Why Two Wives Are Always a Bad Idea

If you’ve ever seen a broken family, then you know how intense and emotional conflict becomes when there are two warring and irreconcilable factions. Now imagine a married man who also has a girlfriend and children with her. Imagine that these women and children despise one another, fight often, and wish the other woman and her … Read more

Make Vacations Great Again

Song of Songs 7:11 (NIV) – Come, my beloved, let us go to the countryside let us spend the night in the villages. Planning a good vacation takes a lot of praying and preparing. The earlier you start planning, the better the odds it will be a blessing and not a curse. As a couple, … Read more

Why You Need to be a Lover and a Friend

Song of Songs 5:16 (NLT) – …my lover, my friend. Friendship between a husband and wife is crucial to a healthy and successful marriage. Too many religious people settle for functional marriages that lack fun. You may love your spouse, but do you LIKE them? Do you enjoy being around them and learning about them? … Read more

Flirting Instead of Fighting

Song of Songs 2:10,15 – My beloved speaks and says to me: “Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away…Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards…” In Song of Songs 2, the woman is making deposits into her relationship by the words she speaks to her beloved. Like a … Read more

Friendship or Love?

Song of Songs 1:4 – How right they are to adore you! As we settle into our marriage and time passes, it’s good to remind ourselves of how and why we fell in love. What was this like for you? For your beloved? As life gets busy with kids, work, and daily activities, it becomes … Read more

What Saved Our Marriage

Song of Songs 1:16a – Behold, you are beautiful, my beloved, truly delightful. Our marriage is strong because of the Bible. My wife Grace and I met and started dating at the age of 17. She was a Christian and I was not. Thankfully, Grace gave me a Bible and by God’s grace, I ended … Read more

How Does Anxiety Affect a Family?

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Growing up in a family, it is common to pass things like colds and flus around. As soon as one … Read more

Do Your Parents Dictate Your Holidays?

Ephesians 5:31 – “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” Enmeshment occurs when a child is so consumed with their family that they cannot differentiate, become an adult, leave their father and mother, and move on with plans for their … Read more

Do Kids Have a Sin Nature?

Ephesians 6:1 – Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. The Bible is clear that young children are supposed to listen to and obey both their mother and father. This is necessary because the world is a dangerous place, children lack wisdom, and God has assigned the parents to protect, train, … Read more

How Does the Holy Spirit Lead Your Children?

Luke 2:40, 50-52 – …the child [Jesus] grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon him…And they did not understand the saying that he spoke to them. And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these … Read more

Is Patriarchy Really a Bad Thing?

Ephesians 5:33 – However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. To speak against covenant marriage and families, progressive culture against the Bible driven by feminism and cultural Marxism speaks against the oppression of “patriarchy”. The dictionary definition of patriarchy is, “a … Read more