Steps Toward Daily Peace

Steps Toward Daily Peace

By Mark Verkler Here is a simple statement that we all should understand and contemplate. Peace is a person. In Scripture, Jesus is called a son of peace, the king of peace, and we have the God of peace, but perhaps the most well-known phrase about the Messiah is the...
The Two Most Important Practices in Marriage

The Two Most Important Practices in Marriage

By Mark Verkler Today we’re talking about the two most important things in marriage today. 20 years ago I was taking a lunch break and had the Christian radio station here in Dallas on. Max Lucado was on with a short clip like he used to do. He said,...
How to Become a Peacemaker

How to Become a Peacemaker

By Mark Verkler How do I become a peacemaker in conflict? What are the elements that make that up? The first thing to know is the difference between a peacekeeper and a peacemaker. The difference in one word is integrity. The definition of a peacekeeper is someone who...
Finding Reconciliation in Relationships

Finding Reconciliation in Relationships

By Mark Verkler Over the years I have learned some of the essential pieces of reconciling after a fight. The first thing I want to go through is how humility is going to lead the way for reconciliation. There’s a verse that I use in counseling often in Matthew...
Working Through Conflict in Relationships

Working Through Conflict in Relationships

By Mark Verkler How to manage conflict in relationships. This is a commonly asked question. We start with looking at James 1:19, Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath. Now, here is this great principle from James...