7 Practical Ways Your Church Helps Lower the Divorce Rate

A recent study by a Harvard University professor linked regular church attendance with a lower divorce rate, concluding that couples who attend church together have a 47% less chance of divorcing. Obviously Christians would attribute this to the transformative power of Jesus, who deserves the full credit. But there are also practical ways that a church [Read More…]

7 Ways to Prepare for Marriage While You're Still Single (Again)

Single but hoping to get married one day? Here are 7 great ways to start preparing for marriage right now! [Read more…]

7 Ways to Fight Biblically With Your Spouse

Looking to have a good fight with your spouse? Here are 7 ways to fight biblically. [Read more…]

7 Reasons Why Your Marriage is Struggling

Don’t feel guilty about reading this post. Here are 7 reasons your marriage might be struggling. [Read more…]

7 Things You Can Do to Start Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage

Apparently a lot of people are interested in what can wreck a marriage. Yesterday’s post had almost 1000 views in less than 24 hours. Because I’m all about hope, I want to give you seven tangible steps you can take to start divorce-proofing your marriage. These are things I’ve shared with three couples I’ve done [Read More…]

4 Things That Will Wreck Your Marriage If You're Not Careful

No one intentionally sets out to wreck a marriage. Everyone wants your marriage to work, at least at first. That’s why weddings are beautiful and divorce proceedings aren’t. When counseling couples about to get married, I share with them four things that can wreck their marriage if they’re not careful.   1. Family of Origin – How you [Read More…]

Repost: 11 Reasons Why Marriages Fail

originally posted June 3, 2013 We see marriages around us fail for a multitude of reasons. Underlying the causes of divorce are some common themes. Here are eleven of them: 1. Lack of communication. Constant and meaningful conversation is the lifeblood of a marriage. You would think that all marriages have meaningful conversation, but they don’t. [Read More…]

Married People #5 – Practice Your Promise

Here is the fifth and final installment of our Married People series. Enjoy! [Read more…]

Married People #4 – Love God First

The sermon below is the fourth installment in our Married People series. Enjoy! [Read more…]

Who Wouldn't Want to Be Married to This Spouse?

Romantic movies continually portray society’s picture of the ideal spouse (namely cute and witty). But I’ve got a better picture of the ideal spouse that I think we would all rather be married to. Who wouldn’t want to be married to a spouse: Who overflowed with visible, tangible love for you all the time? Who [Read More…]