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Category Archives: Spiritual Influence

Parenting: Our Broken Moral Compass—The Truth and Tragedy of a Failing Integrity

I think someone must have driven over our moral compass. It’s not lost – it’s broken. When I was a boy of 12 at camp, I took a skills course in...

Marital Prayer Part 2: How to Start Praying Together

Marital Prayer Part 2: How to Pray Together Relational research shows that 92% of couples that call themselves Christians never pray together. “Tell me something new,” you say since you’re one...

Parenting: The Impact of Family Traditions

Why does a college student say to a fellow passenger on a flight home for Christmas, “I can’t wait to get home. I miss my family”? Because family traditions, like a...

Parenting: Rethinking the Sex Talk

What Every Son Needs to Hear From His Dad An interview by Sam Black for Covenant Eyes Many dads feel awkward when talking to their sons about girls, feelings, sex, and…yikes,...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 3—Covering the Key Sexual Topics

Here are the Top 40 Topics to discuss with your child in your Pre-Teen Sex Talk. Recognize that though you may not cover all of these issues in one sitting, know...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 2—Framing Your Discussion on Sexuality

Understanding the Coat Rack of Sexual Truth As a parent, you are seeking to build a “coat rack” of truth that will be the life framework for each of your children....

Parenting: Creating Memorable Family Vacations

Q & A with Dr. Dave and Donalyn Currie   Some of my best childhood memories are from our family vacations, but now that I have a family of my own,...

Marriage: Turning Your Christmas Inside Out

We often hear the quote, “It is better to give than receive.” Deep down in our hearts, we know it is true yet, that’s not the way Christmas is celebrated in...

Marriage: Win, Lose or Draw—Playing Your Relational Cards Right

You are at the table. Everyone is. The stakes are high. You’d bet your life to have a successful marriage and family life. In this game, you have a hand to...

Parenting: Raising Confident and Secure Children

The Fall is an exciting time for families with the anticipation of school. When that first bell rings, there is the surge of excitement of reconnecting with friends, the new classroom...

DFR Tip 422: Attend Church as a Family…

Go to church as a family, as an anchor to truth. It doesn’t make you a christian, but opens heart & mind to perspective and growth. For more Daily Tips click HERE...

DFR Tip #410: Core values for preschoolers…

Teach preschool children the core values that you want them to live by. Get faith and truth matters implemented early. They won’t forget. More DFR Resources Learn more about guiding your...

DFR Tip #343: Building a Godly Home

To learn more about building a Godly home, click on the links below: Article: Building a Godly Home Quick Video Answer: Transferring Your Values to Your kids For more Daily Tips...

DFR Tip #299: The Golden Rule…Live it through Empathy & Kindness

Living The Golden Rule impacts all of your relationships positively: "Do unto others as you would have them do to you” Matt. 9:12. Article: The Memorable Impact of Missions on Marriage Article: Parenting—Building...

Tip #258: Do a Random Act of Kindness, together!

For more information on serving as a couple and family, see the links below: Article: The Memorable Impact of Missions on Marriage Article: Parenting—Building a Godly Home Dr. Dave’s TV Show:...