Strengthening Your Marriage

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Talking With Your Kids About Money and Connecting Spiritually With Your Spouse

Talking With Your Kids About Money Bundle

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, finance experts Scott and Bethany Palmer explain how parents can strengthen their relationship with their kids while teaching them sound, biblically-based principles about money.



In Part 2, authors Greg and Erin Smalley describe how couples can develop spiritual and relational intimacy.

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Connecting With Your Spouse Spiritually

Connecting with your spouse is important, and when you can come together on a spiritual level, it allows a deeper sense of intimacy in your relationship. Dr. Greg Smalley talks about what that connection looks like. Listen to the full program here.

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Connecting Spiritually With Your Spouse

The Wholehearted Wife

Authors Greg and Erin Smalley describe how couples can develop spiritual and relational intimacy.

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What is a Kingdom Man?

A kingdom man takes responsibility for his family, but he also aligns with God and trusts Him.

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Recognizing Spiritual Leadership in the Little Things

Greg Smalley

Spiritual intimacy can be a confusing issue for many couples. Dr. Greg Smalley offers personal insights on how husbands can be spiritual leaders and wives can see beyond basic spiritual disciplines for intimacy at home.

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Harnessing Your Strength to Transform Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Fierce Women

Kimberly Wagner, author of the book Fierce Women, explains how women with strong personalities can damage their marriage if they are not careful. Kimberly and her husband, LeRoy, also describe how God transformed their marriage by giving Kimberly the wisdom to temper her own strong personality. (Part 2 of 2)

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Honesty in Marriage

A woman’s strength can lift up her husband or lay him flat. Author Kimberly Wagner shares how her fierce attitude affected her marriage, but honest words from her husband brought about resolution. Listen to the complete program here.

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Harnessing Your Strength to Transform Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Fierce Women

Kimberly Wagner, author of the book Fierce Women, explains how women with strong personalities can damage their marriage if they are not careful. Kimberly and her husband, LeRoy, also describe how God transformed their marriage by giving Kimberly the wisdom to temper her own strong personality. (Part 1 of 2)

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In Search of a Soulmate

Are you worried your spouse isn’t your soul mate?  Well, let me encourage you with this: soul mates aren’t found, they develop over time.

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Don’t Be a Wimp in Your Marriage

Men will often act strong and fearless in the world.  But we may not bring that courage home.  Psychologist David Clarke gives this challenge to married men. Listen to the full program here.

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Solomon on Romance (Part 2 of 2)

The Book of Romance

The Rev. Tommy Nelson draws upon the Song of Solomon's rich imagery to convey wise principles about dating and courtship. (Part 2 of 2)

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Solomon on Romance (Part 1 of 2)

The Book of Romance

The Rev. Tommy Nelson draws upon the Song of Solomon's rich imagery to convey wise principles about dating and courtship. (Part 1 of 2)

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Understanding How Birth Order Impacts Your Marriage

The Birth Order Book

Psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman explains how birth order affects your relationships with your spouse, and offers advice on managing challenges in your marriage that stem from your placement in your family of origin.

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Cord of Three Strands

The Bible says “a cord of three strands is not easily broken.”  That’s simple to understand, but profound enough to transform your marriage.

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Drawing Closer to God and Each Other (Part 2 of 2)

A Lifelong Love

Author Gary Thomas explains how a husband and wife can foster oneness in their marriage by pursuing God together.  (Part 2 of 2)

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Drawing Closer to God and Each Other (Part 1 of 2)

A Lifelong Love

Author Gary Thomas explains how a husband and wife can foster oneness in their marriage by pursuing God together.  (Part 1 of 2)

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Studying the Bible as a Married Couple

When couples read and study the Bible together, they increase spiritual intimacy and a general sense of togetherness.

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What Not to Give Up For Lent: Reading as a Couple

Margaret Feinberg

Popular Bible teacher Margaret Feinberg invites couples to share in a 40-day journey to Easter by participating in Bible study during Lent.

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Treat Your Spouse Like a Stranger

Focus president, Jim Daly, asks marriage expert, Larry Crabb, about relationship expectations on today’s Focus on the Family Minute. Listen to the full program here.

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Uncovering the Secrets to a Happy Marriage

Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

This weekend, best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn offers insights from research she's conducted on what makes for a happier, more fulfilling marriage. She also outlines practical ways to develop a more Christ-like relationship with your spouse.

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Fun Ways to Pep Up Your Marriage

Happy Habits for Every Couple

Author Kathi Lipp offers practical, fun ideas for couples to improve their relationship and make time together a high priority.

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Owning Your Faults and Loving Your Spouse

One More Try

Best-selling author Gary Chapman explains how seeking personal humility can improve the marriage relationship.

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Don’t Duct Tape Your Marriage

Guys, when things break, do you look for a temporary fix or a permanent one?  That’s an important question to ask yourself if the broken thing is your marriage.  

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Embracing the Reality of Christmas and Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences

A Walk One Winter Night

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night. For more information, see the daily broadcast episode Embracing the Reality of Christmas.

In Part 2, Jim Daly and his wife, Jean, offer advice and encouragement to couples as they describe how they worked through their differences in the early years of their marriage. To learn more, see the daily broadcast episode Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences.

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