Monthly Archives: May, 2018

Where Are You?

May 25th, 2018

Written by: Meggie Nance A kind yet scary question that invites us to step out of our shame into freedom. “Where are you?” It was a quiet whisper that started haunting me the year my husband and I moved down to Florida for him to start seminary for his Master’s of Counseling. I was busy […]

Three Things That Everyone Needs

May 15th, 2018

Written by: Gary Sawyer One of my formative experiences when I was growing up was membership in the Boy Scouts of America, even making it to the rank of Eagle Scout. One of the things that we were required to do as a young scout was to build a fire. I remember early in my […]

It’s better to deal with issues sooner than later…

May 8th, 2018

Eight years ago my daughter had an ongoing stomach ache. Kids get stomach aches, so we were hopeful this would just pass… but it wasn’t improving… even with the things we were trying at home. Finally after two weeks we took her in to get checked… and when the tests were done we discovered she […]

Curiosity Cultivates Connection

May 2nd, 2018

One of my dearest friends says, “There are two types of people in this world; Those who walk into a room and say, “Here I am!” and the others are those who walk into a room and say, “There you are.” While this is a very simple distinction and there are certainly far more personalities […]

In all the MEF programs, God is first. The Forum helped to make the association of marriage to Biblical beliefs. It helped us have a much clearer understanding that marriage is a reflection of your relationship with God. Greg and Jilanne Smith
This is not your typical 'go out on a date and your marital problems will go away' fix. It teaches communication, expressing your feelings in a non-threatening way, and thinking about the other person - not yourself. But, the biggest part is that it is Christ-centered teaching and it focuses on a closer relationship with Him. I wish we would have had these programs years ago. Bruce and Linda Leber