Tag Archives: Couples

Being Mindful of One Another

In the past I’ve talked about being thankful and using a daily thankful journal to remember all of God’s goodness to us. The couple in this article has learned to be mindful and grateful for the things they do for … Continue reading

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Secrets to a Long Marriage

I have mentioned before about a study that had shown a group of couples who were unhappy in their marriages and were resurveyed five years later. The ones who stayed together were happier over all than the ones who divorced. … Continue reading

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Reengage Marriage Ministry at Watermark

The week before last we attended and presented at the AMFM (Association of Marriage and Family Ministries) conference in Dallas, Texas. The hosting church was Watermark Community Church. During the week they gave us an opportunity to visit their marriage … Continue reading

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Michelle Weiner-Davis Testimony

I have always admired Michelle Weiner-Davis from Divorce Busting for her creativity, passion and tenacity for saving marriages. I thought this personal testimony of hers was extremely good. Confessions of an Unabashed Marriage Saver

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Marriage Reconciliation Testimony

I thought this testimony from Rejoice Ministries did a great job of sharing  the real life ups and downs of reconciliation and how persistence can payoff. In the article that follows, Tina shares her story of standing. After ten years … Continue reading

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Inspiring Long-Term Marriages

Sharon and are teaching a marriage coaching class at our church right now. We have had two couples participating that have each been married over 30 years. I find this humbling that they would come to listen to us especially … Continue reading

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Simple Romance

Here are some simple romantic ideas. Write notes to each other on the mirror using a dry erase marker. Write little love notes or notes of encouragement on Post-it notes and put them places your spouse will find. Pick some … Continue reading

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Top Couples Therapy Advice Blogs

I thought this was an interesting list of  couples therapy advice blogs. Some are Christian, some secular. I have not had time to review every one, but I see several that I do respect. http://www.mastersinpsychology.net/making-it-work-top-25-couples-therapy-advice-blogs

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Do Something!

We often teach struggling couples new communication tools to help with their marriage. Our training method is very interactive – we model the tool and then have them practice it themselves. They often report that what we taught them was … Continue reading

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Set in Concrete – Mark Gungor

I think Mark Gungor of “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” gives an excellent word picture in this article inspiring us to deal with marriage problems when they arise rather than burying them for years. Certainly easier said than … Continue reading

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