John Hazelwood (an Engagement Officer with Communio) and Pat Hazelwood, founding directors of Yes! Marriage Works, look at what happens when unexpected (and expected) changes threaten to disrupt a missionary couple’s marriage.
Evangelicals share something in common with every other branch of conservative Christianity. They hold to a simple view of sex outside of marriage, rooted in many centuries of historical teaching and what appear to be the plain teachings of the Bible, especially the New Testament—don’t.
Those who see matrimony as a mere technology are missing something.
Many of us struggle with regulating (or managing) emotions. Looking inward and taking stock of our emotional regulation skills is critical to maintaining healthy adult relationships.
Though many young adults may believe this, nothing could be farther from the truth. In many respects, marriage is more important – especially for children – than it has ever been before.
I believe we are called to “be strong and courageous” in our marriages. And there are some practical ways we can work together with God to build them up.
American fathers are spending more time per week with their children – especially college-educated and married dads.
Courtship requires work — and clarification. A good man knows she’s worth the work. A good woman knows this too, which brings clarity to the relationship. Ends determine methods.
Erika Blumrich knew about Red Bird Ministries, a Catholic ministry for grieving parents. But she never thought she’d need it. Then, when she was 15 weeks pregnant with her third son, she miscarried.
At its heart, walking through a marriage crisis with your friend is just like walking through the rest of life with that friend, it’s just another phase of life that the two of you share.