3 Tips to Reacting Well

Everyday, we react. We react to other people’s words. We react to situations and circumstances in life, some that may even be out of our control. Some of our reactions happen as a result of smaller encounters, and others as a result of more significant events in our lives. Some are easy, and some areContinue reading “3 Tips to Reacting Well”

A Game Plan for Goal Planning

Written by my amazing wife, Emily Menard Weaver: There is something about the fresh start of a new year that always gets me excited for a new challenge! While I know many people no longer set new year’s resolutions because they feel it sets them up for failure, I think it is a healthy practiceContinue reading “A Game Plan for Goal Planning”

Christ is Everything – A Christmas Blog

As we near the end of this Advent and Christmas season, we must go back to the foundational element for all of the other Advent elements, and that is Christ. He is the only way that we can truly have hope, peace, joy and love. As many people say this time of year, and asContinue reading “Christ is Everything – A Christmas Blog”

Striving for Thankfulness

I remember at family Thanksgiving gatherings growing up, my Grandma liked to have everyone share something they are thankful for before we all ate. At times, these moments seemed awkward, uncomfortable or maybe even forced. But, as we went around the room and all shared something, you could tell that it was good for theContinue reading “Striving for Thankfulness”

Perspective From the Sky

Recently, I was traveling on an airplane and was given a window seat, which is always my seat option of choice, because I can glance out the window at an amazing view. This bird’s eye view of the world from an airplane window got me thinking, I couldn’t help but to look out the windowContinue reading “Perspective From the Sky”

Four Lessons I’ve Learned as a Newlywed

Marriage. What comes to mind when you hear this word? For me, I think of one of the greatest joys, but also one of the greatest challenges. If we look to God’s design for marriage, we will experience it joyfully, even through the challenges. My wife Emily and I have been married a year andContinue reading “Four Lessons I’ve Learned as a Newlywed”

Six Things I Learned From Reading Capital Gaines

For my birthday this year, my wife gave me the book Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines. I’m naturally not a huge reader, but I am trying to get into the habit of always having a book on my hands to read. This was a different kind of book for me to read. Being in ministry, IContinue reading “Six Things I Learned From Reading Capital Gaines