Are You Holding a Grudge Against Someone? | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Are You Holding a Grudge Against Someone? | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Jun 22, 2017

  By: Mark Merrill I heard recently of a man who hasn’t spoken to his father in over a decade. The two had a falling out over something and though the son can’t remember exactly what the problem was, he’s adamant that he is not going to be the one to try to put things right. How sad—ten years of a relationship lost which can never be recovered. Unresolved...

15 Texts that will make your Husband’s Heart skip a beat | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

15 Texts that will make your Husband’s Heart skip a beat | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Jun 15, 2017

        By: Kristina Tieken Work, school, kids and a number of other things make hours go by without seeing your spouse. If you’re not careful, you might lose touch. Texting your spouse can heighten the suspense of seeing each other again… and lead to exciting things when you do see each other. Send your husband at least one to five texts a day to...

5 Ideas for a Special Graduation Letter to Your Child | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

5 Ideas for a Special Graduation Letter to Your Child | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Jun 8, 2017

By: Mark Merrill Graduations should come with a “Flash Flood Warning” for parents. There’s a flood of tears, fears, pride, and joyful and anxious memories that wash over a parent’s heart. It’s not uncommon to look at the graduate and think “Did I teach them, show them, prepare them, help them, and love them enough?” Well, it’s not too late. Writing a graduation...

5 Things to Look Forward to in Marriage | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

5 Things to Look Forward to in Marriage | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

Jun 1, 2017

By: Mark Merrill   Married life is an adventure. And, if you’ve been together for any length of time, you know that sometimes it can be a challenging and tough adventure. As we are trekking on the marriage path, Susan and I sometimes get weary and tired. So to spur us on toward the awesome destination in front of us, we need things to be looking forward to in...

10 character traits to look for in your future husband

10 character traits to look for in your future husband

May 25, 2017

By Karen Banes   We live in a world that can often seem superficial, so it’s not surprising that when we think about what we find attractive, physical qualities often come to mind. Even when we move on to personality traits, we often think of seemingly superficial ones like sense of humor. Studies often show that a sense of humor is ranked top of the...

The Wife Code: How to Really Understand What She is Saying | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

The Wife Code: How to Really Understand What She is Saying | Thursday Thrive from Friendship Baptist Church

May 18, 2017

  By: Mark Merrill Yes, Susan and I both speak English. But after 27 years of marriage, I’ve determined that Susan (and most other women) have a double secret female code that they completely understand, but we men don’t. I’ve determined that it’s time to decode it. In order to do so, I’ve confidentially spoken with several female informants who have...