Tag Archives: Couples

Inspiring Couples To Use What They’re Taught

One of the hardest things for us about helping crisis couples, or even one person of the crisis couple, is inspiring them to use and practice what they are taught. Sharon and I can teach many communication and conflict resolution skills and … Continue reading

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Pre-Engagement Mentoring

We have recently been mentoring a couple who asked for mentoring when they were thinking of getting engaged. We thought it was tremendously mature on their part to ask and we were honored to mentor them. We used the mentoring book “Before … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Tough Marriages by Sheila Wray Gregoire

I thought this was an awesome post by Sheila Wray Gregoire to encourage those in tough marriages. Having been at a tough spot in our own marriage, I agree with her that you have to depend on God. Other people … Continue reading

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Francis Chan on Marriage

Sometimes out of curiosity I look at the statistics page for this blog to see what Google search terms have brought people here. One of the most common ones has been Francis Chan on Marriage. I decided to search the … Continue reading

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Five Worst Dates

As a break from some of the heavy stuff I share I thought this might be worth  a chuckle. I was someone’s worse date one night when I forgot her name. Never admitted it to her, but I probably had … Continue reading

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A Wedding Weekend

Last weekend Richard and I had the privilege of witnessing two dear friends, Mike and Beth, joined together in marriage. They met while bicycling not far from Beth’s house because that’s a passion each has. They love each other and … Continue reading

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Love and War

John and Stasi Eldredge have a great book and DVD series out called “Love and War: Finding the Marriage You’ve Dreamed Of”. I read the book a while back but Sharon and I are now going through the video series. … Continue reading

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If Only You Want to Improve Your Marriage

I have blogged several times about if you are the only one who wants to improve your marriage. I think this blog post from Jill Savage gives another good perspective on the same topic. Jill Savage – Keeping Hearts at … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training Helps Marriage

It’s nice to highlight this marriage of Dan and Alix Peyton’s where they are pulling together to support one another and meet mutual goals. Triathlon Training Helps Marriage

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Three Men on Marriage

Don Carson, Tim Keller and John Piper have all been married over 35 years and are respected Bible teachers. This is a fascinating interview. Piper made a great point that it is the covenant that sustains the love in marriage. … Continue reading

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