marriage Archives

Light Up The House

You are the splendor of the world. “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way,… Read more »

Will We Hear the Voice?

“In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.” John 1:1, 2 “God’s voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamor.”  Charles Stanley In the beginning of marriage was the Word, the very Voice of… Read more »

Real Wisdom. Real Community.

For the last three weeks, veteran couples have shared their hearts in the Real Stories, Real Hope Sunday school class. David and I have been married for nearly 9 years, but I feel like a newlywed when I hear wisdom from those who have succeeded in making it 30+ years. There have been too many… Read more »

Increase the Good, Decrease the Bad

As we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s always appropriate to consider our relationship with our spouses. Jill and I will be celebrating our 35th anniversary this year. Our married life together hasn’t always mirrored a Hallmark romance movie; in fact there isn’t a married couple anywhere who has significant time together who wouldn’t agree with me…. Read more »