A Marriage Carol

Most of us have read the story of “A Christmas Carol.” But there is also a book titled A Marriage Carol, written by Chris Fabry and Gary Chapman that I hope every married couple will read. It’s a great read —one you may even want to give to others as Read More…

Discussing the State of Your Marital Union

Can you believe another year has come and gone? We can hardly comprehend how quickly last year flew past. And now we are stepping into a New Year. There’s no doubt that “time flies by fast!” (That is, unless you’re waiting for something important to happen. Then it creeps along.) Read More…

Anniversary Staycation: Another Way to Celebrate Love

A few weeks ago we celebrated our 46th wedding anniversary. YAY! It’s hard to believe we’ve been married this long. What’s great is that our love for each other seems to ramp up with each passing year. The Love Story of our marriage didn’t start out that way, but God Read More…

Conversation Starters for Married Couples

It’s amazing how we can be married ten, twenty, thirty, forty, or even fifty plus years and still find there is much we don’t know about each other. Some experts say it’s because we’ve lost the art of conversation. Others say it’s because we don’t allow it to continue after Read More…

Fish Bowl Conversations

Do you have good conversations with each other as husband and wife? How well do you connect in your “talk time” together? Do you even make it a point to have meaningful talk times together? The goal here is to get the two of you talking to each other. This Read More…

Fireproof Discussion Pages

If you haven’t seen the movie, Fireproof we highly recommend it! You can purchase it on DVD by clicking by using the link provided in the previous sentence.  If you HAVE seen it (or you are going to watch it), the following questions and “Personal Points to Ponder” are provided to 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…

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…