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Not one single marriage in the history of marriages has run perfectly all the time. Everybody fights. Why not get better at it?

Fight: You Don’t Take Me Seriously

Fight: You Don’t Take Me Seriously

  Note: Not one single marriage in the history of marriages has run perfectly all the time.  At our worst, when our fights reached critical mass, we were miserable. We knew there had to be a better way to keep our marriage running smoothly, so we found ourselves an honest mechanic — our lifelong friend

Servant Leadership

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. – Mark 10:45 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water

Divine Disruption: God has spoken and He does not stutter.

I believe the global predicament with COVID-19 is far more than just a medical crisis. In fact, everything we are facing — economic crises, political crises, financial crises, familial crises — goes much deeper than what’s on the surface. Everything visible and physical is preceded by that which is invisible and spiritual. If you want

Family Teams: Purpose

There is an interesting shift currently happening in our culture around this idea of individual purpose. When individual purpose becomes more important than a collective team mission, what you essentially do is create winners and losers. The marriage and the family basically engage in a tug-of-war for who gets to achieve their purpose and goals

What the Creator of Corn Flakes got Wrong

  For over a decade, I’ve been giving a lecture on human sexuality in the largest classroom auditorium we have on the Christian college campus where I teach. And every year, with two hundred students present, I start the class with this sentiment: “When it comes to sex, there’s a lot of crazy thinking.” I’ll

God’s Plan for Partnership with Us

One of my favorite things about God is that nothing ever surprises Him. I take the greatest comfort in knowing that no matter how crazy the world gets, God is in Heaven saying, “Yep, I saw that coming. I’m still in control. You’re okay.” Knowing that the Creator of the Universe is in control reassures

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Sarah Jakes Roberts brings us her new book Woman Evolve, lessons about Eve. In this excerpt she talks about the good hard.

Good Goes Hard

  Then the man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.”  — Genesis 3:12 I’ve got to be honest with you. When God challenged my heart toward Eve, it shifted the way I related to Adam. At first, I felt bad for the

In the worst of the hurt, feeling the pain is the first step toward healing the pain. And all those emotions that keep bubbling up and unexpectedly spilling out? They’re evidence you aren’t dead inside.

Hurt: But How Do I Get Through the Next 86,400 Seconds?

The God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will Himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. — 1 Peter 5:10 I want healing to be as neat and predictable as a checklist. I don’t want to be inconvenienced by

One Choice Every Couple Should Make in Their Suffering

What is one choice every couple should make in the midst of their storm? It might sound like a simple question, but it is incredibly important. One of the most important choices we can make as a couple is to move toward community instead of away from it. The challenge for most of us is

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