Communication Doesn’t Just Happen

As believers in Jesus Christ, we are all members of His body. That means we are vitally connected to each other. Eye to hand. Brain to toe. Lungs to heart. A healthy human body functions because it has a communication system. Now think about your marriage. Jesus said that when a man and woman are joined in matrimony, “they are …

Get Excited About Opposition!

I enjoy a good game of basketball. I’m unstoppable…when I play alone. When there’s no opposition, I can make any play and hit any shot. But some years ago, I had an opportunity to go one-on-one with a star member of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team. Suddenly, I wasn’t playing so well! But that’s the way the game of basketball …

A Husband’s Greatest Need

Did you know that God never commanded wives to love their husbands? Certainly, God expects such love. Paul told Titus that older women should “encourage the young women to love their husbands” (Titus 2:4). But God’s basic command is for wives to respect their husbands. There’s no denying that men have strong egos…with a great need for recognition. Just as …

Putting Christ’s Power to Work

Some Christian couples sit in the pew on Sunday morning singing that their God is “so high you can’t get over Him, so low you can’t get under Him, so wide you can’t get around Him”…but they don’t believe He can put their marriage back together. Given our weak humanity, it isn’t hard to understand why marriages struggle to survive …