Encouragement Should Begin At Home

In the previous Insight, we called for an “army of marriage encouragers” and mentors to rise up to help those who need it. We’ve had a great response. Many of you have visited the Marriage Missions web site, have prayed for and have written words of encouragement to hurting spouses. Read More…

NEEDED: An Army of Encouragers

We are making a call for an army of encouragers to rise up to help those who need it. Please consider being part of this outreach. It’s a great cause. Essentially, this “army” is made up of those who encourage and mentor others in their marriages. This is something we are Read More…

Epiphany Moments in Marriage

At a certain time of the year, Epiphany is celebrated by Christians all over the world. An epiphany (according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary) is defined as “a Christian festival held on January 6 in honor of the coming of the three kings to the infant Jesus Christ.” It is also Read More…

Find Good Examples

I confess that I didn’t see a good marriage being lived out. Yes, my parents stayed together most of their married life. (They were separated for a while because of infidelity by one parent.) But even when they were together, they weren’t good examples of a marriage partnership I would Read More…

Are You a Stir Stick – Stirring Up Trouble?

As I was reading in my devotional this morning, The Word for You Today, they talked about the enemy of our faith being called an “accuser of our brothers.” (That includes sisters too, I’m sure.) The point was made how people can also be accusers. They’re always stirring up trouble. Read More…

Being Your Spouse’s Cheerleader – MM #277

When you see the title of this Message, you might tend to think, Why should I be my spouse’s cheerleader when my spouse doesn’t give me much to cheer about? You may be thinking, I’ll be my spouse’s cheerleader when they start to ‘cheer’ me on! But where in the Read More…

Dispensing Encouragement to Your Spouse

A number of years ago, President John F. Kennedy made the following statement, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” If we reword this challenge in our thinking, as it pertains to our marriages, perhaps we may be onto to something. Read More…

Are You and Your Spouse Drifting Apart?

“We just drifted apart.” That’s something I’ve heard over and over again from different spouses (especially ones who are trying to justify divorcing). My answer to those who give the drifting apart line is to tell them, “Then do what it takes to drift back together.” I say that because it Read More…