I met this week with a young couple going through some relationship troubles. Trust was broken. Both wanted to restore it. The issues they were dealing with, though big in their eyes at the moment, were quite normal of young love. The problem, I told them, is how easily these troubles could come back… View Post
A few weeks ago, I traveled to speak at a marriage conference in Texas. My wife, Christi, who was in the middle of a 14-week stint of all-day sickness from her current pregnancy, was unable to travel with me. So she stayed home with our 18-month-old son, Landon. He’s at the age now where… View Post
(guest post by my lovely wife, Christi. Originally posted on Meleea.com on August 3, 2013) by Christi Straub Family is our first experience of being connected to another in love – it’s the most selfless, grounding, strengthening, wings-to-fly kind of love. But love starts out in a funny way. We’re born into a strange world through… View Post
Life is all about relationships—particularly with God and with those we love. You don’t have to go very far in the Bible to be reminded that God desires to be in a relationship with each and every one of us. Even more, the Bible says that He is a pursuer God, and that He works to win our hearts. His desire and His love are for us.