February is the month that holds Valentine’s Day, a holiday that might be particularly sweet, or especially painful, depending on the current state of your marriage. This year, the general sense of romance in the air tied to the holiday
Marriage as God created it is bliss. It’s a safe, secure place of loving friendship, where each member can be who they are without fearing rejection. Before sin entered their relationship, Adam and Eve were “naked and unashamed” (Genesis 2:25).
“We all wanna be loved. Tell me, what’s wrong with that?” Those words come from an old dc Talk song, and they resonate with our hearts. The answer to the question is “Nothing.” There’s nothing wrong with wanting love; this
Marriage is one of the most precious gifts God has given His children, yet our daily experience in marriage doesn’t always mirror that reality. Selfishness, conflict, and other fruits of sin work to break the notion that marriage is a
What we expect from our marriages can have a huge impact on how we respond to trouble in our marriages. If we believe and expect that marriage should be like the fairy tale examples we’re exposed to in childhood, then
The first time I taught on Ephesians 5:22-33 was in a high school class, exactly eight days after my wife Jess and I got married. It was our first Sunday back with the church after our honeymoon, and as a
The issue of marital roles for husbands and wives can be a challenging topic. The Bible has much to say on these matters, and recently in our counseling training we’ve spent two hours studying what God has prescribed in His
At the time this article is being published, we have just kicked off our counseling training classes on the topic of marriage. We have looked and marveled at God’s good design for marriage, and will spend more time doing so