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Parenting: Are you the primary influence in your child’s life?

INDELIBLE IMPRINT—Getting Straight A’s on your Parenting Report Card and Becoming the Primary Influence in Your Child’s Life. Are you the primary influence in your children’s life? Indelible. Not as common...

Parenting: Putting Your Marriage First

4 Unexpected Ways to Put Your Children First (By Putting Your Marriage First) The second highest demographic for divorce is people who are married 25–30 years! Does this shock you? We have couples...

Parenting: Online Nudity—Protect Your Kids

“Naked Pictures”—Helping Children Face the Inevitable and Premature Exposure to Online Nudity I am concerned about our little ones. I’m talking about our 4–7 year old children getting online exposure to explicit sexual...

Parenting: Rebellion in Children—How Parenting Rules Are Related

The Heart of Discipline: The Principle of New Covenant Parenting—How Rules Relate to Rebellion in Children   One of my goals as a parent is to see my children be well-behaved and...

Marriage: The Challenge of Rebuilding Trust in Marriage

Betrayal in Marriage—The Challenge of Re-building Trust Betrayal in marriage rolls through my office like semi-trucks into a weigh station. On the freeway of life, people experience incredible emotional wreckage when...

Parenting: Part 2—Redefining Boredom

Boredom Creates Opportunities for Us and Our Children In my pursuit to change our response to the word “boredom” in our home, I continually find more benefits of unscheduled time, particularly in...

Parenting: Part 1—Redefining Boredom

Surprising Tools for Raising Successful Children by David McVety I can’t count the number of times that my wife, Melissa, and I have been so caught up in our hectic lives...

Marriage: New Year’s Sex

Relax. Though we are passed January 1st, you haven’t missed out. And while it might be really fun, the title is not referring to welcoming in the New Year while having...

Parenting: What We Taught Our Kids at Christmas

I’m the out-spoken “Merry Christmas” guy in a world where it’s not politically correct. It’s my part of the fight. Though Season’s Greetings or Happy Holidays have all but replaced “Merry...

Marriage: The Best Christmas Gift for Your Spouse

Ever been stuck wondering what to get your spouse for Christmas? I sure have, especially since I’m a December 24th power shopper! I know, I don’t deserve much sympathy as one...

The Good News About Marriage Sunday Sermon Video

Christian marriages—keep calm and carry on! Following the Lord does make a huge difference on both the satisfaction and longevity of your most important relationship. Watch Dr. Dave passionately deliver his Sunday...

Marriage: Good News About Marriage!

Keep Calm and Carry On: The Good News about Marriage! Winston Churchill’s tenacious spirit was undoubtedly what inspired the British government to produce this famous morale-boosting poster from World War II “Keep...

Marriage: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage?

Digital Delirium Part 1: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage? Between my cellphone, iPad and laptop, digital technology has made my life better. I can do life faster and more efficiently. I depend on...

Dr. Dave Currie: What I Learned about Life from Climbing Mount Baker

Summiting Mt. Baker in early July this year was “epic” for me. That became our team’s catchword of the day. My adult children had decided to give my Mt. Baker dream...

Marriage: The 6 Laws of Attraction—Are You Fun to Live With?

Are You Fun to Live With? That’s a rather gutsy question to ask yourself. If you are not sure how you’d answer or what the truth might be, you can always...