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Mastering Your Spouse’s Love Language

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Can struggling relationships be reborn? The answer is yes if couples become aware of the nature of love and learn how to express it in a language their mate can understand.

Before Brad was married, he dreamed about how wonderful it would be to get up every morning and have breakfast with his wife, Jennifer. After he was married, he found out that Jennifer did not do mornings. He dreamed of hiking and overnight camping, but he discovered that the Hilton Garden Inn was Jennifer’s idea of overnight camping. He believed in saving money. Her philosophy was, “Shop today; you may be sick tomorrow.”

Chances are, you discovered similar differences during the early years of your own marriage. One of the most important lessons we can learn in marriage is this truth: Your spouse is not like you. Even if the two of you are extremely similar, you are also extremely different.

The “in-love” experience — when people are pushed along by intensely euphoric feelings for each other — has an average lifespan of two years. When they come down off the high, often their differences emerge, and they find themselves not only disagreeing, but arguing over numerous issues, as well. Within a few months, many couples are asking themselves, Why did we get married? We don’t even like each other. Or another common thought is, Oh no! I’ve married the wrong person.

Can such tarnished relationships be reborn? The answer is yes — if couples become aware of the nature of love and learn how to express love in a language their mate can understand. Good intentions are not enough. We must also learn how to meet our spouse’s emotional need for love.

The love languages

What makes one person feel loved will not necessarily make another person feel the same way, and unfortunately we tend to express love to others in the way we wish they would express love to us. Then when our spouse doesn’t respond positively to our expressions of love, we get frustrated. The problem is not the sincerity of our love; the problem is that we are speaking the wrong love language. There are five distinct love languages:

Words of affirmation — using words to acknowledge and encourage.

“You look nice today.” “I really appreciate what you did.” “One of the things I like about you is … ”

Your words may focus on how your spouse looks, a personality or character trait, or something he or she has done for you.

Receiving gifts — giving presents as an expression of love.

A gift says, “I was thinking about you.” The gift doesn’t have to be expensive. Haven’t we always said, “It’s the thought that counts”? Let me remind you that it is not the thought left in your head that counts. It is the gift that came out of the thought in your head that counts. Gifts can be bought, made or discovered in nature.

Acts of service — doing something for your spouse that you know he or she would like you to do.

Acts of service may include cooking, washing dishes, vacuuming, wiping white spots off the mirror, cleaning the toilet, washing the car, mowing the grass, walking the dog, changing the baby’s diaper. You may remember the old saying, “Actions speak louder than words.” That’s especially true if acts of service is your spouse’s primary love language.

Quality time — giving your spouse your undivided attention.

This does not mean watching television together. It means looking at each other while you sit and talk. Or taking a walk while you talk. Or going out to eat, assuming that you have a conversation. If your spouse complains, “We just don’t spend any time together,” he or she is not saying that you do not live in proximity to each other. Your spouse is saying that you do not give him or her enough undivided attention.

Physical touch — making positive physical contact with your spouse.

In a marriage, this can mean holding hands, kissing, embracing, making love, putting an arm around a shoulder or cuddling on the couch as you watch a movie.

Of these five love languages, each of us has a primary love language — one that speaks most deeply to us emotionally. It is similar to spoken language. Most of us grew up speaking a language that we relied on more than any other language. That’s the language we understand best. The same is true of love. The problem is that we naturally tend to speak our own love language rather than the love language of our spouse. We assume that what makes us feel loved will make him or her feel loved. That is a false assumption. If you want to be effective in keeping emotional love alive in a marriage, you must discover — and learn to speak — the love language of your spouse.

Challenges and suggestions

The initial challenge will be to discover your spouse’s primary love language. I suggest three simple ways. One, observe his or her behavior. How does he typically express love and appreciation to others? Does she touch and hug people? Does he frequently give words of affirmation? Is she always giving gifts to other people? Does she enjoy having a two-hour lunch with a friend? Your spouse is speaking his or her own love language, and you can learn it by observing daily behavior.

Erika learned the importance of paying attention to these daily clues. “My husband took my car and cleaned it from top to bottom, inside and out, to surprise me,” she said. “I drove home and didn’t even notice (just like he never seemed to notice all the sweet little notes I left in his car). Over time, I learned to look for opportunities to serve him, and he learned how to give me the words of encouragement I crave.”

Erika’s story illustrates that it’s common in the early stages of marriage for us to speak our own love language and not the language of our spouse. Consequently, even though our spouse is loving us, we’re not really “getting it” because it is not being expressed in our primary love language.

A second suggestion is to record your spouse’s complaints because they will reveal your husband’s or wife’s love language. If he says, “We don’t spend time together anymore,” he is telling you that his love language is quality time. If she says, “I don’t think you would ever touch me if I did not initiate it,” she’s revealing that physical touch is her love language. You will find that the complaint “I don’t know why you can’t help me around the house” reveals that acts of service is your spouse’s love language.

Megan discovered her husband’s love language in an unexpected way. “Not long after we first started dating, my husband and I had lunch at a beachside grill,” she said. “During the meal, I plucked one of his cheese fries and popped it in my mouth. From the horrified expression on his face, I may as well have heaved his entire lunch into the waves!” Megan would eventually learn that her husband’s love language was receiving gifts — especially the gift of food.

The third suggestion is to record what your spouse requests of you most often. If he frequently asks you to take a walk after dinner or have a weekend away together, he is asking for quality time. If she requests a backrub frequently, then she is asking for physical touch. If he comments when you leave on a trip, “Be sure to bring me a surprise,” he is telling you his love language is receiving gifts.

Each of the five love languages has various dialects. As Megan learned, one dialect of the receiving-gifts love language is food. She says, “Some men who communicate via this love language prefer to receive gifts of electronics or game tickets. My husband swoons when I hand him a heaping plate of pasta, cheers when I surprise him with his favorite candy and hugs me when I suggest we splurge on an evening of tapas.” One of the keys to meeting your spouse’s deep emotional needs is to learn the dialects of his or her love language.

Once you’ve discovered your spouse’s love language, you may find it difficult to express love in that specific way. If you did not learn to speak that love language as a child, you may find it difficult to speak it as an adult. If you seldom received words of affirmation from your parents, then giving words of affirmation may seem hard for you. If you only received gifts on your birthday and Christmas, then giving gifts at other times may seem awkward to you. If your parents were not the hugging type, then physical touch may seem unnatural to you. If you seldom had extended conversations with your parents, then the thought of talking with someone for an hour may seem overwhelming to you.

The good news is that even if you did not learn to do these things as a child, you can learn them as an adult. Once you understand the importance of speaking your spouse’s love language, hopefully you will be motivated to learn to speak that language. Meeting your spouse’s emotional need for love is one of the essentials to having a long-term, healthy marriage.

© 2016 by Gary Chapman. All rights reserved. Used by permission.


When Your Spouse Can’t Seem to Learn Your Language

What if you’ve explained your love language to your spouse and he or she doesn’t understand or make an effort to speak your language? Here’s Eve’s story … and Dr. Chapman’s advice.

My husband and I are opposites. I am extroverted and outgoing; he is quiet and introverted. Just as our personalities differ, so do our love languages. It has taken me time to accept that he is probably never going to spontaneously buy roses for Valentine’s Day or write a heartfelt card. Fortunately, a love-languages approach reminds me to look more holistically at our relationship.

While he seldom says, “I love you” in words, he shows his love and care daily through acts of service. Every day he prepares lunch for our daughter. Every week he vacuums and does the grocery shopping. Cleaning is not as romantic as roses, but I choose to understand the language he’s speaking, even though he’s not speaking my native language.

—Eve from Brisbane, Australia

Dr. Chapman says …

Eve’s story illustrates a powerful emotional breakthrough. Her husband has never learned to be a gift giver. But because she understands that there are five fundamental languages of love and he is loudly speaking acts of service, she has learned to give him credit for what he is doing, rather than focusing on what he is not doing.

“Eve’s story” © 2016 Eve (name withheld). All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Dr. Chapman’s says…” © 2016 by Gary Chapman. All rights reserved. Used by permission.


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You may feel that there is no hope for your marriage and the hurt is too deep to restore the relationship and love that you once had. The truth is, your life and marriage can be better and stronger than it was before. In fact, thousands of marriages, situations as complex and painful as yours, have been transformed with the help of professionals who understand where you are right now and care deeply about you and your spouse’s future. You can restore and rebuild your marriage through a personalized, faith-based, intimate program called, Hope Restored.

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Pastor Kevin Thompson

Kevin A. Thompson (MDiv, Beeson Divinity School) is lead pastor at Community Bible Church, a growing multi-site church with four locations in western Arkansas. Every year he meets with nearly one hundred couples with a range of needs, from pre-marital counseling to navigating the most serious betrayals. A marriage and parenting conference speaker, he and his wife, Jenny, have two children and live in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He blogs at kevinathompson.com.

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Friends, Partners, and Lovers: What It Takes to Make Your Marriage Work

With engaging stories and clear, simple language, pastor Kevin Thompson shows how to live out three distinct roles in marraige. Using solid biblical principles, he helps you and your spouse grow your friendship, be supportive partners through the good times and the bad, and develop a healthy and satisfying sex life.

Sharing Your Faith with Grace and Purpose

You can confidently and lovingly share your faith—you just need to learn some new tactics to do so! In this Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast, apologist Greg Koukl outlines the “Columbo” tactic of asking questions, the “self-defeating argument” tactic to find holes in your opponent’s arguments, and other specific methods for engaging in faith-building conversations with others. Greg pulls from his over 30 years of experience debating atheists and agnostics to help you share your faith with grace and truth.

Mr. Greg Koukl

Greg Koukl is a writer, public speaker and talk show host who’s spent 30 years advocating for and defending the Christian worldview. Greg has written or contributed to 15 books, including The Story of RealityTactics, and Precious Unborn Human Persons. Greg has published nearly 230 articles and has spoken on 80 college and university campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

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Tactics, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions

In a world increasingly indifferent to Christian truth, followers of Christ need to be equipped to communicate with those who do not speak their language or accept their source of authority. In Tactics, 10th Anniversary Edition, Gregory Koukl demonstrates how to artfully regain control of conversations, keeping them moving forward in constructive ways through thoughtful diplomacy. You’ll learn how to stop challengers in their tracks and how to turn the tables on questions or provocative statements. Most important, you’ll learn how to get people thinking about Jesus.

Understanding the Root of Your Child's Misbehavior - Part 1

Often, children act out because they are used to getting attention through bad behavior. Dr. Kevin Leman offers advice to help parents transform their child’s behavior. He discusses the benefits of allowing your kids to learn from real-life consequences and describes the importance of understanding your child’s temperament based on his birth order.

Dr. Kevin Leman

Dr. Kevin Leman

Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known family psychologist and an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. He is also a popular public speaker and media personality who has made countless guest appearances on numerous radio and TV programs. Dr. Leman has written more than 50 books including The Birth Order BookHave a New Kid by Friday and Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours.

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Why Your Kids Misbehave and What to Do about It

Tantrums. Talking back. Throwing toys or food. Meltdowns. Slamming doors. Kids know just how to push your buttons. You’ve tried all sorts of methods, but nothing seems to work. In this book, Dr. Kevin Leman reveals exactly why kids misbehave and how you can turn that behavior around with practical, no-nonsense strategies that really work . . . and are a long-term win for both of you.

Giving up Sugar, Tasting God's Goodness

As a latchkey kid, Wendy Speake turned to sugar for comfort. Every Friday, she would pedal to the candy show and use her allowance to fill her bag with candy. And one day, when she was older and a mom of three young boys, she came to realize that she was still “pedaling” away from her stress and using sugar as comfort, instead of turning to Jesus. She was joyless, worn out, tired, and in need of a change. In this interview, Wendy will challenge Christians to take 40 days to focus on fasting from something they turn to instead of Jesus for comfort. She invited people to break free from a dependence on sugar and taste the goodness of God.

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Mrs. Wendy Speake

With a background in Hollywood as a trained actress, Wendy Speake ministers to women as a bible teacher by applying the power of drama, poetry and comedy to the study of Scripture and real-life application of biblical truths. She has co-authored two books with Amber Lia titled Triggers: Exchanging Parents’ Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses and their latest, Parenting Scripts: When What You’re Saying Isn’t Working, Say Something New. Wendy is also the co-author (with Kelli Stuart) of Life Creative: Inspiration for Today’s Renaissance Mom.

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The 40-Day Sugar Fast: Where Physical Detox Meets Spiritual Transformation

Welcome to the 40-Day Sugar Fast, a fast that begins with us giving Jesus our sugar and ends with Jesus giving us himself–the only thing that can ever truly satisfy our soul’s deep hunger. On this 40-day journey you’ll learn how to stop fixating on food and other things you use to fill the voids in life and instead fix your eyes on Christ. Anyone who runs to sugar for comfort or a reward, who eats mindlessly or out of boredom, who feels physically and spiritually lethargic, or who struggles with self-control will discover here not only freedom from their cravings but an entirely new appetite for the good things God has for us.

Understanding the Root of Your Child's Misbehavior - Part 2

Often, children act out because they are used to getting attention through bad behavior. Dr. Kevin Leman offers advice to help parents transform their child’s behavior. He discusses the benefits of allowing your kids to learn from real-life consequences and describes the importance of understanding your child’s temperament based on his birth order.

Dr. Kevin Leman

Dr. Kevin Leman

Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known family psychologist and an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. He is also a popular public speaker and media personality who has made countless guest appearances on numerous radio and TV programs. Dr. Leman has written more than 50 books including The Birth Order BookHave a New Kid by Friday and Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours.

Bundle of Why Your Kids Misbehave

Why Your Kids Misbehave and What to Do about It

Tantrums. Talking back. Throwing toys or food. Meltdowns. Slamming doors. Kids know just how to push your buttons. You’ve tried all sorts of methods, but nothing seems to work. In this book, Dr. Kevin Leman reveals exactly why kids misbehave and how you can turn that behavior around with practical, no-nonsense strategies that really work . . . and are a long-term win for both of you.

Loving Your Spouse Through the Seasons of Marriage - Part 2

Debra Fileta has identified the four seasons of marriage that correspond with our natural seasons – spring (new life and new love), summer (things get hot!), fall (showing our true colors), and winter (long days ahead). In this interview, she will help couples better understand the four seasons of healthy relationships, what to expect during each one, and how to carefully navigate them for a stronger marriage.

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Debra Fileta

Debra Fileta is a licensed professional counselor specializing in relationship and marital issues. She is also a public speaker and the author of multiple books, including Married SexChoosing Marriage: Why It Has to Start With We > Me, Love in Every Season, and Are You Really OK: Getting Real About Who You Are, How You’re Doing, and Why It Matters. Debra’s popular relationship advice blog, TrueLoveDates.com, and her Love + Relationships podcast reach millions of people each year offering guidance on topics including love, sex, and marriage.

Love in Every Season: Understanding the Four Stages of a Healthy Relationship

Every relationship goes through four life-changing seasons: Spring. Summer. Fall. Winter. Each season plays an important role in taking your relationship to the next level. And depending on how you navigate each season, your relationship will either flourish and grow, or it will slowly die. Whether you’re single, dating, engaged or married, join licensed professional counselor and relationship expert, Debra Fileta as she takes you on an eye-opening psychological and spiritual journey through the four seasons that she has observed in every healthy relationship.

Reconciling Faith and Science in a Medical Crisis

Dr. Lee Warren is a neurosurgeon who has faced many heavy challenges in his life – from serving in the Iraq War to removing deadly brain tumors to experiencing the loss of a teenage son. He’ll share about his difficult quest to find answers to some of life’s toughest questions, while holding onto his faith in God and the sure hope of heaven

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Dr. Lee Warren

W. Lee Warren, M.D., is a brain surgeon , inventor, Iraq War veteran, and author of I’ve Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon’s Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know, winner of the Christian Book Award®. His previous book, No Place to Hide, was included on the 2015 U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff’s Recommended Reading List. Dr. Warren has appeared on The 700 Club and the CBS Evening News, and his writings have been featured in Guideposts magazine. His Dr. Lee Warren Podcast, which is heard in more than 60 countries, helps listeners use the power of neuroscience, faith, and common sense to change their lives.

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I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know

This gripping inspirational memoir grapples with the tension between faith and science—and between death and hope—as a seasoned neurosurgeon faces insurmountable odds and grief both in the office and at home.

Praying Scripture Over Your Child’s Life - Part 1

Jodie Berndt loves to pray for her children. She’s been doing that for the past thirty years. Now she helps other parents to talk to God, asking for the salvation of their kids, and for wisdom, self-discipline, purpose, a future and much more. She offers fun and practical encouragement that moms and dads can put to work immediately in their daily lives as they prepare their children for a life in Christ.

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Jodie Berndt

Jodie Berndt is a public speaker, a Bible teacher, and the the author of 10 books. Find out more about Jodie and get some free resources (including printable prayer cards and calendars) at her website, jodieberndt.com.

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Praying the Scriptures Over Your Children

You will discover how using the Bible to shape your desires and requests opens the door to God’s provision—and frees us from things like worry and fear in our parenting! This expanded edition of the bestseller features updated content on issues like technology and identity, and comes with new material designed to invite children into the family prayer circle. Purchase now and receive 10% off your product.

Mothers and Sons: Being a Godly Influence - Part 1

Rhonda Stoppe describes her early motherhood challenges of raising a son, which was intimidating to her. She found help through group of older women mentors. She urges moms to see their role as ministry in shaping sons to be good and godly men. Rhonda outlines several practical suggestions to moms about spiritual training, how to communicate with boys, and supporting the father-son relationship as a wife.

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Rhonda Stoppe

Drawing upon 35 years of experience as a mentor, pastor’s wife, and homeschool mom, Rhonda Stoppe offers encouragement and guidance to women as an author and public speaker. She is popularly known as the “No Regrets Woman,” as she is especially passionate about helping women live life without regrets. Rhonda’s books include Moms Raising Sons to Be MenReal Life Romance, and The Marriage Mentor, which she co-authored with her husband, Steve.

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Moms Raising Sons to Be Men

Mothers of boys have the special calling to shape future men of God. Popular speaker Rhonda Stoppe, mom to two sons, knows this opportunity is a challenge, a joy, and probably the most important work of a woman’s life. Drawing from years of experience, this inspirational resource will revive the faithfulness and fortitude a woman needs to partner with God as they shape the character and heart of a future godly man.

Identifying Triggers in Your Marriage Part 1

They were both convinced they had married the wrong person. From almost the very beginning of their marriage, Amber and Guy Lia experienced various tensions and personality clashes related to house cleaning, backseat driving, workaholism, and intimacy. In this two-day Focus on the Family broadcast, Amber and Guy discuss how they bravely faced the triggers head-on, and committed to working on their own relationships with Jesus. As you listen to the Lia’s story, you’ll feel hope that you, too, can see real marriage transformation!

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Mr. and Mrs. Guy and Amber Lia and Mrs. Jean Daly

Amber Lia is a work-at-home mom, blogger, public speaker, and co-author of two best-selling books. Her husband, Guy, is a former TV, feature film, and VFX development and production executive who has worked on popular TV shows and films. Guy and Amber own Storehouse Media Group, a faith- and family-friendly TV and film production company based in Los Angeles,

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Marriage Triggers: How You and Your Spouse Can Exchange Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses

A husband-wife team offers practical advice for married couples to end the cycle of reactionary arguments by examining the most common issues that trigger disagreements and apply God’s Word to radically transform relationships.

What to Do When You're Not Okay - Part 1

Life can be pretty stressful. Between work, relationships, and other obligations, the pressure builds, and we lose sight of who we are. Counselor Debra Fileta helps you better understand your emotions, assess your mental, physical, and spiritual health, and intentionally pursue a path to wellbeing. In dealing with anxiety, depression, and panic attacks, Debra understands the importance of self-examination as well as the benefits of seeking professional help. She offers biblically-based advice, tools, and encouragement to help you get on a path toward healing and wholeness.

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Mrs. Debra Fileta

Debra Fileta is a licensed professional counselor specializing in relationship and marital issues. She is also a public speaker and the author of multiple books, including Married SexChoosing Marriage: Why It Has to Start With We > Me, Love in Every Season, and Are You Really OK: Getting Real About Who You Are, How You’re Doing, and Why It Matters. Debra’s popular relationship advice blog, TrueLoveDates.com, and her Love + Relationships podcast reach millions of people each year offering guidance on topics including love, sex, and marriage. Debra resides in Pennsylvania with her husband, John, and their four children.

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Are You Really OK: Getting Real About Who You Are

In Are You Really OK? author and licensed counselor Debra Fileta challenges you to get real with who you are and how you’re doing spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and physically so you can recognize where you need growth and healing.

Navigating a Toxic Culture with Your Daughter - Part 1

As a pediatrician, Dr. Meg Meeker has seen thousands of girls come through her office through the years. They struggle with eating issues, sexual identity, social media…and many other challenges in this toxic culture. Dr. Meeker will encourage parents to invest love and time in their daughters and develop their character to give them the best opportunity for a bright future, all rooted in a spiritual foundation. The discussion also includes healthy feminism vs. toxic feminism

Mrs. Meg Meeker

Dr. Meg Meeker is a pediatrician who is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading authorities on parenting, teens and children’s health. With appearances on numerous nationally syndicated radio and TV programs, her popularity as a an expert on key issues confronting families has created a strong following across America. Her work with countless families over the years served as the inspiration behind her best-selling books which include Strong Fathers, Strong DaughtersStrong Mothers, Strong Sons and The Ten Habits of Happy Mothers

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Raising a Strong Daughter in a Toxic Culture: 11 Steps to Keep Her Happy, Healthy, and Safe

Meg Meeker has been a pediatrician for more than thirty years, is a mother and a grandmother, and has seen it all. She knows what makes for strong, happy, healthy young women–and what puts our daughters at risk. Combining that experience with her famous common sense, she explains the eleven steps that will help your daughter–whether she’s a toddler or a troubled teen–to achieve her full human potential.

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Newest Release - Episode 1: The Truth About Life!

In this episode, we will tackle tough questions like, “When does life begin?” and “What does the Bible
say about Life?” You’ll discover and understand the stages of pre-born life and that babies are more than
just a clump of cells!

Yes, I Promise to Pray for the Pre-born and Their Moms!

Will you pray for the pre-born and moms that are facing unexpected pregnancies? We will send you a 7-day prayer guide that will help guide you along this journey with us!! You can even choose to receive this great resource by text!