PRIORITIES: Who is Most Important?

We say that our spouse is the most important person in the world to us. That’s why we married him or her in the first place. But does our spouse know that he or she is so important to us? Do our priorities line up with what we think or Read More…

3 Simple Marriage Reminders

Sometimes it’s the stuff that we should remember that we don’t. As a result, we can get off track without really understanding how it happened. That’s especially true in marriage. On our wedding day we pledge all kinds of important things to each other, but eventually, as life gets rolling Read More…

Who or What is Most Important?

We SAY our spouse and our marriage is most important to us, but do our actions show that this is really true? To help you with this issue, below are some important questions to ask yourself. Mark Driscoll wrote these questions for husbands, but they’re also good for wives to Read More…

“I DO” Choose You

After promising, “I do” on our wedding day, we can forget what we vowed. We can forget to choose to give our spouse more priority than other people and other things. Life has a tendency to smush in between us, pushing us apart. It’s amazing how easily we can fall Read More…

Stolen Treasure of Marriage – MM #318

I’ve met many women [and we’ve met many men] who don’t realize what a treasure their marriage is until it’s stolen from them. STOLEN HOW, you may wonder? Marriages are stolen by our comparisons —our endless wishing that things might somehow be different, more romantic than they actually are. Marriages Read More…

Emotionally Abandoning Spouse For Ministry

Some people protest that God alone meets all our needs. They believe that the Lord doesn’t need to involve a spouse to remove our aloneness. Philippians 4:13 is often quoted, “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” They sing hymns such as, “Jesus Is All I Need” Read More…

Marriage Minded Schedules – Pt 2 – MM #238

Are you too busy to be married? Most of us would answer “no” to that. But let’s rephrase the question: Would your spouse say you act like you’re too busy to be involved in your marriage? Would he or she say that you treat your marital relationship as if it’s unimportant to you? Read More…

Son is Neglecting Marriage for Ministry

I just answered a comment left by a concerned mom whose grown son is too involved in ministry. He is neglecting his wife and child. She fears what will happen if this continues. This grown son is gone from home from “7 in the morning until 10 or 11 every Read More…

Making Marriage a Priority – MM #202

“Make marriage your number one priority after your relationship with God.” (Ellyn Sanna) Are you doing that? Are you making your marriage a priority in your life —to embody the love of Christ as the center of your marital relationship? Please know that your marriage is priority to God. You Read More…