Author: Steve

I hope the topics we discuss here will help in understanding more about the importance of understanding the way we are wired and how birth order can be another resources to building each other up in the Lord.

Podcast 79: More On Personalities & Birth Order

       This episode was not released as it should have been following Podcast 74 on Personalities. I apologize for the snafu and hope the topics we discuss here will help in understanding more about the importance of understanding the way we are wired…

It could just be me, but I seem to need assurance daily of God’s presence, care, and steadfast love.

Podcast 78: Receiving Blessed Assurance Daily

       It could just be me, but I seem to need assurance daily of God’s presence, care, and steadfast love. Perhaps I should entitle this episode ‘I Need Thee Every Hour’. In working out my own salvation with fear and trembling, I have…

In the new commandment, Jesus is asking us to not love like we want to be loved, but to love as He has loved us.

Family Discipleship and the New Commandment

Family Discipleship and the New Commandment   In the July, 2015 Newsletter referenced below, I wrote about how being a father led me to Deuteronomy 6. When I began asking God to help me love him, God revealed how much He loved me. The more…

On this episode, Steve discusses specific ways that family members can express love and affection for one another.

Podcast 77: The Conclusion of the Understanding Series

       On this episode, Steve discusses specific ways that family members can express love and affection for one another, building each other up in the process. From birthday celebrations to random acts of kindness, join us as we wrap up this series.  …

One of the ways that Jesus loved me is by serving.

From the Teaching to the Teacher

The new commandment that Jesus articulated in John 13:34 is to love one another as I have loved you, or to love others as we have been loved. One of the ways that Jesus loved me the disciples was by serving them.   With that…

We are to honor the Lord, our parents, widows, the elderly, pastors, and the emperor, but how do we do it?

Podcast 76: Esteem One Another Highly

       One of the most important and least discussed attributes, is the attitude of honor that emanates from the heart. We are to honor the Lord, our parents, widows, the elderly, pastors, and the emperor, but how do we do it? What is…

In this episode I discuss the benefits of reading “every word that comes from the mouth of God” and doing so “daily”. 

Podcast 75: A Significant Anniversary

       On September 20, 1976 I began reading the scripture every day with the goal of reading through the bible in a calendar year. This has been the best investment of my time and the most productive discipline I have engaged in as…

One of the reasons I first began talking about understanding each other came from the information we learned about personalities.

Podcast 74: Personalities

       One of the reasons I first began talking about understanding each other came from the information we learned about personalities. I had the opportunity to learn about how we are wired and it was a wonderful resource for understanding my wife and…

In this episode we are discussing godly communication as an essential part of understanding each other and building each other up.

Podcast 73: Speaking The Truth With Love

       When I consider speech that does not crush the spirit of the listener, I think of Jesus who is described in Matthew 12:20, “A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not quench.” One of the main…

I usually like to write something upbeat and encouraging, or share some new insight that I have received. But I have had a dry month.

Dry Times, Labor Day Contest, Online Seminar

I apologize for not sending an August Newsletter, but that was a tough month for me. I usually like to write something upbeat and encouraging, or share some new insight that I have received. But I have had a dry month. My relationship with God…