How Sexual Questions are Spiritual Questions

How Sexual Questions are Spiritual Questions

A spouse feeling lost and lonely because their husband or wife isn’t interested in sexual intimacy. A young (or not-so-young) person heavy with shame while feeling unable to break free from pornography. A single person wrestling with what to do with their sexual drives and needs. A married person disappointed and angry when their spouse is not fulfilling their sexual desires. A newly married spouse struggling with intimacy because of old baggage. A young person confused over the conflicting sexual messages the media and the church are giving out. At their root, all of these sexual questions are spiritual questions.

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Helping Your Spouse Move Past Their Past

Helping Your Spouse Move Past Their Past

Every human being comes into marriage with baggage. You cannot make it through a couple decades or more of life without experiencing some kind of trauma. Some of those wounds are deeper than others. What do you do when your spouse brings that baggage into the marriage? How can you help your spouse move past their past?

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Undo the Shame, Unlock your Transformation

Undo the Shame, Unlock your Transformation

Hiding is human. But if any part of you wants things to be different, it’s time to undo the shame and unlock your transformation.

Shame was not part of God’s original creation. “The man and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.” (Genesis 2:25) No hiding. No feeling embarrassed. You see me, and I see you. That was the state of the relationship between Adam and Eve, and between them and God.

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How to Forgive Your Spouse When It’s Hard

How to Forgive Your Spouse When It’s Hard

In every marriage people get wounded. Your spouse is a flawed human being, a sinner who causes you pain. (You are too! Last week we talked about how to help your spouse forgive you when you cause them pain.) The proximity and intimacy of marriage means the wounds you receive from your spouse can feel especially hard to forgive. But learning how to forgive your spouse in a healthy way provides your only chance of a successful marriage.

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