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7 STRATEGIES FOR RELATING TO IN-LAWS AND BUILDING A STRONG MARRIAGE

Communication

Together, you and your spouse can face in-law issues and use healthy strategies that will foster peace in your marriage.

June 3, 2022

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DOES LIVING TOGETHER BUILD A STRONGER MARRIAGE?

Love & Intimacy

Many people mistakenly believe that living together is an effective way to test a potential marriage. But is cohabitation really a smart move for couples interested in a healthy, lasting marriage?

April 26, 2022

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MEANINGFUL TOUCH IN MARRIAGE

Love & Intimacy

The same need for meaningful touching we see with our children is equally important in a marriage.

March 7, 2022

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WHAT CHERISHING YOUR SPOUSE REALLY MEANS

Love & Intimacy

For 20 years, I had loved my wife — serving, sacrificing, persevering. But I had conveniently forgotten to consider what it meant to cherish her. To do that, I had to figure out what cherishing meant.

March 2, 2022

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FORMULA FOR AN ACTUALLY AMAZING LOVE STORY

Love & Intimacy

Every popular romance story portrays a loving bond so special it comes just once in a lifetime. How can you ensure that your own romance has a lifetime filled with those happy-ever-after endings?

February 18, 2022

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BEING THE BEST SPOUSE YOU CAN BE

Love & Intimacy

When you choose to be affirming, encouraging and giving, you stimulate positive emotions in your spouse. Couples who understand this learn how to make love, not just have sex.

January 18, 2022

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LAUGH TOGETHER AS A COUPLE

Love & Intimacy

A simple way to keep your marriage fresh and fun — take every opportunity to share laughter-filled moments with your spouse

December 31, 2021

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MARRIAGE: A TIMELESS TREASURE

Love & Intimacy

All Christians are called to preserve the God-ordained institution of marriage and share with their neighbors its benefits and His ultimate reasons for it.

December 7, 2021

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HELPING TEENS DRAW SEXUAL BOUNDARIES

Children

How do I help my teenager know where to “draw the line” physically in relationships with the opposite sex? How far is too far?

November 22, 2021

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THE TRUTH ABOUT EMOTIONAL AFFAIRS

Infidelity

Emotional affairs venture into dangerous territory. They may not lead to physical involvement, but can still devastate marriages.

November 7, 2021

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THE GRIEF OF INFERTILITY

Love & Intimacy

Grief is a real part of infertility. It may be heightened in miscarriages or stillbirths, but it is just as real when a couple cannot conceive.

August 13, 2021

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LISTENING IS THE FIRST STEP TO CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN L.U.V.E.

Love & Intimacy

True listening requires you to be fully present — clearly and intentionally focused on your spouse. Intent focus shows that your whole heart, soul, mind and body are present.

July 27, 2021

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WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF INTIMACY?

Love & Intimacy

What is intimacy? What is the definition of intimacy? Sometimes people will do just about anything to get close to someone they find interesting, intriguing or just plain irresistible. Is that being intimate?

July 1, 2021

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INTIMACY — A PERFECT 10 MARRIAGE MEDITATION

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Intimacy is a lifelong invitation to let your spouse get to know the “real you” — your hopes, dreams, fears and secrets.

March 5, 2021

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SEX IS ABOUT UNION

Love & Intimacy

 

 

The union between a husband and wife is ultimately beautiful because it too stands as a picture of the union between Christ and the church.

December 28, 2020

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WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF INTIMACY? WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE INTIMATE?

Love & Intimacy

 

 

What is intimacy? What is the definition of intimacy? Sometimes people will do just about anything to get close to someone they find interesting, intriguing or just plain irresistible. Is that being intimate?

December 28, 2020

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR HUSBAND’S SEXUAL NEEDS

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Time and culture have changed the venues of expression, yet the power of a man’s sex drive has remained a constant force of both intimacy and destruction.

December 28, 2020

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GOD’S DESIGN FOR SEX AND WHY IT MATTERS

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Learn how to share Jesus’ love with those who’ve experienced the pain of sexual brokenness! Slattery places our sexuality in the broader context of God’s heart and work for us on earth; offers a framework for seeing the whole picture instead of focusing on one problem; and provides practical steps to implementing sexual discipleship.

December 28, 2020

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THE GLORIOUS STORY OF SEXUALITY

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Christians have a far more beautiful story to tell about the glorious nature of human sexuality than most imagine.

December 28, 2020

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THE POWER OF SEXUAL THOUGHTS

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Teen guys will learn about abstinence, the difference between love and infatuation and the effects of sexual intimacy outside of marriage, as well as the regrets of a guy who got involved in pornography.

December 28, 2020

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IT’S ABOUT TIME: BUILDING THE CORE OF YOUR MARRIAGE

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Busyness is the enemy of marriage. Restoring intimacy to marriage requires an intentional effort to spend time communicating openly and empathically with one another.

December 28, 2020

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IS OUR MARRIAGE READY FOR A BABY?

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Before, you were a couple. Now you’re “Mom” and “Dad.” How can you and your spouse prepare your relationship for some of parenthood’s unique challenges?

December 28, 2020

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BAGGAGE IN THE BEDROOM

Love & Intimacy

 

 

True healing occurs when sexual baggage is no longer ignored but is understood and integrated into the larger truths of who you are and who God is.

December 28, 2020

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ARE WE FALLING OUT OF LOVE?

Love & Intimacy

 

 

Sustaining the emotional excitement of romance can be difficult at best.

December 28, 2020