I married this man 26 years ago today! It has been an amazing journey so far, Adrian Dunne! From Miami to England, from rock bands to worship teams, from praying desperately for children to being blessed beyond measure by parenthood, marriage has been an incredible adventure! In our pre-marriage counseling […]

That’s 26 and Counting


  When your son’s Bible professor assigns a 3D map of the Holy Land from Samuel’s era, it’s a great excuse for a college student to break out the LEGO bricks. It’s also a powerful reminder of King David’s impact on the nation of Israel—which offers some striking parallels to […]

Of Kings, Queens, and Candidates: What the 2016 Presidential Election ...


This week, three newspaper articles give a sobering glimpse into one of the most ironic battles facing our country today. In the first article, the New York Times cites a recent finding from the Government Accountability Office: US taxpayers are still unwittingly contributing $500 million per year to the nation’s […]

Defeating Discrimination: What California Can Learn from the Netherlands



Freedom from the Yoke: A Strategy for Christian Colleges By Dr. Lisa Dunne. When Harvard University opened its doors in 1636, the goal was straightforward: The Pilgrims wanted to found an educational institution that would ensure the clear and accurate transmission of the Bible to the next generation. In other […]

Freedom from the Yoke: A Strategy for Christian Colleges


By Dr. Lisa Dunne. Upon visiting America, Edward the VIII Duke of Windsor was said to have remarked at the incredible level of respect that he encountered: He was amazed at how well parents obeyed their children. PARENTS: PROTECTING AND DIRECTING Ed Young’s book Kid CEO: How to Keep Your Children from Running […]

Parents: Protecting and Directing


By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “It’s okay to have butterflies in your stomach. Just get them to fly in formation.” – Helen Keller TEENS: DISCOVERING PURPOSE Maybe you’ve heard the old song that “children are our future” and wondered why our culture seems to treat that saying more like a campaign slogan […]

Teens: Discovering Purpose



By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “God’s divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us.” 2 Peter 1:3 MARRIAGE: REBUILDING YOUR FOUNDATION OF COMMUNICATION Communication, as one author puts it, is like plumbing. We only notice it when something goes wrong. […]

Marriage: Rebuilding Your Foundation of Communication


By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “Much of our problem is not, as is often said, that we have failed to get into our head what is down in our heart. Much of what hinders us is that we’ve had a lot of mistaken theology in our heads and it has gotten […]

Anger: Dealing with Disappointments and Injustice


By Dr. Lisa Dunne. The brain is “genetically programmed to be social…hardwired to take in signals from the social environment to alter its own internal states.” – Dr. Daniel Siegel, UCLA   “Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his […]

Staying Afloat in the Media Deluge



By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “Most ailing organizations have developed a functional blindness to their own defects. They are not suffering because they cannot resolve their problems, but because they cannot see their problems.” – John Gardner When she was four years old, our daughter was overheard explaining her interpretation of the story of creation to […]

The Power of a Paradigm