Category Archives: Marriage

Couple Checkup by Prepare & Enrich

We have been marriage mentors for several years. One of the resources we often use to help us understand a couple, and for them to understand themselves, is an assessment by Prepare & Enrich. The assessment has been developed from … Continue reading

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It Was Worth It

If you have read this blog much, you know that our marriage was very shaky at one time. We had a lot of pain, many struggles, and much work that had to be done to reconcile before we ended up … Continue reading

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Marriage & Wedding Themes in Scripture

When you survey God’s big story in scripture you will notice that a wedding and/or a marriage are major themes starting at the beginning of history in Genesis, until the closing of time at the brink of eternity in Revelation.  … Continue reading

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Marriage & Divorce Scriptures

I want to bring most of the major Scriptures about marriage and divorce together in one place. If you are a Christian studying or contemplating marriage or divorce, you will probably often hear people say that the Bible says “this … Continue reading

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Old Behavior Patterns and Starting Over

One of Sharon’s and my struggles after our separation was that even though we had learned a lot of new communication and conflict resolution skills and adopted more positive attitudes towards each other during our separation – both of which … Continue reading

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Resource: CMBA

A good place to find resources about marriage and relationships from a Christian perspective is the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association. They have a huge list of Christian bloggers on many different topics related to marriage/relationships and I have found this to … Continue reading

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Life Hack: Finances

One area of marriage that tends to have a lot of conflict is finances, however there are some simple things that can be done to at least prevent some of the conflict. Years into our marriage we went to a … Continue reading

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Life Hack: Sharing a Calendar

We teach quite a few tools about how to resolve conflict, but most of the time it is easier to just minimize conflict. Having a shared calendar is one way to minimize conflict over schedules. We’ve learned over the years … Continue reading

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Life Hack: Wills

I encourage you that no matter what season of life this is for you that you either get a will or update your current will if there have been major life or law changes since you made your last one. … Continue reading

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Weekly Devotions

In this time of uncertainty this is just one thing we do that keeps us focused on God and connected with each other. So, we’re running an older post from 2011 to explain our weekly devotions. Enjoy. Our Weekly Devotions … Continue reading

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