Emptied… The Way to Live Within Marriage

I love the description on the back cover of the book, “Emptied… Experiencing the Fullness of a Poured Out Marriage.” It reads: “Emptied is a way of life. It’s not about trying harder—it’s about thinking differently. Only when you are emptied of your own self-focused motivations can God pour new Read More…

Marriage Proverbs for Everyday Living – Pt 2

This is the second part of a 2-part series of Marriage Proverbs that are important to live by as it pertains to everyday living with each other as husband and wife. As we said in Part 1 of this series, The scriptures that teach us how to better live with Read More…

Proverbs for Everyday Married Life

The best marriage advice we could ever give anyone is, get into God’s Word, the Bible… read it, and live it. If you do that, you will always be on the right track. This goes beyond being “Bible-believing” Christians. You can talk about what you believe all that you want. Read More…

Marriage Insight Does Not Come Naturally

We confess; we fell for it too. Steve and I fell for the faulty reasoning that if you are in love when you marry, you will naturally grow your love after you marry. Your love will only grow stronger. But as we observe all of the failed marriages around us, Read More…

Marital Biblical Advice – MM #366

In this world there is an overload of information available at our fingertips. We come across all kinds of advice on how we should live out our married lives. And much of it can be GREAT! We can get wonderful advice from family, friends, pastors, counselors, and all kinds of Read More…

Investing in Your Marriage

Cindy and I (Steve) have a plaque on our wall that reminds us: “Invest in your relationship as early as you can, as much as you can, and as often as you can!” (Jason Krafsky) And there’s no better way for us as couples to start the New Year than Read More…

Are You a Bible LIVING Spouse?

If we were to ask you if you are a Bible believing Christian the majority of you would say, “Yes, Absolutely!” And while that is an important question to answer, Cindy and I (Steve) believe there’s another question that’s just as important that we need to answer: Are you a Read More…

Unity and Overcoming

Last week we presented the Division and Strife model of marriages. Sadly this model is seen too often in Christian marriages. But it doesn’t have to be YOUR model. Instead, we hope you’ll join us in working to model our marriages in ways that show Unity and Overcoming. It’s a Read More…

Love Shown EVEN at Home – MM #341

The above title may seem a little strange… Love Shown Even at Home?!!! It is strange, but not without truth to it. You see, sometimes we act more loving, and give more grace to complete strangers than we do to our marriage partner. Love Shown Even at Home I had an Read More…

Love the Lord Your God – MM #336

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Matthew 22:37-39) That’s what Jesus said is the greatest commandment there is, when He Read More…