Disaffection and Disconnection in Marriage

It happens in every marriage. Sometimes it slams into our relationship; other times it creeps in. It’s called Disaffection and Disconnection. When this happens it “can” destroy a marriage. But if we’re aware it can happen to us and we take action, our marriages can actually grow stronger. See what Read More…

Disaffection and Disconnection in Marriage

Are you going through a time of disaffection in your marriage? For clarity, here’s a definition that Dr Tim Clinton gives: “Disaffection refers to the negative transformation of marital love and commitment. It’s the process by which love grows cold and the desire to leave the marriage or hurt one’s Read More…

Leaving Marriage Because God Wants Me to Be Happy

I can’t stay in this marriage, because I’m miserable and that’s not what God wants for me. I’m leaving. I’ve been unhappy for too many years. God would never want me to be this unhappy for the rest of my life. Those are just a few of the statements we’ve heard Read More…

Myths We Believe About Ourselves and Marriage

The following are falsehoods we can all fall into, which can hurt our marriages if we embrace them. These are myths we believe. On the other hand, embracing God’s Truth can be freeing and help us personally and our marital relationships. Myths We Believe 1. Myth: I must control circumstances Read More…

Unaware of a Spiritual Battle – MM #248

Do you realize that there is a spiritual battle going on to defeat your marriage? It may be difficult to see, but that doesn’t make it any less real. It’s important to be aware of it! I read something about the ancient sport of falconry (in the devotional “Our Daily Read More…

The Enemy of Marriage – MM #104

“There is something wrong with every marriage. There is an enemy of marriage that it is important that we recognize. We have idolatrous hearts. Because there’s something wrong with the heart of every person that ever gets married, there’s something wrong with every marriage.” (Scott Engelman) Recognizing the Enemy of Read More…

Living in Confidence Because of Who You Are in Christ

There are many people who have been beaten down by life (circumstances, and/or a person, or various people). And for this reason, they find it difficult to face life with any confidence that they are worthy of breathing another breath. They feel weighted down by the oppressiveness of what has Read More…

RATIONALIZING SINFUL BEHAVIOR: The Downward Spiral

For all that is in the world —the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes and the pride of life —is not of the Father but is of the world. (1 John 2:16) The following is written by Dr. Tim Clinton explaining how sometimes, when we’re caught up in Read More…