Missing the Christmas Message

A number of years ago we wrote a Marriage Message by this same title, “Missing the Christmas Message.” We’re repeating it this week because of its relevance. It’s especially important during this time of the year and beyond to consider the following questions: How many of us miss the Christmas Read More…

He Came to Get Messy

Jesus Came to Get Messy This You Tube video helps us to better understand why Jesus came into this messy world. We invite you to watch it. Essentially, Jesus did not come to this world to enjoy life here. He came with a servant’s heart to be our savior. He knew Read More…

Marital Harmony at Family Gatherings

Christmas is time when multitudes of families from all over the world gather together to celebrate. It’s a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ who came on this earth for our sakes. That should cause us all to celebrate and be joyful. But some family gatherings also include Read More…

Should We As Christians Celebrate Christmas?

When Steve and I first received Christ as savior, we were naïve, to say the least. We thought that all Christians celebrate Christmas. After all, “Christ” is in the name. But we were wrong. Through the ministry outreach of Marriage Missions we have heard from a number of Christians who Read More…

Marriage Gift and a Christmas Bonus

This Marriage Insight is titled, “Marriage Gift and a Christmas Bonus.” We named it this because we’re going to give you the best marriage tip we can give you. It is a true gift, if you receive it with the spirit in which it is given. But you must apply it Read More…

A Season of Artificiality

I hear people complaining quite often that the Christmas season has become too commercialized. It is a season of artificiality. And I see what they’re saying. The growth of commercialism is all around us. But I can honestly tell you that it’s not in my heart. I’m truly enjoying the Read More…

Christmas Marriage Tips

There’s one phrase we’ve both said, and we’ve both heard from others repeatedly. It is, “Oh how I wish I would have had that info before now. It would have prevented so many problems!” This includes having Christmas marriage tips that can help our celebration times go a little bit Read More…

Ringing in Christmas Cheer

This is the season for celebrating and ringing in Christmas cheer. We have much to be thankful for, and much to celebrate. This is the time of year where we celebrate the birth of Jesus. We also ring in a New Year. For the past several Christmas seasons we have Read More…

Christmas Priorities – MM #178

During this Christmas season, we’re seeing people work in deliberate ways to take CHRIST out of CHRISTmas. Great effort is being put forth to make sure there is no room for Jesus publicly —even at Christmas. This is the holiday we’ve openly celebrated for so many years to honor His Read More…