Our foundation for this series is Matt 11:28-30.  Verse 29 focuses on the second two attitudes for recovery: humility and surrender.  Today we will focus on surrender. 28 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who … Continue reading Attitudes for Recovery: Surrender

The Unsurpassed Intimacy of Tested Faith

Struggling with faith? Oswald Chambers has an important message for you about the unsurpassed intimacy of tested faith.