10 Questions to Start a New Year – MM #284

As last year just ended and 365 brand new, unspoiled days stretch before us, how would you like to start the New Year in a way that can improve your marriage? One of the best ways Cindy and I have done this is by taking the time to ask each Read More…

The 22 Minute Date

Are you finding it difficult to spend time together as a married couple? You probably thought that after you married each other, you would have more time, than ever before to enjoy being together. We sure fell for that one! But the sad thing that happens in most marriages is that Read More…

Your Christmas Quiz – MM #335

When you think of a quiz you might remember your schools days. Many times you think of them with with less than fond memories. But when you work through a quiz that changes your thinking from falsehoods to truth, it’s a good thing. That is what we are presenting here. Read More…

Topics for Conversation When Considering Marriage

How do you handle and live with differences? How do you decide what can remain differences without jeopardizing the relationship? The following are topics of conversation that would be good to ask each other when considering marriage. Worship and Devotion How important is corporate worship? What about other participation in Read More…

Premarital Quiz Before You Say “I Do”

Questions …questions …and more questions! What’s the point in taking a premarital quiz, and asking each other a bunch of questions before marriage when you already know each other pretty well? That’s a good question. Here’s your answer: there are many different reasons: 1. “You’ll never know everything about the Read More…

Accountability Questions to Ask Yourself to Stay Pure

Missionaries, like any servant of God, are not immune from temptation. Those who are working on the “front lines” in battling against the powers of darkness threaten the enemy of our faith because of the work they do for God. So it stands to reason that they need to especially Read More…

Mentoring Questions You Could Use

This is an optional tool for mentoring couples to use with the married couples you meet with. The following are questions you can ask: What do you consider to be the role of the husband in your marriage?   What do you consider to be the role of the wife Read More…

Fun Communication Questions To Lift Your Marriage

Have you ever sat in a restaurant and noticed a young couple sitting together talking, and talking, and talking? And then have you noticed that you and your spouse have little to talk about other than what is going on with the children? Do you need a “jump-start” as to Read More…

The In Law Inventory – A Discussion Springboard

This In Law Inventory can be used to generate an open discussion with each other on this matter. It might be helpful to each have your own copy to mark, before starting your discussion. In Law Inventory Please place a check next to each of the statements that apply to Read More…

Discuss Finances Before Marriage

It seems like only yesterday they were so little, but now your adult child has announced being ready to tie the knot. What do they need to know? Nobody enters a marriage thinking it will fail, but the old adage our mothers used, about an ounce of prevention being worth Read More…