I Wish I Had Carried Jesus’ Cross

Yesterday was Good Friday, and our family tradition is to watch “The Passion” movie to remember what Jesus went through for us. Someone in particular caught my attention in a whole different way this year. Simon the Cyrene. As I watched him I almost wished I could have carried Jesus’ cross.  I was thinking about how powerful it must have been for Simon the Cyrene. Let me be more specific….

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Porn – God’s reminder of our need for Him in a Culture of Self Sufficiency

Have you ever noticed or considered the reality that, in our North American culture, we don’t really have a tangible need for God?   Historically, the church thrives in countries where there is life-threatening persecution. The thought of losing our lives for the sake of Jesus is, foreign if not entirely unthinkable to us here.   The North American dream is to work hard and become rich, the perfect equation…

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Your Marriage is Like a Diamond for The World to See

I love marriage — for a different reason than you might think.   One of my favourite things about marriage is the incredible illustration it represents of the power of Jesus’ relationship with us, his church. We are to love our spouse as Christ loves the church: selflessly, sacrificially, full of grace. I’m convinced that there is NO greater form of evangelism in our current culture than a Christ-centered marriage…

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Podcasts Featuring the McVetys

It has been a while since I’ve posted a podcast update for everyone. Here are some of our most recent additions to podcasts that Melissa and I recorded with the DFR team. Thanks for listening, our prayer is that your marriage and family would be blessed and strengthened by our honesty and sharing. Podcast 50: Securing Your Freedom From Pornography: What Wise Men Addicted Can Do Podcast 55: Trusting God…

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