Don’t Let Your Children Come Between You

• If a married couple with children has 15 minutes of uninterrupted, non-logistical, non-problem-solving talk every day, I’d put them in the top 5% of all married couples. It’s an extraordinary achievement (Bill Doherty). – Marriage is the foundation of the family and the family is the foundation of society: if Read More…

Did You Marry Spouse or Your Children?

A hot topic that we hear a lot about here at Marriage Missions (and elsewhere) is, How a Husband Feels When the Wife Puts the Children Ahead of Him. We even have an article written and posted on our web site with that title. The question we pose is, did Read More…

Father’s Day and Marriage – MM #257

Do you celebrate Father’s Day in your country? Here in the United States this past Sunday was a day where we honored fathers. (And there is a day in May where we celebrate Mother’s Day.) So what does Father’s Day have to do with marriage? It has a lot to Read More…

Son is Neglecting Marriage for Ministry

I just answered a comment left by a concerned mom whose grown son is too involved in ministry. He is neglecting his wife and child. She fears what will happen if this continues. This grown son is gone from home from “7 in the morning until 10 or 11 every Read More…

Children Challenge and Change a Marriage

I’ve been working on a project with a friend for both of our ministries and I was looking for something pertaining to the “Pre-baby” time in a marriage. It’s that stage when they’re pregnant, but they haven’t had the baby yet. As I was perusing the Internet to help stimulate Read More…

Modeling Marriage for Children – MM #211

Are you modeling marriage for your children and other children who are watching your interactions with your spouse? Prayerfully consider the example you are and can be to your children. Consider how God would want you to model marriage for the young ones He brings into your life together. “Marriage Read More…

Little Eyes Are Watching – Marriage Message #153

The primary influencer of how the kids see dad is mom! The way she views her husband and the manner in which she treats him is very often mirrored by her children. A woman is counted wise if she carefully builds her house. This includes her husband’s reputation. However, she Read More…

When Children Come Into a Marriage – Marriage Message #94

“Babies are loud about what they need. Marriages are not. It’s easy to neglect each other because other things are more urgent, but you have to save some time and energy for your spouse.” (Teresa Parr, Parent Coaching Consultant) Now, don’t let the title of this message or the above Read More…