The Limitations of “Compatibility” for Marriage

Brad Hambrick

Brad Hambrick

Too often we treat compatibility as it were a noun (something two people share – like a cupcake or eye color) instead of a verb (something two people do – like synchronized swimming or conversing). There is a big, often overlooked, difference between compatibility as a noun and as a verb. Continue reading

Avoiding Assumicide

Judy Dabler

Developing intimacy in marriage requires effort. Making assumptions of one another, without first testing assumptions with questions, damages marital closeness. A commitment to keep working to learn intimacy building skills while remaining open to one’s spouse requires trusting God. Continue reading

Being Beautiful. . . in God’s Eyes

Lilly Park

Lilly Park

The desire to be beautiful may be a common element of human experience, but it’s unfulfilling when it becomes a primary life goal. The world is unrelenting in offering advice and methods, but which one is worth our time and money? As Christians, we need to remember what true beauty is, which can be defined by God alone. Continue reading

Going It Alone (Part 3)

Jennifer McGehee

This is the third of three posts highlighting the difficulties, responsibilities, and encouragements to Christians who are in “unequally yoked” marriages. Today’s post examines the hope and encouragement for the Christian spouse. Continue reading

Going It Alone (Part 1)

Jennifer McGehee

This is the first of three posts highlighting the difficulties, responsibilities, and encouragements to Christians who are in “unequally yoked” marriages. Today’s post examines challenges unique to these marriages. Continue reading

The Journey to Restoring Broken Trust, Part One

Brad Hambrick

Brad Hambrick

In this post, Brad Hambrick describes how couples might work toward restoring their marriage in the aftermath of sexual unfaithfulness. He presents a series of steps that can progressively heal the trauma of broken trust. Join Brad as he lays out a map for this challenging journey… Continue reading