Spring Update

I wish you all could have been there. Pastor Rick Lamb of Northside Baptist Church said some profound things Sunday, March 18th “Such a great introduction for what we’re trying to do…” “I love what (Craig) said; we don’t just leave the pieces there, we pick them up.“ “So I’m...

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Gaining Traction

“Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; Yes, with all thy getting get understanding.” Proverbs 4:7 ASV   The Lord is adding to Blended Together Forever. Blended families have unique challenges that nuclear marriages and families don’t face. The typical local church is not meeting blended families needs to stabilize...

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Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas?

“A blended family and a prodigal typically go hand in hand.” –Matt Thiessen, CRU “And she shall bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name Jesus; for it is he that shall save his people from their sins.” — Matthew 1:21   Is it Happy Holidays or Merry...

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Reflections from Chattanooga

It’s BE not DO As I got ready to depart to Chattanooga, I strongly felt the nudge of just being with the Lord, not planning to do all these things in 2018. I sent an individual text to 4-5 buddies and asked them to pray for me while I was...

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The Thanksgiving Surprise

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Food, football, family, and no presents! We all want our kids to be grateful; hopefully you and I want to model gratitude. Lord knows we live in a culture that is very self absorbed, so we are constantly swimming upstream. Gina and I...

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Boot camp at Genesis November 2017

Our first blended together Bootcamp will be hosted at Genesis Church starting Friday night, November 17. Last-minute registration is available on our website. Our friends, Art and Sherry Stone will help us facilitate this powerful packed weekend for blended families. Look at the anticipation of a couple below! Hi Craig,...

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Caught Downstream

Recently a Pastor told me the following story. He started, “Have you heard of the new book written by Andy Stanley? It’s called the New rules of love, sex, and dating. In my church we tend to catch these people downstream.” Let me tell you about Natalie. Natalie is a...

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