Author Archives: Jeff Spadafora

The Joy Model: Radically Trusting God

The Joy Model: Radically Trusting God

Buzz. Buzz. Michelle’s cell phone vibrated twice on her night stand. It was a text coming in at 12:40 a.m. I was zonked out and the sound barely registered with me. “Jeff, Jeff, wake up. Look.” It was a text from my seventeen-year-old son’s ex-girlfriend: “Please check on Neal. He sent me this photo.” It

Joy: Cultivating Healthy Relationships

The old saying that “communication is not what is said, but what is heard” is absolutely true. Even if a person is committed to making time for their key relationships and has their heart in the right place, they can torpedo a relationship with the wrong word choice, inappropriate tone, bad timing, or offensive body language. The proverb, The