7 Things You Should Stop Doing to Your Spouse in Public | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

7 Things You Should Stop Doing to Your Spouse in Public | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Dec 7, 2017

By: Mark Merrill When I wrote about the 7 things that husbands and wives should stop doing in their relationship a few months ago, some spirited comments and conversations resulted. In this post, I want to address 7 things that you should stop doing in public—things that can harm your spouse and hurt your marriage. 1. Stop criticizing your spouse to others....

3 Things to Remember Before You Call It Quits in Marriage | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

3 Things to Remember Before You Call It Quits in Marriage | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Nov 30, 2017

  By: Mark Merrill   Over the years, there have been several questions that have surfaced on my blog more than any others.  Though spoken in different ways from different people at different times, these questions usually go something like this: “What if I’m the only one putting any effort into my marriage?” “What if my spouse never gives, but always...

5 Ways to Keep from Drowning in the Craziness of Mommyhood | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

5 Ways to Keep from Drowning in the Craziness of Mommyhood | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Nov 16, 2017

  5 ways to keep from drowning in the craziness of mommyhood When there’s a million things to do, how do you survive? By: Shannon Guymon Drowning is different for moms. I’m not talking about swimming in pools without your floaties. I’m talking about dentists, school shopping, class schedules, football schedules, flat tires, cleaning your...

Find Friends Who Build You Up | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Find Friends Who Build You Up | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Nov 9, 2017

By: Rick Warren “Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character’” (1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV). Let’s agree upfront that God wants you to have non-believers as friends. God wants you to love everyone, show kindness to everyone, and be able to help everyone. If you don’t have any non-Christian friends, you won’t be around anyone who needs to hear the Good...

What does it mean that humanity is made in the image of God? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist

What does it mean that humanity is made in the image of God? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist

Nov 3, 2017

  Question: “What does it mean that humanity is made in the image of God?”Answer: On the last day of creation, God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness” (Genesis 1:26). Thus, He finished His work with a “personal touch.” God formed Adam from the dust and gave him life by sharing His own breath (Genesis 2:7). Accordingly, humanity is...

3 Truths to Remember When You’re Feeling Worthless | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

3 Truths to Remember When You’re Feeling Worthless | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Nov 2, 2017

  3 Truths to Remember When You’re Feeling Worthless By: Mark Merrill   When Henry David Thoreau came to this conclusion, I’m afraid he may have gotten it right. So many people are desperate in their marriages and in other relationships. They are suffering in silence with feelings of inadequacy and failure and don’t know what to do about it. So how do you...