Many times Patty and I see things similarly. That is to be expected as we have the same fundamental values, a similar type of social history, and the same Holy Spirit as the core of our identity. When we see things the same way we often feel a sense of confirmation and closeness. However, when […]
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About Michael Curtis
Married to the same woman since 1983, Michael is a very thankful husband. He found someone to follow him around the world in the Air Force, move back to the blazing heat of Texas, and minister with him in Three Strands Ministry. Michael and his wife Patty enjoy Kayaking, traveling, disc golf, sleeping in and Movies.
Entries by Michael Curtis
Recently we ran a 30 day series on Respecting Your Husband. Now that we have completed Band of Brothers and the Spring Marriage Retreat it is time to shift our focus to the wives. How can we love our wives as Christ loved the Church. It is a tall order and many times we focus […]
Contributor: Kimmy Watkins I have always felt I am a great listener, counselor, and encourager. I have even been complimented on these skills. However, over the past two years while working in the marriage ministry, the Lord has given me opportunities to see things from a different perspective. I have found that as a person I […]
Sex has become common in the world, a base instinct like eating and sleeping. But sex was designed for so much more and it’s importance is different to men and women. -Sex is a means of connecting to your husband both physically and emotionally. -Men and women are different. A woman desires emotional connection before […]
Sex is a physical act, no surprise there. Sex is an emotional act; got it. What people often fail to realize, however, is that sex is also a spiritual act. It can be an act of service, an act of love and an act of worship. Tim Keller, one of the greatest theologians of our […]
Sex is not only a physical exercise but is also an exercise in emotional intimacy. Many wives feel like a man only sees sex as a physical act and does not see it for it’s emotional connection as well. As time passes between intimacy, he may start to become more grumpy and sullen. She may […]
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