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Two Essential Qualities of Any Healthy Relationship

When you rest in the righteousness of Christ, your marriage (and all other relationships) will grow for these two reasons. Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, August 15, 2016
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Why We Argue About Directions

Here's the real reason I argue so much with my wife over directions when we drive, and what the solution is to a deeper and more profound heart problem. Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Friday, August 5, 2016
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I Want, I Want, I Want!

These two words seem harmless at first, but if left unchecked, they can be fundamentally destructive to your relationships. Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, August 1, 2016
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Why Aren't Family Vacations Always Peaceful?

Summer vacations are supposed to be relaxing. So how does chaos and conflict always find a way to tag along? Here's a funny story from the Tripp family archive (but maybe it's not as funny as we think): Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Friday, July 29, 2016
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We're Not Independent

How do you respond when God sends someone your way to correct or confront you? I tell husbands and wives around the world that if they want to experience lasting change in their marriage, they first need to fire their inner defense lawyer. I joke that I don't have just one lawyer at work; I have an entire law firm practicing on my behalf! That illustration makes people laugh, but it's actually very morbid spiritual reality. It's not natural for us to look into the mirror of... Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, July 4, 2016
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The Conversation That Saved My Ministry

This Article is taken from my new series, "Stories of Faith" - available exlcusively to those who sign up for Paul Tripp Plus. For only $4.95 a month, you can unlock access to my six new teaching series, both online and on-the-go with the Paul Tripp Plus app for iOS and Android devices. SIGN UP NOW! I was discouraged and defeated. I had moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania to help launch a gospel-centered church, but I had no idea what a spiritually stony place Scranton... Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, June 27, 2016
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10 Years, 10 Blessings

It was one of the hardest decisions I ever made. I loved my work at The Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF). I deeply respected the people who worked with me. Many of them had made an indelible impact on my heart and life. But God was producing a restlessness in my heart, and it became clear that He was calling me to a wider ministry to the Body of Christ. So in June of 2006, we launched Paul Tripp Ministries, Inc. (In case you’re wondering, we chose that name not... Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Why Yesterday Was Special

Yesterday was a very special day on my calendar. Yes, it was Father's Day, but something more significant happened. On June 19, 2006, Paul Tripp Ministries was officially incorporated as a non-profit organization, which means yesterday, my team and I celebrated our ten-year anniversary! The past decade has been an amazing journey. When we first launched, I had no idea what God had planned. By grace alone, we've been able to connect the transforming power of Jesus Christ to... Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, June 20, 2016
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Jonah and the God of Grace

I can't recall how many times I've sat down to study the book of Jonah, but I am confident of this: each time I read through those 48 captivating verses of narrative, the Lord grips my heart, exposes my rebellion, and draws me closer to his presence of mercy and forgiveness. I want you to walk with me, verse-by-verse, through the story of Jonah. I've broken the book up into 8 brief video lessons, and I've also created a Discussion Guide to help make this study as relevant as possible in your... Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, May 2, 2016
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Two Things Every Human Being Searches For

This post is sponsored by Crossway. Why do families fight and break apart? Why do corporations steal and cheat? Why do we struggle with arrogance and anger? Why are we elated one moment and depressed the next? Why do nations threaten to go to war? Why are others committed to peace or neutrality? Why do societies campaign for liberty, equality, and justice? Why are certain individuals devout, courageous with their faith, and zealous for evangelism? Why are others indifferent or... Read More
Posted by Benjamin Fallon at Monday, April 4, 2016
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