Too Busy to be Kind?

“If you’re too busy to be kind, you’re too busy.” It’s a simple statement, profound in its truth. And even though the one Christmas song says, “Tis the season to be jolly…” If you look into the eyes of many around you, there isn’t a whole lot of “jolly” going Read More…

A Good Marriage Demands Toughness

A good marriage demands toughness, and toughness proceeds out of commitment. No marriage will ever be stronger than the commitment that serves as its infrastructure. (Neil Clark Warren) These are powerful and true words! And who better to demonstrate toughness to us, than Jesus Christ, Himself—our bridegroom! Not too many Read More…

I Love You AND I Like You Too

In our wedding vows that we committed to almost 50 years ago, Cindy and I (Steve) were asked, “Do you take ______ to love, honor, cherish, etc.?” But nowhere were we exhorted to like each other. I guess the assumption when we made our vows is that if we say Read More…

God’s Desire for Marriage

If I (Steve) were to guess, I’d say that about 99 per cent of us, when we got married, believed that God wanted us to be “happy” in our marriages. That would seem only natural to us. But as Cindy and I came to realize through our years of marriage, Read More…

Growing Your Marriage – MM #287

Growing your marriage to be healthy and loving is a goal we take very seriously here at Marriage Missions. We do this by helping you to grow your marriage so you reveal and reflect the love of Christ in the way you show each other love and grace. To help Read More…

Christmas Prayer for Your Marriage

I got up early this morning (my husband and nephew are still sleeping). I wanted to take time in the quiet of the morning to spend time alone with God. I’m so glad I did. My Christmas Prayer time was so wonderful. As a result I am all the more Read More…

Is Yours TRULY a Christ Centered Marriage?

There is a big difference between two Christians who are married and a Christ centered marriage. (Gary Oliver) Is there a big difference? That’s the question we want to address here. Is a marriage a Christ centered one if both spouses are Christians? Or does it just have the appearance Read More…