Waiting on the Lord in Singleness

Waiting on the Lord in Singleness

Being single may sound trivial to some, but for me (and probably many others) it’s a real storm.   We live in an age obsessed with romantic love. Even the hyper-sexualized secular world is still running after wedding bells and the happily ever after. There is something deeply ingrained in our human nature that craves…

10 Ways a Wife Disrespects Her Husband (without Even Realizing It)

10 Ways a Wife Disrespects Her Husband

I have mentioned before that just as a woman desires to feel loved, men equally desire to feel respected. Respect, in all forms, speaks volumes to men and often results in them feeling worthy of their wife’s affections. As you can imagine, talking about this with my husband stirred up some really important conversations between the two…

5 Proven Steps To Get Back Easily After A Relationship Meltdown

5 Proven Steps To Get Back Easily After A Relationship Meltdown

5 Steps to Reset after a Marriage Meltdown / Conflict. End Meltdown in Your Relationship! Are you tired of taking the brawl ride overnight or longer? Then read and follow these five tips to help you bounce back after any meltdown in your marriage. We’ve all been there, done that. We’ve had a marital meltdown…

3 Unavoidable Strategies to Avoid a Fight In Any Relationship

Avoid a fight in your relationship

Three Strategies You Must Adopt To Avoid A Fight in Your Relationship. These 3 strategies are proven over time to be a helpful one to help you avoid any kind of fight or argument in your relation. Please take your time to study and adopt them. Hal and Karen shared their story as they began…

Christian Lady Can Also Ask A Man Out – It is Okay – See Biblical Proofs

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Christian Lady Has The Right To Make The First Move. Several years ago, a creative friend of mine, decided to reveal his romantic feelings to a certain woman. In the middle of winter, he led her to a bridge that spanned a white, solidified river. He began hurling boulders over the wall, crushing the ice…

Love: A Principal Ingredient in Marriage

Faith Oyedepo quote on Marriage

Love: A Principal Ingredient in Marriage (2). Love is the cement that holds the marriage union together. If you are not in love with your spouse, there is nothing to bind the relationship together. Marriage is one of God’s most wonderful gifts to mankind. It is a treasure worth working on, cherishing and sustaining. His…

The Biggest (and Most Surprising) Threat to Your Marriage

Threat To Your Marriage

The Biggest Threat To Your Marriage. What is the major threat to your marriage? Is there any?. Read on to find out. When we begin our life together, we sometimes imagine that the right choices will be obvious. Enemies of our relationship will loom large and ugly in the distance, and opportunities to express our…

3 Beautiful Truths Every Divorced Christian Needs to Know

divorce christian

Dear Divorced Christian, That term still stings, doesn’t it? It seems as if people everywhere want you to wear a large, scarlet letter “D” around your neck. Every form you complete asks if you are divorced or widowed, not just single or married. You are often scorned by the church because of your past. You…

4 Things You Should Expect from Your Marriage Counselor

what to expect from marriage councellor

Have you ever felt terribly alone when trying to heal your marriage? Perhaps it is because your mate has made clear they are not interested in working on your marriage, or perhaps you’ve even felt alone with your marriage counselor. While marriage counselors don’t have a magic wand, you should have a positive experience. To…

“The Power of Love” : Transcript of Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry’s Sermon At Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding

TRANSCRIPT OF THE TEACHING DELIVERED BY MOST REV. MICHAEL BRUCE CURRY AT PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE'S WEDDING

TRANSCRIPT OF THE TEACHING DELIVERED BY MOST REV. MICHAEL BRUCE CURRY AT PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE'S WEDDING. THE POWER OF LOVE The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, delivered the address titled “The Power of Love” at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding Saturday at St.…

Why Wives Must Read the Context of Ephesians 5:22

“Wives, submit to your own husbands as you do to the Lord” (Ephesians 5:22). For many, it’s a troubling or ludicrous command. Cynics quote this verse to prove that the Bible is archaic and irrelevant. A biblically illiterate Neanderthal quotes this verse to keep his wife in a subservient role, insisting her opinion has no…

10 Things Your Wife Wishes You Would Say

There’s an idea fairly common in our culture about the woman’s mind. Television shows, magazines, movies, and songs make reference to this great unknown--what does a woman want? What is she thinking? Men seem perplexed by the complexities of our spaghetti minds. You’ve heard that term, right? Men’s minds are like waffles; compartmentalizing thoughts…

How to Change a Bad Habit

We have all wished we could simply rid ourselves of some challenging habit. Perhaps it has to do with troubling eating habits, procrastination pertaining to work or failing to follow through on important resolutions. Whatever your “stuck point” seems to be, breaking an entrenched habit is important.  Changing a habit is harder than…

Husband in Pursuit: Into the Wild

Having a morning routine is like an anchor for my day. But all too often I’m content skipping what matters most: time with God. If I oversleep or grab my phone too quickly, I’ll lose track of time and get caught up with whatever tasks are on my plate for the day. I may read…

5 Areas in Which Husbands Must Grow

Like most things in life, marriages are not static. It may feel like there are times when we settle into comfortable seasons, but marriages aren’t like McDonalds’ chicken nuggets. If we ignore them for a week, they will not look the same when we come back. Every marriage is growing stronger or weakening. There…

Why Commitment is Mandatory for Marriage

While there are many tools useful to sustaining your marriage, there is one tool you must have in your toolbox if you are going to be successful in your marriage: commitment. Of course, love, trust, compassion and grace are critical as well, but commitment is mandatory for a loving relationship.  Why do I…

What is “Your Best Us”?

Shares 271A few years back, Selena and I were thinking about moving to Dallas for school. It’s a big decision so we decided to visit for a week. During our stay, a few things happened: God made it abundantly clear that we were NOT supposed to move there. We discovered how cold Dallas can get (temperatures in…

He is faithful

Is anything too hard for the Lord? Genesis 18:14NIV“Are you pregnant yet?” this question might have pierced Sarah’s heart each month. The shame of barrenness was unbearable. God had promised her husband Abraham that he would be the father of nations with descendants more numerous than the stars in the sky. After waiting for many years, Sarah…

How Trials Can Make Your Marriage Better

I remember the moment I stood before my groom and recited my wedding vows. I certainly didn’t expect life to be perfect, but I assumed my marriage would be filled with more of “better” than “worse.” With stars in my eyes, and blissfully unaware of what the future would hold, I confidently vowed,…

5 Things a Wife Needs from Her Man

I just finished a four day Men’s Intensive for men who have admitted to being emotionally abusive with their wives. Most came reluctantly; some came feeling outright resentment.  “It’s a 50/50 problem,” one man said sharply. “Sure, we have our work to do,” another began, “but they have their work to do…