Dale and Jena Forehand http://www.daleandjena.com.com Blog en-us Dale and Jena Forehand http://www.daleandjena.com/images/rss.gif http://www.daleandjena.com 100 50 2016-10-25 - What is your life really about? http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=174 Over the last 15 years of ministry, I (Dale) have had the privilege of meeting thousands of people from all walks of life, different denominations from various parts of this great country. The one thing I know: people are people. We all have challenges, we all have a past, we all have a back-drop of experiences that has formed our way of thinking, we all have dreams and we all have questions about life! In other words: "what is your life really about? 2016-08-24 - How men make women cry http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=172 I love it when my wife cries...there is nothing that brings me more joy and satisfaction. Just last week, I made Jena cry BIG TIME and it was awesome. 2016-08-02 - The Send Off http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=171 Well, Sunday, I sent our baby girl back off to Nashville. And I just gotta say that it never gets easier. I miss her. I miss my son, Cole, and his wife, Kelsey, who live in Texas. I miss my whole family being together. I just miss them...ALOT. And though I know in my head that they can't live with me forever, the send off still stings my heart. There's just something that happens to the hearts of us moms, when we send our babies off. 2016-04-27 - Free to Love Again http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=170 A few years back, I asked the Father to surface anything in me that needs to be sacrificed. I wanted whatever was in my life that was hindering me from fulfilling the purposes for which God made me to be eradicated from my life, and placed on an altar where they could be put to death. Did you know that God LOVES the smell of death? He LOVES the smell of dead flesh! The death of our flesh makes room for the life of Christ! 2016-04-13 - 5 Questions to discover what your life is really about? http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=169 Over the last 15 years of ministry, we have had the privilege of meeting thousands of people from all walks of life, many different denominations, and various parts of this great country. The one thing we know, people are people. We all have challenges, we all have a past, we all have a back-drop of experience that has formed our way of thinking, we all have dreams, and we all have a question about life! 2016-03-24 - Christ did what he said he would do! http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=168 We call this week Holy Week. Holy, sacred, set apart as something very special. As I have contemplated our Savior during this Holy Week, I have been reading the Scriptures about what happened in the days prior to His triumphal entry. In Mark 10, the Bible says that Jesus and His disciples came to Jericho. If you remember, Jericho was the place where the walls came tumbling down. There, blind Bartimaeus is given sight. Jesus asked him what he wanted and he said to Jesus, "I want to see!" 2016-02-09 - 40 takeaways from 2015 that will help you in 2016 (Part 2) http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=166 Every year at the beginning of a New Year, Jena and I look back over the previous year, celebrating the victories, being reminded of the struggles and seeing how many prayers were answered. We look back to see if we reached some of our goals and how the Lord worked in our lives personally. But this year, I did something I've never done before during my year in review. I took out a piece of paper and wrote out a list of "take-away's" from my journal. Here's part II of this blog series. 2016-01-19 - 40 takeaways from 2015 that will help you in 2016 (Part 1) http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=165 Every year at the beginning of a New Year, Jena and I look back over the previous year, celebrating the victories, being reminded of the struggles and seeing how many prayers were answered. We look back to see if we reached some of our goals and how the Lord worked in our lives personally. But this year, I did something I've never done before during my year in review, I 2016-01-12 - Questions to answer for your best year yet! http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=164 I (Jena) heard it once said that an un-evaluated life is a wasted life. And for me, that is true. It is when I have taken the time to look back and evaluate where I am at, how far I have come, and what might need to change to help me grow in the future, that I find myself encouraged and challenged for the new year ahead. 2016-01-08 - What prayer IS NOT & why it may not be working! http://www.daleandjena.com/blog.php?SelectedBlogPostID=163 If you are married, you have experienced the various degrees of relating with your spouse. Sometimes, there is casual conversation as you are together. Sometimes, there is no communicating at all, just the comfort of one another's presence. Other times, there are some specific topics that the two of you need to address together that requires some undivided attention and uninterrupted "talk time". But if you choose to barge in and start rattling off what you want, more than likely, things are not