Oh No! We’ve Become THAT Couple!”

 I remember when we were dating, we could spend hours endlessly talking with each other over coffee. More than once, we would look over at another table and see a couple who were both staring off into space. They had run out of things to talk about. I remember saying to one another, “That will never happen to us! We … Read More

How Would You Define Good and Evil?

Jesus was once asked, “What is the greatest commandment?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment.” ~ Matthew 22:37-38—37   In its simplest sense, “goodness” is represented when we Love the Lord our God with all of our heart, … Read More

What Were They Thinking?

The Bible tells us that Adam and Eve originally dwelt in the Garden of Eden. The word “Eden” means “delight.” So they dwelt in the “Garden of Delight.” According to the Bible’s description of the garden, it truly was delightful. And the LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye … Read More

Are You Stuck Together Like Glue?

God wants a husband and wife to join together as one, as we read in Genesis 2:24, For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. The Hebrew word for united, dabaq, means “to cling, cleave, keep close, stick to, or adhere to” (like glue). God … Read More

The Beautiful Interdependence Between Husbands and Wives

The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” ~ Genesis 2:18 After God created Adam and given him all the animals to rule over, God saw that this was not enough. Adam needed a companion. But God did not make an exact replica of Adam. He … Read More

How Does Being Made In the Image of God Impact Our Marriage?

In the very first chapter of the Bible we are told that God very uniquely created the first man and woman, Adam and Eve in his image. Genesis 1:26-28 26 Then God said, “Let us make man in Our image, in Our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over … Read More

3 Ways to Love Your Spouse Even When They Aren’t So Lovable

Agape love is often the word used to describe the love that Jesus modeled. It is the word used to describe the type of love we as Christians are to model towards one another and is especially distinct from erotic love or emotional affection. The agape love modeled by Jesus is a selfless love that usually runs contrary to our selfish, … Read More

3 Ways to Improve Stinkin’ Thinkin’ in Your Marriage

When things go off track in your relationship with your spouse, do you find yourself entertaining negative thoughts like, “This is never going to get better.” “I give up!” “God doesn’t care.” “God has abandoned me.”? It is at moments like this we need to recognize that these thoughts are from the enemy and not representative of God’s will and … Read More