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 46+ years ago when Cindy and I (Steve) repeated our vows we 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. I am all the more full with thankfulness for the many blessings that He has 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) The Christ-Centered Marriage I was going through some papers, deciding what to keep and what to throw away. I came across some notes from a seminar my husband Steve and I attended a number Read More…

Move Marriage from Good to Great – MM #206

“Few people attain great lives. That is in large part because it’s just so easy to settle for a good life.” (Jim Collins) I (Steve) read a best-selling book, “Good to Great.” It has motivated and changed a lot of business leaders over the years. It didn’t take long to Read More…