Husband Appreciation & Loving Our Husbands

Husband Appreciation

Husband appreciation is an important part of loving our husbands. Appreciation is such a vital element of a healthy life. Sometimes our tendency is to focus on the bad rather than the good. But the truth is that we benefit when we have a grateful attitude. Recently I read an article in Psychology Today that talked about multiple studies done related to gratitude and grateful people.

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Loving Our Husbands By Encouraging Our Husbands  

encouraging our husbands

Encouraging our husbands is a very important part of loving our husbands and is often counter culture. Women are not always known for building their husbands up but that is exactly what a biblical wife is called to do.   Titus 2:3-4 tells us to love our husbands. The past two blog posts have been based on loving our husbands by respecting them. Today we take this topic a step further and discuss encouraging our husbands.   April Rodgers and I did a CounterCulture Women’s video series based on loving …

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How to Create a Selfless Marriage

selfless marriage

I immediately knew Creating A Selfless Marriage was my topic when my mom asked me about writing a blog about CounterCulture Women in regards to marriage.  The fact is that our culture’s focus is on “what can I get out of it”. We live in a self-centered culture that expects everyone to only be looking out for you.   A selfless marriage is biblical and fulfills our call to be the living sacrifice. Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a …

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Loving Our Husband: Respecting Our Husband

Respect Our Husbands

Titus 2:4 speaks to women about loving their husbands. Paul tells us that loving our husbands is an important part of practically living out our faith.   That they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children. Titus 2:4   Ephesians 5 focuses on the marriage relationship and the very last words spoken in relation to the marriage are to wives in Ephesians 5:33 where it says, “let the wife see that she respects her husband.” Respect is a feeling of deep admiration. Showing our husbands …

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Do You Want To Be A Wife Who Prays For Your Husband?

Pray for your husband

I know the answer to my question, “Do you want to be a wife who prays for your husband?” The answer is “Yes, I want to pray for my husband” or you would have never read this far. I am like you, I want to be a wife who prays for my husband. We should be the one person our husband can count on to pray for him. So dear sister, I want to encourage you to pray for your husband, because he needs it.   He has so many …

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What Hopeless Situation Are You Facing Today?

hopeless

Hope is a precious and rare treasure in the world today. It seems people are living without hope in so many ways. The darkness of this world has impacted our belief system. The spiritual enemy of our soul has deceived us and made us place our hope in things that are sure to fail us. And they do leaving us in a hopeless state.   You are not hopeless!     A believer in Christ, should never be hopeless or without hope. A believer in Christ should be like Christ …

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If Only My Husband Knew

I have been given a wonderful, yet unique and somewhat scary opportunity to speak at a men’s retreat about marriage. I guess you could say they are sending me in to be a voice for their wives. Some how I am supposed to step in to a room full of men and give them something that makes a difference in their marriage and helps them understand their wife. Wow! Is that ever a task!   I am honored they asked and excited that a significant part of their retreat is …

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Do You Need Tips In Ministry Team Building

Team building is an important aspect of getting started in ministry. The past 10 blogs focused on getting a ministry started whether, a church based ministry or a ministry outside the walls of the church building. My personal experience comes from both dynamics. I served as a volunteer women’s ministry director and as a church staff women’s minister. I also developed a women’s ministry outside the traditional church organization, OnFire Ministries. Either way, I serve churches and women in churches, and I love it!   One common link between a …

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Planning Requires Dreaming, Then You Narrow the Focus

Narrow the focus is your last step of preparation for your first step of planning in ministry. So far, we covered 8 steps of getting started in ministry and we haven’t even left the starting position. Following these steps plus today’s step gives clarity and confidence as we move forward in getting your ministry started.   Yes, it seems like a lot of preliminary stuff to go through. However,  you will be glad you took the time when you are not floundering with what is the next thing.   In …

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