The Author

Gordon C. Bals founded Daymark Pastoral Counseling in Birmingham, Alabama, a ministry committed to restoring people to God and to one another. Anyone interested in reading further about this topic and/or related marital themes can find them in his recently published book, Common Ground: God’s Gift of a Restored Marriage, available on Amazon or on his website,

Preparing for Family Time at Christmas

Collin Hansen interviews author and counselor Gordon Bals about how to emotionally prepare for time with extended family over the holidays.

A Wife’s Inner Beauty: Convicting and Compelling

If inner beauty is God's gift to a woman,