From the Heart Series: Lost

Growing up in a military home, my understanding of a man went a little like this: a man is someone who always makes the right decisions; has the respect of everyone he knows; can weather any storm; never grows tired or weary; and is without any flaw. That’s the...

Tell Her You Love Her

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I thought it would be a good time to share with you a valuable concept and resource that my wife and I have greatly benefited from. This resource/concept is the “Five Love Languages” by Dr. Gary Chapman. In...

That’s a Good Question!

Have you ever found yourself saying something like, “I wish I worked out more. I am really out of shape.” Or, maybe you have said something more along the line of, “I have got to stop smoking.” We all have a “wish list” of things that we would like to either have or...

Friends: Not Just a 90’s Sitcom

  I know that I have talked lightly about making friends and maintaining friendships, but I am starting to realize through my time working at the center that this topic merits its own post. I cannot tell you how many guys I know that struggle with consistently...

A Treasure to Behold

I wasn’t sure if I wanted to run this post with a “pirate’s voyage” theme or “storming the dragon’s keep.” I decided to save you the agony of both. You’re welcome! This week, I wanted to have a heart-to-heart about one...

The Power of Words

It is good to be back at it again! I hope that you are doing well. I look forward to seeing what 2021 has in store for us. This week I wanted to share with you a thought exercise that I started a few days ago. It began when I had the random revelation that adding...

What We Carry With Us

When I was about twelve, the worship leader asked me if I wanted to play the drums for our church on Sundays. I was a spunky kid, with enough energy to light up a city for weeks. Playing the drums every week felt like a dream come true. I remember going to Sweetwater...

A Word From the Wise

I can’t believe that I had never thought about covering this topic before, but here we are. This week, I want to discuss the importance of looking to those more experienced and wiser than ourselves to help us navigate parenthood. For some of us, this might feel...