Proposing to your boyfriend or girlfriend can create a lot of anxiety. Do you go ‘all out’? Do you keep it private? Will they say yes? Do you talk to her parents first? So many questions, so many options. I found that proposing to Pam, I was VERY anxiety stricken as I took her shopping and carefully found out what kind of a ring she wanted. I asked many questions and found out how the proposal was to be set up in a way that SHE would like which was quiet and secluded with no extra bells and whistles. Continue reading “How to propose to your future spouse”
When Christian couples decide to move in together.
Living together before marriage is becoming more and more popular. Many good-willed people with great intentions are feeling more and more “comfortable” living together before marriage. Why? Because everybody is doing it. Maybe it isn’t you, but rather a child or grandchild who is planning on living together prior to marriage. What do you say or do when the world around them is shouting, do it? Marriage mentors across the country are faced with this as they try to help couples prepare for marriage, God’s way. In an effort to give couples biblical guidelines to assess their risk of divorce (prior to marriage) we encourage them to use a tool called, Continue reading ““Living together” before marriage…. Yes or No?”
When it comes to confronting, teaching or delivering hard truth…..
Method and timing is EVERYTHING!
Looking in the mirror helps us see the ‘real’ us. Until we look closely at our own hearts, we cannot expect ‘real’ change in our marriages. It is scary, difficult and often the largest challenge you will ever face……looking deep into a mirror.
If I am a Christian, pursuing my faith, going to church, praying and truly walking with the Lord, then WHY is my marriage a mess? Continue reading “Looking in the mirror can save your marriage!”