How to Come Out of Hiding

How to Come Out of Hiding

How we love to hide! It’s been that way ever since the Garden of Eden. (Genesis 3:8-10)

Wounds create shame. Shame leads to hiding. We hide whether the wounds we receive are caused by things others do to us, or things we do to ourselves. Is it possible to come out of hiding?

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Marriage in the Real World

Marriage in the Real World

The marriages you saw and experienced growing up were a mixture of good and bad. If your parents were happily married you saw many good things such as communication, respect, growth, commitment, and more, even though they were not perfect people. But marriage in the real world today is different from that of your parents or other healthy couples you observed.

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When You Can’t Talk to Anyone (Even at Church)

When You Can’t Talk to Anyone (Even at Church)

Something is stressing you out. As hard as you try, your anxiety or depression seems to be eating you alive. You keep falling into the same sexual sin over and over again, and the shame seems too heavy to bear. Perhaps your marriage is simply miserable, and you see no way out. You need help, but it seems you can’t talk to anyone.

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How to Escape Unnecessary Suffering

How to Escape Unnecessary Suffering

No human being escapes all suffering. While perhaps unkind, it would have been true for me to say over the baby I delivered today, “Welcome to a lifetime of suffering, little girl.” And Jesus promised that “in this world you will have trouble.” (John 16:33) But wouldn’t it be a good idea to escape unnecessary suffering?

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5 Steps to Take if you Messed Up in your Marriage

5 Steps to Take if you Messed Up in your Marriage

Marriage is the union of two sinners. You can be sure your spouse will mess up; that’s what sinners do. And the same goes for you. Whether you knew better or not, you will fail your husband or wife in some way, perhaps in many ways. So what do you do if you messed up in your marriage?

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