Mega-Pastor B had some decent things to say about grace, mercy, ...
Getting to "I do" isn't enough, your marriage needs a mission!
Take for example, one of my all time favorite brands: Ben & Jerry’s.
And yes, Ben & Jerry to this day, remain one happy couple, which is very unique in the corporate world. Well, if you want to reach your Gold Anniversary, like B&J are about to, or even something close to that, you need to have a solid and binding mission.
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"Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you." 1 Peter 5:7 Some of the most insensitive sayings, passed on via social media memes, are posted by people who call themselves Christians. "If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you." James 1:5 For many years, my literary junk food was celebrity people magazines. "Many false prophets will appear and deceive many people." (Matthew ) Recently I ran across a blog from a mega-pastor who was refuting the teachings of another mega-pastor.
They took a ice cream making class back in 1963 and fell in love with the fun of making ice cream.
When they perfected their craft they opened up shop in Burlington and became an instant success in the college town that before they invaded, were ice cream parlorless.
A good mission statement is not lengthy; 5-8 sentences should do the job. What is it about your marriage that will carry you through? What 5, 10 and beyond years from now will you be proud of if you have done or become?