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Civilizing our fighting


Jerry stayed over to teach our Servants meeting on “How to fight safely” (discovering your style of confrontation). His lesson helped us to learn how to have “healthy” arguments. Not that he advocates fighting, but when problems have to be resolved, we need to know how to express deep felt emotion without leaving “scars”. Sixty-five […]

Progressing in our marriages


The following week we had our biggest couples’ meeting of 2011. Forty-two couples from half a dozen nearby congregations (plus several visitors) came. David and Adriana McKinney, who work with the church in the city of Joao Pessoa (two hours North), came down to teach the classes. They taught on problem resolution in the relationship. […]

A mother – an expression of God’s love

A mother - an expression of God's love

Mother’s Day was made exceptional this year for the two dozen mothers who were honored in a special ceremony. They are the mothers of the youth that participate in the “Christ’s Athletes” ministry. About 70 gathered for the event. I spoke on how our mother’s love for us is an expression of God’s love for […]