Three Things

Karen Kingsbury, New York Times bestselling author, states that there are three primary things our loved ones needs from us. These are: time, touch, and testimony. The recognition that these actions are important to any relationship is not new or revolutionary. They are, indeed, truths that grow out of our common human experience. Let’s take […]

The Benefit of the Doubt in Marriage

Veronica and I have pretty much given up on regular broadcast and cable television. More often than not, we find ourselves watching a Hallmark movie. These romantic comedies present consistently beautiful scenery and handsome, energetic characters. However, the plots are, with some exceptions, stereotypically the same: An attractive, sophisticated character accidently runs into a handsome, […]

Never Underestimate Your Potential to Make a Difference by Wilson Wayne Grant

Never Underestimate Your Potential to Make a Difference by Wilson Wayne Grant “It won’t make any difference,” a friend told me as we were discussing charitable giving in light of the new tax law. “I can give only a little—not enough to be worthwhile,” he added. This conversation got me thinking. “You are very wrong,” […]

The Mission of Advent by Wayne Grant

The Mission of Advent by Wayne Grant December is here! All around us are reminders of this special season. Music, color, presents, decorations—all tell us that it is that Christmas time of year. Christmas has been adopted by our culture and turned into a secular celebration—it becomes simply the “holiday season” or “Xmas.” However, Christmas […]

Husbands Love Your Wives

Growing a healthy marriage involves many challenges and much hard work. Let’s face it, we men all too often leave the hard work of relationship building to our wives. We easily assume that they know more about such things and we simply lack confidence in our own relational ability. But we need to give ourselves […]

Small Words with Great Power

We have heard the nursery rhyme from early childhood: “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never harm me.” As well-meaning as this sounds, this brave statement is simply untrue. Yes, sticks and stones can break bones; and the wrong word at the wrong time can break the soul. But then, words […]

Children Are a Blessing: Yes or No?

Psalm 127 states: Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.  Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. These few poetic verses emphasize a principal that runs throughout the Bible: children are valued and loved by God. […]

Fruits, Yes! By Wilson Wayne Grant, M.D.

BECOMING- – – – – – – – – – – – ​The Spiritual Growth Newsletter 2802​Wilson Wayne Grant, Publisher​March 2017 Fruits, Yes! There came a time in my life when I recognized a profound truth: I am who I am because of all those who have touched me. This truth came to life for […]

Staying in Tune with Your Mate by Wayne Grant

Marriage Ministry  Trinity Baptist Church For this reason, a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. Genesis 2:24   Staying in Tune with Your Mate The distractions of daily living can cause a couple to drift a part, with each partner slipping into […]

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Child

“What do you think,” Wendy asked me during Eric’s well-child visit. “Mark and I want to attend but we are uncertain about leaving Eric.” Mark and Wendy had heard about the upcoming marriage enrichment retreat for young couples which was one of several such retreats sponsored by their church and led by a skilled family […]