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  • Giving Your Spouse the Gift of Self-Care

    January 25, 2021 by

    By Suzanne Gosselin Self-care is an act of stewardship, or caring well for the life God has given you. Rightly understood, self-care in marriage becomes a gift to your spouse. Like many couples, my husband, Kevin, and I are busy. Between work, raising four children, and myriad extracurricular activities, we can find ourselves with full… Read more

  • Conversations Between Parents and Teenagers by Susan Oh Cha

    January 20, 2021 by

    Preparing to converse: at baseline If you’re a parent, you might recognize the following scripts: Parent: How was your day? Teen: Fine (as he walks off to his room). Parent: Who are you texting? Teen: No one (as she continues to look down and type). Parent: (After observing her teen chatting online for quite some… Read more

  • Struggling in Marriage With a Child Who Has Special Needs

    January 18, 2021 by

    By Troy Griepentrog Lots of couples can’t cope with the stress of having a child with special needs and they eventually divorce. Here’s some guidance on how to make a marriage strong enough to last. Brian and Treshia were in their early 40s when they discovered they were expecting their fourth child. When their OB-GYN… Read more

  • Time Together — A Perfect 10 Marriage Meditation

    December 28, 2020 by

    By Bill Arbuckle There is no secret formula to a lifelong love. It takes commitment. It takes work. And it takes time. Time spent together. Getting Started Read today’s marriage devotion. Share today’s question with your spouse. Today’s Video Today’s Devotion On a scale of one to 10 — with 10 being the highest — where… Read more

  • The Other Home: When Kids Change Their Minds

    December 25, 2020 by

    By Tez Brooks How one couple trusted God when their teenager decided to live with the other parent When Christine and I got married, she already loved my teen daughter, Sarah. Although Sarah lived with my ex-wife, she and Christine spent plenty of time with each other. We were her other home. But just a few… Read more

  • Finding Strength in Your Differences

    December 21, 2020 by

    By Ashley Durand If you find yourself married to your opposite, rejoice! You have access to a whole new set of skills and strengths that can make life a whole lot more well-rounded. Recently my husband, Jon, and I were outside with our little son drawing with sidewalk chalk. I was drawing lots of colorful… Read more

  • Help Your Kids Love People of Different Cultures

    December 18, 2020 by

    By Dr. David Ireland One of the greatest legacies you can leave your children is the gift of cross-cultural confidence and competency. The journey will not only transform their hopes and goals, but the way they live and love. How do you teach your kids to love people of different cultures and races? This undertaking… Read more

  • Marriage Meditation — Growing Together as a Couple Is Like Growing a Garden

    December 14, 2020 by

    By Bill Arbuckle Growing together as a couple is like growing a garden. Your spouse and your relationship need daily encouragement. Getting Started Read today’s marriage devotion. Share today’s question with your spouse. Today’s Video Today’s Devotion On a scale of one to 10 — with 10 being the highest — where do you rate your… Read more

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