It seems that America’s being labeled a Christian nation has often led us to believe that prosperity and Christianity go hand in hand. However, Christ never promised prosperity as a by-product of following him; at least not financial prosperity.
While we can certainly prosper financially and honor God, it is quite easy as Pat Morely points out to fall into the trap of the deceptive values of personal peace and affluence.
How have you had to fight against these values? What can a man do to change this and save his marriage and his children from falling into the cycle that demands we wear ourselves out chasing after peace?
If you find yourself stuck, reach out. First Step – involve your your spouse in the chapter.