Faith Does Not Grow in a House of Plenty

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Written by Steve Goode In the past 25 years of working in and around people in a variety of situations I have been pondering some of the significant trends that I have observed. As a police officer I spent many hours in the midst of conflict and crisis trying to bring issues to at least […]

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Do Police Have Quotas or Receive Commission?

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Stephen enjoys giving conference attendees a chance to ask marriage related questions, but occasionally he is thrown a curve ball! In this case he was asked a question about police quotas! Since Stephen does not allow himself to screen his questions, he has no advanced notice of question content!

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I Sinned and Everybody Knows It, Now What?

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by Stephen Goode 5 Biblical Tips on How to Respond Many Times we Think Our Sin Remains in Secret, but no sin is secret Whether each of us wishes to be honest with ourselves or not, we all have a secret sin or struggle ┬áin our life that we hope no one ever exposes. For […]

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Always Be On Guard!

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By Steve Goode Steve served as a police officer on the Greensboro Police Department from 1986-1997. This article is from Steve’s personal reflections and opinions, and does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the present day Department. What does a police officer do to keep busy at two in the morning on a […]

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What Has God Revealed to You?

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by Stephen Goode Just because there was a time Helen Keller didn’t understand water, didn’t make it any less real. Just because people don’t see or acknowledge God at work doesn’t mean he isn’t working. To the insensitive, “a sky” and they say “so what.” To those sensitive to the hand of God even the […]

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Give Up on My Marriage?

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“Police 2 Pastor” Stephen gets unplugged and REAL as he shares some painful experiences from his own marriage. Stephen and April have been married for almost 20 years, and it wasn’t always a smooth ride.Much of this is found in his book, “Marriage Triage” Filmed at Crossroads Church Charlotte at a Lift Event (Ladies in […]

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Ice Breaker 101 School

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A video illustration of how to relax your attendees.

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How Not to Kill Your In-Laws this Christmas (Part 2)

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by Stephen Goode Marriage Conflict expert Stephen Goode continues his 4 part series on getting along with family during the Christmas season.

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5 Ways Not to Kill Your In-Laws at Christmas

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by Stephen Goode Also known as the “Police 2 Pastor” Episode 1 Perspective Okay so maybe I am embellishing just a little, but families can sometimes struggle through the Christmas season as opposed to counting their blessings. In this episode, Stephen gives a little encouragement to couples and families in crisis by giving them a […]

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Marriage is Easier the Second Time. Not!

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Roughly 48% percent of all marriages will end in divorce in America. The family is under constant attack as the new norm has now become blended families. Over half of all families in our country are second marriages with step-parents, and blended siblings. We even see in the Bible where this became the societal norm […]

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