A couple that loves well will often extend that love to their children, their neighbors and the passersby with whom they share their world. As iron sharpens iron, these loving couples push each other to be better members of their community.
Serving together with your Spouse
Joyless people are miserable people. They haven’t tasted and seen that the Lord is good. They haven’t yet learned that it’s through our times of suffering that the Lord often does his best work. I have been in a joyless place, and chances are you have, too.
Building a shared spiritual relationship can feel like a roller coaster ride. But Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley have discovered three key experiences to help strengthen a couple’s spiritual connection.
We’re called to serve, whether it’s feeding the poor, caring for the sick or teaching children. When you and your spouse answer this call together, you can discover new opportunities to enrich your marriage.
As we grow more aware of His love, we are empowered to love others with His love. Our spouse can be the recipient of our love and good works, as well as the one who encourages us to persevere in it.
The term “empty nest” evokes an array of reactions. Some couples wonder about the future of their marriage after the kids move out. But you can grow closer to your spouse and the Lord during this time.
Most husbands share a certain set of needs and desires. Some of your husband’s needs may surprise you, but you can learn how to move beyond your expectations to build a marriage that goes the distance.
To reach the newborn King, the wise men may have journeyed nearly 1,000 miles across sweltering deserts. But when they found Jesus, they experienced the joy of His presence. Are others drawn to the Lord because they see His joy in us?
From the football fields to the sweet potato fields, Jason Brown talks candidly about God’s directive for him to quit the NFL and farm for the poor in North Carolina.
Collaborating with our spouse in spiritual disciplines can strengthen our walk with Christ, as well as strengthen our marriage.