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Help! What Can I Do to Save My Marriage?

Help! What Can I Do to Save My Marriage?

Written by: Will and Cindy Goff. A ROCKY START We were high school sweethearts who fell in love and married young. After ten years together and two children later we thought we made a mistake. My spouse had changed. We spent less and less time together, and the...

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1 Thing Every Dad & Husband Needs to Hear

1 Thing Every Dad & Husband Needs to Hear

Written by: Ryan Cook. Father’s Day is coming up! A day to celebrate the man of the house. A day to let Dad sleep-in, maybe play some golf or go fishing. A day when Dad gets to do what Dad loves to do. In general, Dads are pretty simple creatures. They don’t usually...

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The 4 Stages of Marriage

The 4 Stages of Marriage

Written by: Gio and Suzy Llerena. All marriage relationships go through ebbs and flows throughout their time together. We certainly remember those wonderful times when we had no cares in the world. We also remember those times that were difficult, when we didn’t...

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The Biblical Role of a Wife

The Biblical Role of a Wife

Written by: Ryan and Ashlie Cook. If you’ve been around Church for a while, or read portions of the Bible, you’ve probably come across the word “submission.”  There’s a good chance there’s a part of you, even if the smallest amount, recoils at the word. Perhaps...

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3 Things Every Wife & Mom Needs to Hear

3 Things Every Wife & Mom Needs to Hear

Written by: Ryan and Ashlie Cook. How was your Mother’s Day celebration this past weekend? Stressful? Exciting? Forgotten (...hopefully not)? Painful? Fun? This holiday can carry a wide range of emotions and experiences based on your past. For example, our church did...

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Your Marriage Needs Communication!

Your Marriage Needs Communication!

Written by: Gio and Suzy Llerena. When looking at the structure of a house, the strength of the foundation is vital to support the load of the entire house, and the walls are key to supporting the weight of the roof. The roof is important as it keeps what...

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Your Marriage Needs Power!

Your Marriage Needs Power!

Written by: Roland and Tammy Martinez. If Tozer’s quote could be true about some local churches, what could be said about our marriages or our homes? Scripture is clear we can quench and grieve the Holy Spirit. The life of a Christ follower should be characterized by...

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Your Marriage Needs A Strong Foundation

Your Marriage Needs A Strong Foundation

Written by: Ryan Cook. If you have ever built something, you know the importance of a strong foundation. Four years ago, God allowed us to build a new home. I remember having lengthy conversations with the builder about the design of the foundation. What type of...

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Selfish-Pride: The Marriage Killer

Selfish-Pride: The Marriage Killer

Written by Special Guest Contributors: Gio and Suzy Llerena. Suzy and I have been married almost 27 years. If we were to try and pinpoint the one area that Satan has used the most to attack our marriage it would have to be selfish- pride.  John Maxwell puts it...

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My Marriage Needs…?

My Marriage Needs…?

Written by: Roland and Tammy Martinez. What does your marriage need? Maybe acceptance, security, trust, kindness, peace, a tender touch, a listening ear, or companionship? These all seem like reasonable expectations until we realize our needs differ from our spouse’s...

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2 Questions to ask on Valentine’s Day

2 Questions to ask on Valentine’s Day

Written by: Ryan Cook. It all depends on your perspective, but Valentine’s Day can be super stressful or super fun. The stress comes in various forms. Maybe the stress or pain of being alone, or the stress of pursuing a relationship so you aren’t alone anymore. Or the...

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