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Category Archives: Communication

Podcast 084: Marriage FUSION 3—The Acceleration of Connection

FUSION 3—The Acceleration of Connection The goal is to value each other’s perspective in order to find a deepening understanding. We’ll help couples understand the ways to better connect on every...

Podcast 082: Avoiding Marital Break-Up

Podcast 82: Avoiding Marital Break-Up—The 7 C’s of Relationship Recovery Your marriage may be on a slippery slope toward ending. We’ll seek to assist the reluctant partner who doesn’t want the...

Podcast 075: Setting Boundaries in Your Relationships

Unhealthy Attachments: Setting Relational Guardrails Rails are there for your safety – to keep you from going off track. Our world is running wild in relationships and complicating many lives and...

Podcast 074: The Folly of Unforgiveness

Drag Time: Resolving Conflict without Perpetual Brooding or Prolonged Bickering Helping couples in developing the heart and the tools for shortening their response time in working through issues between them and...

eZine #35 The Secrets of Happy Camper Dating

  Dating! There is a secret to it that you may not know about!   Lets talk about DATING for a moment – and yes this topic and concept does apply...

Marriage: Creating Wise Digital Boundaries

Digital Delirium Part 2: Creating Wise Digital Boundaries for Your Marriage Unchecked digital habits are sucking the life out of too many marriages. I’m talking about all the time, energy and attention...

eZine #34: The Art and Value of Accountability

eZine #34: The Art and Value of Accountability I’ve always longed for accountability, but is hasn’t always been easy to find people that have the same concept of accountability as I...

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...

eZine #33-What does God say about sex?

I’m not sure if you have these kinds of posts have come up one your Facebook feed but there have been a lot of negative comments made by “good Christian” young...

eZine #29: 4 Moments that Matter and Strengthen Your Marriage

Moments that Matter: Leave the Camera Behind Dave and Donalyn recently returned from a trip to Israel, but Donalyn didn't take any pictures?!...(Read more)

eZine #28: Marriage: The Art of Two Becoming One

Two lives combining to make one cohesive unit is a beautiful thing, in fact, that's why we call our marriage conference "Fusion." Have you ever tried to shake up a bottle of...

Marriage: Understanding the Emotional Turmoil of Mental Illness

HEADSPACE—Understanding the Turmoil of the Brokenhearted Someone in your world is hurting right now. No, they haven’t fallen and broken something. There was no ambulance or tow truck at the scene....

Marriage: The Masks We Wear—Who Are We Really?

I spoke recently at a single Parent retreat. The topic was “Masquerade” and our tendency to put on masks… to pretend to be someone we aren’t. Occasionally this is because we...

eZine #24: Cloud 9 – Preparing For A Great Marriage

Preparing before AND after the marriage can make or break your relationship! I can’t count the number of times we have talked with couples who swear that they didn’t want or...

eZine #19: Learning to Gel as a Couple

Learning to Gel How to build a lifelong friendship with your spouse. Gel, isn’t that something you put in your hair? Something that holds it in the place you want it...