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  • It's parenting. Get over it. Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    I often hear from parents how hard it is to raise kids. And, truthfully, it is. In fact, among peers, you often hear what amounts to a parental match of ping-pong—attempting to wi...
  • Rhythm Over Rules Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    When parents get stressed or overwhelmed, we make rules. It’s like a reflex for most of us. Then in typical fashion, we look up days or weeks later only to discover that our rules...
  • Fearless, Tech-Smart Parenting Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Every parent I know is facing the same fears and asking the same questions about their kids and technology...   How do I monitor their online activity? Are my kids targe...
  • 13 Words to Change Your Parenting Monday, May 1, 2017
    How do you do it?   This is a question my wife and I get regularly. It usually comes shortly after someone learns we have five boys. We get it, it’s a lot of kids. We h...
  • Just say no. Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    In 1982, Nancy Reagan used the phrase, “Just say no,” for the first time. This phrase became the de facto slogan for the war on drugs, both politically and in the homes of virtually...
  • Stop Yelling at Your Kids... Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    Wouldn’t it be great to stop yelling at your kids? Wouldn’t it be great for your kids to obey you the first time? Well, that may never happen perfectly, but ...
  • Fight for Intimacy Monday, April 25, 2016
    Everyone wants intimacy in marriage. Unfortunately, couples rarely agree upon what true intimacy means. This leads many husbands and wives to feel disconnected and resentful. I love using ...
  • Comparison Kills & 13 Other Things I've Learned in 14 Years of Marriage Tuesday, November 10, 2015
    Looking back on 14 years of marriage, I have learned lots of things...many from doing it the wrong way. I’ve compiled a list of 14 things I've learned in 14 years of marriage. I hope one of ...
  • No Silver Bullets in Marriage Sunday, November 8, 2015
    No marriage is perfect. Whether you perceive your marriage challenges as great or small, you are not alone. Everyone could stand to see their marriage improve. In all my years and countless marri...
  • Help...I married a LIAR! Thursday, November 5, 2015
    Dishonesty is an undisputed relationship bomb that can quickly blow up trust. In marriage, you simply cannot function in a healthy manner without trust. While we can all agree that lying is bad, ...
  • 7 Deadly Sins of Omission in Marriage Sunday, October 25, 2015
    A sin of omission is when you know the good you ought to do but choose not to do it. Sometimes the thing causing strife and harm in a marriage is actually something we fail to do more than someth...
  • Spouse or friend? Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Why are we so obsessed with referring to marriage as friendship? I get it, we want people to know that we have the kind of relationship as husband and wife that is encouraging, uplifting an...
  • In Trouble with God Thursday, April 21, 2016
    In Joshua chapter 7 we read about Achan’s sin. In short, Achan, an Israelite, broke a direct command of God by taking some of the “devoted things” from Jericho. Jericho w...
  • What is discipleship? Thursday, January 21, 2016
    I am honored to be in the line-up for the 2016 Downline Summit coming to Memphis February 5-6. If you are not familiar with Downline Ministries , it is a unique ministry designed to restore Bi...
  • 5 Best Practices for a Thriving Family Life Thursday, November 6, 2014
      I think everyone is looking for ways to make family life better. There are a few tried and true “best practices” that families should consider if they want their family to t...
  • Husband Challenge Wednesday, October 1, 2014
      In every wedding I perform, I love taking a moment to truly challenge the groom in what it means to be a husband. By the way, I do a great wedding (inside joke)! After the cer...
  • The 6 Myths of Romance Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster. The Hover Board from the 1989 classic Back to the Future 2.  All myths. All cool ideas (especially the hover board) but nothing to validate the claims...
  • Is your marriage fun? Monday, August 4, 2014
    Have you ever tried to ride a tandem bicycle? It’s harder than it looks, for many reasons. After recently taking a spin on one with my wife, it dawned on me that having fun in marriage is a...
  • Rhythm Over Rules Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    When parents get stressed or overwhelmed, we make rules. It’s like a reflex for most of us. Then in typical fashion, we look up days or weeks later only to discover that our rules...
  • Fearless, Tech-Smart Parenting Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Every parent I know is facing the same fears and asking the same questions about their kids and technology...   How do I monitor their online activity? Are my kids targe...
  • 13 Words to Change Your Parenting Monday, May 1, 2017
    How do you do it?   This is a question my wife and I get regularly. It usually comes shortly after someone learns we have five boys. We get it, it’s a lot of kids. We h...
  • Fearless Parenting Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    Would you describe yourself as a fearless parent? I can say that if anything, parenting has brought out more fears than virtually anything else in my life.    I wonder i...
  • 10 Commandments for Summer Wednesday, June 1, 2016
    Summertime is upon us and if you have kids at home, then you know that this can be a stressful situation. The convergence of too much time, boredom and lack of preparedness can suck the life out...
  • 5 Better Questions to Ask Your Kids After Church Sunday, November 22, 2015
    As parents, it’s important to pause and question why we do the things we do. One of the things i’ve been questioning some lately is the way I ask my children about their church experience. Like m...
  • In Trouble with God Thursday, April 21, 2016
    In Joshua chapter 7 we read about Achan’s sin. In short, Achan, an Israelite, broke a direct command of God by taking some of the “devoted things” from Jericho. Jericho w...
  • What is discipleship? Thursday, January 21, 2016
    I am honored to be in the line-up for the 2016 Downline Summit coming to Memphis February 5-6. If you are not familiar with Downline Ministries , it is a unique ministry designed to restore Bi...
  • 5 Better Questions to Ask Your Kids After Church Sunday, November 22, 2015
    As parents, it’s important to pause and question why we do the things we do. One of the things i’ve been questioning some lately is the way I ask my children about their church experience. Like m...
  • 31 Days of Wisdom Wednesday, July 1, 2015
    Literally for years I have made it my practice to read a chapter in the book of Proverbs in the Bible each day of the month based on the day of the month. For instance, on the first day ...
  • Kill the Proof Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    Just days before Jesus entered Jerusalem, on the last week of His earthly life, a remarkable and mind-blowing event took place. Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. This is a very fa...
  • Don't Boycott "50 Shades of Grey" [for Christians only] Friday, February 13, 2015
    Ok, the Christian community is up in arms over the 50 Shades of Grey book and movie and for good reason. It’s one thing for this sort of erotica to be tucked in the pages of a book and contai...
  • It's parenting. Get over it. Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    I often hear from parents how hard it is to raise kids. And, truthfully, it is. In fact, among peers, you often hear what amounts to a parental match of ping-pong—attempting to wi...
  • Rhythm Over Rules Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    When parents get stressed or overwhelmed, we make rules. It’s like a reflex for most of us. Then in typical fashion, we look up days or weeks later only to discover that our rules...
  • Fearless, Tech-Smart Parenting Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Every parent I know is facing the same fears and asking the same questions about their kids and technology...   How do I monitor their online activity? Are my kids targe...
  • 13 Words to Change Your Parenting Monday, May 1, 2017
    How do you do it?   This is a question my wife and I get regularly. It usually comes shortly after someone learns we have five boys. We get it, it’s a lot of kids. We h...
  • Just say no. Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    In 1982, Nancy Reagan used the phrase, “Just say no,” for the first time. This phrase became the de facto slogan for the war on drugs, both politically and in the homes of virtually...
  • Stop Yelling at Your Kids... Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    Wouldn’t it be great to stop yelling at your kids? Wouldn’t it be great for your kids to obey you the first time? Well, that may never happen perfectly, but ...

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Andy Savage strives to live out his life passion of creatively communicating God’s truth in a way that connects with people where they are.

Serving as the teaching pastor at Highpoint Church in Memphis, TN, Andy devotes his time to speaking, writing, coaching parents, and teaching both married couples and single adults the “how-to’s” for effective, God-centered relationships.



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Andy's personal mission statement is simply, "Making God make sense, starting at home then everywhere else." Andy serves as the teaching pastor at Highpoint Church in Memphis, TN which he helped start in 2002. Andy devotes his time to speaking, writing, coaching parents, and teaching both married couples and single adults the "how-to's" for effective, God-centered relationships. Andy has written two books, the Hero Handbook a devotional book for men and Giant Love a unique children's book to help parents share the Gospel story with their kids. 

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