Marriage Like Football?

I’m thinking of football a lot today because we were recently able to watch a few football games with our sons and their families. We aren’t able to do that often because one son lives in another state and the other lives outside of the country. So it was fun Read More…

The Three Callings Of A Husband

LOOK AT THE SCRIPT: “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her” (Ephesians 5:25). This message has been around for thousands of years, so it’s nothing new. It is one of the three callings of a husband. But this passage, recited in Read More…

The “Mythical Mate” You Married

Here’s an all too familiar scenario: You “fell in love” with your spouse before marrying and then AFTER marrying, you look at him or her and think, “Who IS this person?” He or she is totally different from the person you thought you married. You wonder is this a mythical Read More…

Self Reflection As a Spouse – MM #226

Here’s a question that takes some self reflection. Have you considered what it’s like to be married to you? Have you ever voiced one of these statements: “If only I was married to someone who cares more about me! Life would be so much better.” “It’s because of him (or Read More…

The Practice of Self Sacrifice – MM #146

“It is easy to say we love God when that love doesn’t cost us anything more than weekly attendance at religious services. But the real test of our love for God is how we treat the people right in front of us—our family members and fellow believers. We cannot truly Read More…

Ten Commandments for Marriage – MM #8

This Marriage Message and next (Marriage Message #9) we will be giving ten principles to help strengthen your marriage. They are titled The Ten Commandments for Marriage. Elisabeth Elliot, who was a former missionary, writer, radio broadcaster, and a woman of God is the one who wrote them. We are Read More…