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18
May
2015

Letting Go and Letting God

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Grace Based parenting

When our kids were young, they were always excited for Sunday school or Awana nights.  We attended services as a family each week and I was proud of our children’s love and hearts for God.  In my mind, I imagined that our family would spend the next 18 years, continuing in this same blissful manner […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse

Courage “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 Driving home last night, my teenagers brought up the topic of marriage and asked how you know which person is the right one?  My wife laughed and […]

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18
Sep
2013
Grace based parenting, Grace Filled Marriage, Lance Jacobs, Family Matters, Divorce, Marriage, Husband

  I entered my marriage full of excitement, passion and love.  However, after three short years my marriage had been reduced to routine, predictability and mediocrity.  I was placing more time and energy into my career, hobbies and entertainment than my marriage and it ultimately almost cost me a divorce.  The sad part was that most of […]

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14
Aug
2013

Between Two Worlds

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Between Two Worlds, Lance Jacobs, Legacy Dad, Family Matters Blog, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, parenting

Each parent ultimately has a choice to make, a road to travel and that choice will have an eternal impact on our children and their faith. As a Grace Based Parent, my wife and I have chosen to raise our children between two worlds and two extremes.  On one hand, you have the secular world […]

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