1. Relationships: friend or foe

    What is your typical response to relationship wounds?  Do you pull away and isolate? Do you seek out relationships with others to assist you in working through the conflict?  Do you engage in a relationship with objects or activities such as food, drugs, alcohol or sex?  Or do you remain engaged …Read More

  2. Does “dysfunctional family” describe your childhood?

    How dysfunctional is your own family? Are childhood wounds from your dysfunctional family an insurmountable obstacle to your growth and a happiness as a adult and as a parent? I don't think so. Writing in FaithGateway, Max Lucado points out just how dysfunctional families were in the Book of Genesis…Read More

  3. Should Christians single out gay lifestyle when defending marriage?

    Pastor David Platt, in his latest book, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Homosexuality, Racism, Sex Slavery and other Social Issues, Platt said that pondering cultural questions about homosexuality has shifted his focus from why some men and women have …Read More

  4. The Original Marriage Maker

    God, the very first "Marriage Maker," provided an essential formula for making a marriage work. He provided it for all of us to follow when He brought the first couple together. "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh" (Gen …Read More

  5. Are you abusing drugs and alcohol and ready to get help?

    Have you had a wake up call following a DUI or other close encounter? Are you struggling to quit drinking alcohol or overcome an addiction to prescription drugs? If you want to stop abusing drugs or alcohol and get your life back, help is available. J.D. Murphy  offers therapy and  support for a…Read More