The No Bull Briefing – August 2021

Register NOW for the Annual Fall Retreat Registrations Are Ahead of Schedule   Sarah Society Website Launched! One of the ways Samson Society is rescuing families is through our partnership with The Sarah Society. More and more women are discovering healing as they walk the path of betrayal trauma recovery together. For more information, visit …

The No Bull Briefing Newsletter – July 2021

July 5th is Silas Appreciation Day It doesn’t matter how you do it … a phone call, lunch, a card, a beer … just find a way to show your Silas how much you appreciate him! And the Meme Competition Winner Is …David Maxam!   This Year’s Fall Retreat More Information and Registration HERE   The …

The No Bull Briefing Newsletter – May 2021

Regional Retreats This Summer We have two open invitation regional retreats this summer: Mojito Creek in Colorado, July 29-August 1 Blue Ridge Retreat in Georgia, July 9-11, 2021   The Deep End of the Pool – How Samson Society Pushed Me into Becoming By David Bunker   I have never felt all that spiritual. As …

The No Bull Briefing Newsletter – April 2021

Silas Appreciation Day Meme Competition July 5th is Silas Appreciation Day. To commemorate the day we are holding a meme competition. Submit your Silas Appreciation Meme HERE. The deadline for submittals is June 1st when we will turn over all memes to the totally unbiased firm of Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe for the selection of …

What’s So Bad About Cross-talk?

What’s So Bad About Cross-talk?

One thing that mystified me when I started attending recovery meetings was the weird rule against cross-talk. Why on earth, I wondered, is it so important for me to refrain from commenting on what someone says during the sharing time?  After all, we are meeting to help each other, aren’t we? What is so helpful …

The Truth About Recovery

Jesus said that if we hold to his teaching then we show that we are his disciples — and we will know the truth and the truth will set us free (John 8:31-32). As Christ-followers we can and should believe that all truth comes from God. So what does this mean for those us of …

Marriage … In Retrospect

Ronald Wayne, one of the co-founders of Apple Computer, sold his 10% interest in the company for $800 . . . less than two weeks after it started. What would have ended up being worth $75.5 billion was traded away for less than some people pay for a month’s rent. Wayne later said he made …

The Downside of Intentionality

People tell me I’m one of the most intentional people they know. I’ve given away a hundred copies of a book with a light switch on the cover asking, “Is what you’re about to do ON or OFF purpose?” I own the URL intentionality.org. I’m serious about being on purpose and intentional. But years ago, I …

What Men Want

I’m going to go way out on a limb and tell you what you want. If you’re a married man with kids, these three things are ‘it’ . . . Emotional connection with your wife – You may think you want sex, companionship, cooperation, respect, admiration and even submission, but what you really want is emotional connection. You …