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Archive | Decision Making

How to make good decisions together.

How Can We Change?

by Harold & Bette Gillogly Life often gets tense and intense. Where has the laughter gone?  Larry and Helen’s relationship is drying up because there’s no more fun in it.  They want the joy back.  But how?  What can they do to change their lives, their relationship?  Can they change? George has a problem.  He […]

Win the Battle of the Mind

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Would you say a topic is important if the Bible speaks about it over 300 times?  If you do, then this subject – Thot-talk – is extremely important — to God and to us.  It is so important, in fact, that Proverbs 23:7 states, As a man thinks within himself, […]

The Day I Knew I Knew

by Bette Gillogly I was hot and tired as I trudged back to the women’s dorm.  The afternoon was too warm for early October in the mountains of Southern West Virginia.  And after cleaning every bathroom on campus – without air conditioning, I might add – I was ready for an ice cold drink and […]

How To Get On The Same Page

GOALS — What Are They? Purposes, Objectives and Goals:  Purpose is the over-all general direction we want to take.  We say, “Our purpose in life is….”  It’s very broad and far-reaching.  God is clear about His purpose in our lives.  Romans 8:28-29 declares, And we know that in all things God works for the good […]

God Hates Divorce! But Why?

by Patrick & Dwaina Six The fact they were both in my office was enough to give the young wife hope their marriage could be saved.  Prior to this meeting, her husband was bound and determined to end their eight year union.  During our conversation, we talked about their past, their relationship with God, their […]

Making the Right Decision Every Time

We’re all faced with dilemmas, aren’t we? Decisions… decisions… big decisions or small ones – they all can have enormous consequences in our lives. So we want to make the RIGHT decision…every time. In Luke 14:28-30, Jesus tells about a man who wanted to build a tower. Jesus said he should first sit down and estimate […]

7 Myths of Cohabitation

by Patrick & Dwaina Six Cohabitation is nothing new.  It happened in Biblical times, too. Remember when Jesus spoke with the woman at the well in John 4:17? When questioned about her husband, she answered that she had no husband. A popular contemporary Bible version renders Jesus’ response as, “That’s nicely put: ‘I have no […]

Done Dirty – Do Good

The Fourth of July – a time for hot dogs on the grill, homemade ice cream and shimmering rivers of lights cascading down the night sky.  But the holiday is a difficult one for Steve.  When he was eight years old, his brother drowned in a boating accident on one particularly hot July Fourth.  After […]

Have You Burned Your Ships?

We heard an interesting story recently. When the Spanish explorer Cortes lead his expedition into Mexico to conquer the Aztec nation, he was concerned about the fear and reticence of his soldiers to fight the numerous and fierce Aztecs. So he did something very smart and very decisive. He gathered his men on the shore […]