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Spiritual Intimacy by Faith

Spiritual Intimacy by Faith

Suzy and I often say, “Marriage is the best thing we have done, and it is also the most difficult thing we have done.” And perhaps having and raising children comes in a close second!! The reason we believe it is difficult is because we are two sinful people coming...

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Sex – Is it ok to say the word?

Sex – Is it ok to say the word?

“Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.”Hebrews 13:4 Here we go! Let’s talk about sex. It doesn’t have to be awkward, but let’s be honest, it can be very awkward. Sadly,...

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Work through CONFLICT

Work through CONFLICT

Is conflict wreaking havoc in your marriage? Do you feel distant from your spouse and wonder if you’ll ever feel close again? Do you long for resolution to the points of contention in your marriage? True closeness and companionship can seem elusive, but let’s...

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Exposing Unhealthy Conflict

Exposing Unhealthy Conflict

The bedroom door shut behind him and Brian sat on the edge of the bed in the dark. Face in his hands he wondered, “This is not working anymore. How am I going to love Linda for the rest of our lives? I just hurt her so badly … so, so badly. What is wrong with me?”...

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Embrace it! When conflict is good.

Embrace it! When conflict is good.

“Conflict is not merely inevitable it is necessary if one wants to grow both character and the depth of a marriage.”Dan Allender “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you except to be just, and to love [and to diligently practice]...

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Missions through Marriage: Where?

Missions through Marriage: Where?

Ready to join the team and be a part of missions through marriage? “How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? How are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to...

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Missions through Marriage: Why?

Missions through Marriage: Why?

Clean water, feeding the hungry, putting shoes on children’s feet, holding Vacation Bible School and backyard Bible clubs, sports camps, medical missions, and holding orphans are all amazing ways to be the hands and feet of Jesus. Can you add to the list? Isn’t being...

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Missions Through Marriage: What is It?

Missions Through Marriage: What is It?

We are so excited to get the conversation going on this topic! Let’s start here… Think of all the platforms we use as believers to share the good news of the greatest story ever told. God’s love for us demonstrated through the sinless life, death, burial, and...

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