relationships

Experience Intimacy with God

How to Experience Intimacy with God

Some people are hyper-religious and super-spiritual – and obnoxious. If that’s what “intimacy with God” produces, who wants it? Others…
Why God Invented Sex

Why God Invented Sex

How is intimacy going for you? It is good, healthy, nourishing? Or have your attempts at intimacy resulted in only…
what intimacy with God means

What Intimacy with God Means

You’ve heard people talk about it. Perhaps it sounds a little weird, and at the same time something in your…
Spouse is Negative

When Your Spouse is Negative

Keeping a positive outlook on life brings many benefits – both to your own experience and to your marriage. But…
"I Hate Sex"

“I Hate Sex!”

If your heart whispers – or screams – “I hate sex”, you’re not alone. That might sound as strange as…
reconnect with your spouse

How to Reconnect with Your Spouse

You are feeling seriously disconnected from your spouse, and it’s just plain awful. You’ve determined you will no longer ignore,…
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.…
When people disappoint you

When People Disappoint You

Did you know that happiness research is a “thing?” For the past few decades researchers have looked at what determines…
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…
creating a new marriage

Creating a New Marriage

Every marriage experiences mess-ups. It’s easy to get caught up in shame, blame, and misery. But taking the necessary steps…
the SCENE in your marriage

The SCENE in your Marriage

Today’s Western culture is often less than helpful or friendly to long-term Christian marriage. Few believers would dispute that, and…
when you feel lonely

What to Do When You Feel Lonely

Pain is perhaps the loneliest thing in the world. That goes for emotional pain, physical pain, spiritual pain. It becomes…
Is Your Marriage an Idol?

Is Your Marriage an Idol?

God gave marriage to humankind as a good gift. But just like food, rest, pleasure, money, authority, or any other…
Find a Good Spouse

How to Find a Good Spouse

If you’re single and want to be married, you desire a good thing. Proverbs says, “He who finds a wife…
Keys to Lasting Love

Three Keys to Lasting Love

Valentine’s Day is coming up next week. If you’re a wife, you may be thinking, “I hope he remembers!” If…
She Needs You to Lead

She Needs You to Lead

This one is for husbands. (I know; you’ll probably keep reading even if you’re not a husband.) Let me share…
He needs you to need him

He Needs You to Need Him

This one is for wives only. (I know; you may read this even if you’re not a wife.) But here’s…
my spouse is cheating

Help! My Spouse is Cheating!

Among the possible sources of pain a spouse’s betrayal ranks as one of the worst. The person you expected to…
Did I Marry the Wrong Person?

Did I Marry the Wrong Person?

It’s important to choose your spouse wisely. But you’re already married! When your relationship goes sideways it’s easy to feel…

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