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Category Archives: Spiritual Unity

First Day in Heaven

FIRST DAY IN HEAVEN *Written on December 25th in the Morning 2016—Dad’s 1st Christmas in Heaven. There is no sting in death. Death has no victory. JESUS collapsed that regime totally...

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...

Parenting: Building a Godly Home

Understanding Sweat Equity—Taking the Steps to Build a Godly Home As a young couple nearly thirty years ago, when we clearly had more time than money, we ventured into the ominous...

Marriage: Growing Together Spiritually

ANCHORED FOR LIFE: Growing Together Spiritually Donalyn and I have stayed strong in our marital and faith climb for nearly 42 years. We are asked many times these kinds of questions....

Marriage: Like a Diamond for the World to See

I love marriage—for a different reason than you might think. One of my favourite things about marriage is the incredible illustration it represents of the power of Jesus’ relationship with us,...

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...

Parenting: HAPPY EASTER—When the Resurrection Hits Home

“HAPPY EASTER.”  We hear it all the time leading up to this season but to the average person on the street, what does it really mean? What is Easter really about?...

Marriage: Anniversaries—The Value of Remembering

“Happy Anniversary!” We say it to encourage the couple observing the annual occurrence of their wedding date. Remembering an anniversary is a good thing. It is both bringing to mind and keeping...

Marriage: The Power of FAITHFULNESS

The Power of FAITHFULNESS—Keeping Your Promise in a World that Doesn’t Know How A few years back, I got inspired to go against the flow of culture and make a statement....

Parenting: What Can You Learn About Faith From Your Kids?

Jesus obviously talked about child-like faith long before I decided to explore the notion of having it. To connect in faith – to really believe in Him, He was repeatedly clear....

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...

Marriage: Developing a Marriage Mission Statement

Marriage: Developing a Marriage Mission Statement Know Why You are Developing a Mission Statement as a Couple Life is about choices. When you intentionally make the right decisions, so many things...

Marriage: The Memorable Impact of Missions on Marriage

Dave: We are writing this from Guam, just a speck of an island in the middle of the South Pacific. Donalyn: We are finishing our 6th week on a South East...

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...

Marital Prayer Part 1: What Happens When a Couple Prays Together?

Marital Prayer Part 1: What Happens When a Couple Prays Together? Praying together. It just sounds right. After all, shouldn’t couples that are supposedly seeking God be reaching out regularly as...