Friendship Circles – Do you have frustrations with your friends? Maybe you haven’t put them in the right circle

Do you have frustrations with your friends? Do you find that they often don’t put in as much effort or time as you do? Are you feeling hurt and disillusioned by them? Friendship can be hard. Maybe you haven’t put them in the right circle – watch this to learn what might have happened.

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Podcast – What Happens to Our Relationship When the Butterflies of Love Die?

What happens to our relationship with the Butterflies of love die? Is it over – or is it part of the cycle of relationships? And can we get them back?   Join us on the DFR podcast as we discuss where to go from here – and if what “dead butterflies” mean for our relationships.     For Dave’s article on the same topic click here. or in my blog…

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What to do if your child is into Porn – Podcast

As parents it can be VERY hard to navigate different things with our children. Few things can cause us fear and trauma like finding out one of our children is looking at pornography. The podcast attached will help give you the words and a plan of action if and when things happens in your home.     Podcast 61: What do Do if Your Child is Into Porn  

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McVety Prayer and Ministry Update – June 2017

First and foremost… We would like to say Thank You! Melissa and I want to sincerely express our continual gratitude for your incredible support and love as we work in the trenches with hurting couples and individuals through our ministry with DFR.   We honestly couldn’t do what we do without you!   We realize it’s been a while since we sent an update and we wanted to give you…

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Engaging in Relationships with our Children with Melissa McVety

  Its far too easy to get preoccupied with “Doing” daily tasks and the outward behaviour of our children where we lose sight of who are kids are, and the incredible value of quiet time and “being” in their presence https://apotekerendk.com/. This is a video clip from our full talk at the Christian Homeschoolers Education Conference For another quick video from the same conference click here: Boredom as time for…

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Redefining Boredom – “boredom” is an Opportunity for Relationship with Our Children

Redefining Boredom Lets learn to hear the word “boredom” as a positive instead of a negative! When our kids say they are bored, lets see it as an opportunity to connect with them and to build into our relationship with them. This is a video clip from our full talk at the Christian Homeschoolers Education Conference   To read more on this topic check out these links: Redefining Boredom Part…

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The Heart of Discipline – The Principle of New Covenant Parenting, How Rules Relate to Rebellion

The Heart of Discipline The Principle of New Covenant Parenting – How Rules Relate to Rebellion The Heart of Discipline – The Principle of New Covenant Parenting and How Rules Relate to Rebellion One of my goals as a parent is to see my children be well-behaved and function well in society. I remember being counselled not to parent out of fear or control, but to proactively prepare. To prepare…

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3 Reasons Doing “Devotions” with Your Spouse is Difficult and 6 Ways to Help

3 Reasons Doing “Devotions” with your spouse is difficult and 6 ways to help   Living a mutually beneficial life of devotion to Jesus as a couple is a beautiful thing to see. I’ve seen many couples do this and asked some of them how and if they do devotions together. Many do, and they enjoy the time of study together and if that is you, I’m excited for you! There…

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The Myth that Marriage Completes You

  We have likely all heard it before, the classic scene in the movie “Jerry Maguire” where Tom cruise tells Renee Zellweger “You complete me.” It’s this moment in the movie where everything seems right again. The two main characters have finally gotten their priorities straight and have realized how much they need each other. The line is perfect because the audience can’t imagine them living without each other, and…

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4 Unexpected Ways to Put Children First: Hint- It’s All About Your Marriage

4 Unexpected Ways to Put Your Children First Hint – Its all about your marriage The second highest demographic for divorce is people who are married 25-30 years!   Does this shock you?   We have couples regularly telling us stories about how disconnected they are, how they don’t date anymore and in some cases describing finding their needs met in others, whether physical or emotional. They reminisce on the…

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