The last habit or ingredient to a thriving marriage is serving. Whether it is serving at your local church, a ministry that you’re passionate about or maybe a neighbor in need, serving others is crucial. Now let me also recognize that there is a time and season for everything. If you are trying to recover … Continue reading Serve Together
Today we will be looking at the fourth habit of a healthy and thriving marriage: reading together. Clearly reading God’s word needs to be a priority, but also books on marriage, parenting, finances, time management, etc. Whatever you need a little help in, read and learn together. This is especially true with God’s word. Be … Continue reading Read God’s Word as a Couple
By now you should understand that it is not good to be alone. You should also know that you were created for relationship and to learn how to love. Yesterday, we learned that prayer and community are vital to a healthy and thriving marriage. Today we will be discussing the third element of a healthy … Continue reading A Healthy Marriage Means Going To Church Together
Last week we discovered the power and impact that praying regularly has on your marriage. Today we will be looking at the impact of Godly community. I specifically said “Godly” community because a lot of us have friends from work, friends from college, etc., that may be there for us but are not necessarily “Godly.” … Continue reading Godly Community
Now that you have a better understanding of God’s design for marriage, let us look at how we can begin to improve it. The five key points that we will explore during the next five days came from a combination of my wife’s and my personal experience, and observation from dozens of other couples that … Continue reading Improve Your Marriage Through Prayer
Hopefully you are beginning to see that marriage has a much higher calling and a deeper purpose than to make you happy. It is actually God’s design to often make you uncomfortable in marriage which, in turn, leads you to trust and rely on Him even more. Realize that if God ever made two people … Continue reading His Divine Conspiracy
Yesterday we discussed Genesis 2:18, that it is not good to be alone. There is a second truth in the scripture also: “I will make him a helper fit for him.” So the real question is this: what do we need help for or from? We need help to be more like Jesus. Then why … Continue reading God Working in You and Through You
Congratulations! The simple fact that you have some sort of desire to improve your marriage is a great thing. Whether your marriage is just okay or if your marriage is holding on by a thread, this plan, along with God’s Word, can help. First things first, what was marriage created to be and what is … Continue reading What was Marriage Created to be?
The STOP sign is pretty cut and dry. Stop means stop. Failing to stop could result in a ticket or even being smashed by another car. The STOP sign is a non-negotiable. If you take the driving test to get your license and you do not stop at the STOP sign, you fail the driver’s … Continue reading STOP!!
“Do Not Enter” signs make me want to enter. I guess that is my rebellious side that sometimes pops up. Yet, I know these signs are there for a reason. For example, there could be something dangerous down that street or past the gate. I run a risk if I disobey the “do not enter” … Continue reading Do Not Enter