Following Our Family’s Rules

What rules or expectations did your family set for you that everyone still follows? Were there rules about clothing (i.e. what to wear or not to wear during certain times)? What about dietary rules (i.e. eat these foods, but __ is really unhealthy so avoid that)? What about rules about how to spend your time?... Continue Reading →


Blog Revamp!

Hello everyone! If you haven't noticed, Amanda and I have not been posting very much on here, and we apologize for our absence! We also decided to change up the blog format, clean up some clutter, and start adding some pictures! So, we are calling this a "Blog Revamp"! Our purpose, however, is not changing.... Continue Reading →

Marriage is not all about… Love

It’s been awhile since I posted, so here are some thoughts that I’ve pulled together from some of my recent conversations and interactions! I’m assuming that the title of this post elicited some confusion, but let me explain first. These thoughts come from a conversation I had with my mom, and I wanted to flush... Continue Reading →

2017 Summer Update!

Greetings! One of the purposes for this blog is to have a clear forum for us to share updates to friends and family. We thought we would take a moment to fill you in on what we’ve been up to so far this year as we move into the summer! (And apologize for taking so... Continue Reading →

How do we obey God?

Have you ever asked how we actually, practically obey God? Have you ever wondered how we are supposed to do all the things that God commands? I have, and I have had a very hard time asking this question because most people respond with a “you just do it”. I always feel so discouraged because... Continue Reading →

Being a Cafeteria Christian

Have you ever heard of a Cafeteria Christian? This is the kind of Christian that walks up to the metaphor biblical cafeteria counter, and picks up the stuff they like, but leaves the stuff they don't like behind before moving onto the dining room floor to live out their meal. This idea has always bothered... Continue Reading →

Marriage is…

Many people have asked me "How is being married/married life/etc.?", and for a long time, I said something like "It's hard but good!". I recently read a blog post by a married Christian missionary that questioned why we always describe our closest earthly relationship as hard. Our two year anniversary is this week, and I'm... Continue Reading →

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