Category Archives: Random

Another Gospel? by Alisa Childers

If you are in marital crisis and are looking to scripture for advice, encouragement, and hope, or if you just want to have the best marriage possible by looking to what scripture has to say about marriage and relationships, what … Continue reading

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Another Gospel? by Alisa Childers

If you are in marital crisis and are looking to scripture for advice, encouragement, and hope, or if you just want to have the best marriage possible by looking to what scripture has to say about marriage and relationships, what … 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: 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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Life Hack: Farm Financial Document

One simple thing I have done for my wife and kids is to sit down and write a document about many things stored in my head about our big picture finances and running our farm. I’m glad I have finally … Continue reading

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Using Facebook Positively In Marriage and Life

One way Sharon and I use Facebook to build our marriage is to share what we have learned from various friends and family members, especially if we do not both have the same person as a friend. For instance, there … Continue reading

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When You Are Down – Part 2

When I got emotionally down during our separation and did not seem to have energy or hope for much of anything, one thing I learned was that if I put on Scripture-based worship music, in awhile my mood would improve. Also, … Continue reading

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When You Are Down – Part 1

During our separation, I learned the power of speaking scripture aloud. Jesus overcame his temptations in the desert by speaking very short scriptures in answer to satan (Matthew 4:1-11). There are times in life when it is great to memorize long passages … Continue reading

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Love and Respect Now

I am very encouraged about how much the younger generation of 20- and 30-somethings seem to really want to learn how to do marriage well. One great resource for them is Love and Respect Now. This blog is written by … Continue reading

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Our Farming Life

Stubborn Pursuits is our marriage ministry. Our full time profession is farming. I thought some of our readers might be interested in Sharon’s blog about our farm life. Avalon Farms Ohio I (Richard) have either lived on the farm or … Continue reading

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