Marriage

The Christian Marriage and Marital Issues We Face.

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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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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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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Marriage, Money, and Teamwork

Today’s blog is from my dear sister in Christ, Debbie Takewell. Debbie is a CPA with a heart for God. I hope you will be blessed by her wisdom, insight, and practical help about marriage, money, and teamwork.   In almost every aspect of marriage, it takes both spouses to get things accomplished, especially if you have children. Most husbands and wives divide and conquer all aspects of running their households to ensure it runs smoothly. This can only be accomplished by communicating with each other. The truth is managing …

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Budget and Discipline

When addressing money in marriage some difficult topics such as budget and discipline are sure to rise to the surface. Watch the interview with Dr. Joneal Kirby and identify your areas of strengths or weaknesses in dealing with money in your marriage and learn practical ways you and your spouse can handle money in your marriage.

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Money in Marriage

Today’s blog post, “Money in Marriage” is from Taylor Draughn, Marriage and Family Therapy Intern. Most married women have argued with their husbands over money and how to manage it at some point in their marriage. I interviewed a couple who have been married for 18 years. Their biggest obstacle they faced and overcame in their marriage is how to manage their money. I asked them basic information to show how different they value money and how they were able to overcome this challenge.

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