Advent means “arrival”. The Christian tradition of advent is meant to focus our hearts and minds on the weight of God’s intervention in the world through Jesus Christ.
The most wonderful time of the year can be the most stressful time of the year. Both Thanksgiving and Christmas tend to bring with them increased demands on your time, energy, and money that also increase opportunities for conflict between you and your spouse.
Time is a limited resource, so how you use it matters. Are you using your time to pour into your relationships—especially your marriage? Here’s how to intentionally do that each day.
I believe the Bible is also clear: married couples should be having sex. I also believe that the Bible presents at least four different kinds of sex married couples should be experiencing.
The Bible is much more focused on “to-be” lists than “to-do” lists, but throughout the Bible there are a variety of “to-dos” for Christians concerning how we treat each other.
If you’re in a funk lately, or you’re wondering ‘What is up with my spouse,’ chances are that something has changed and you’re experiencing its effects. Maybe it’s just how they feel that’s changed, or maybe something legitimate is different.
This may make me unpopular with brides and their mothers, but much of what couples do to prepare for their wedding day doesn’t really matter in the grand scheme of things. At least, it doesn’t prepare them for an extraordinary marriage. So let me give you two things that can actually prepare for your wedding day and an extraordinary marriage.
One of my greatest honors is being asked to officiate a wedding. When a man and woman come together to make a commitment, something special happens.
Despite all the encouragement of dreams and romance, you can still become bored. How? Two things, you’re either living life too fast or too slow. The pace of your marriage is crucial in creating excellence.