Save Sex for the Honeymoon
There are benefits to abstaining from sex while engaged. Here are five reasons to say “I won’t” until you say “I do.”
When to Call It Off Before the Big Day
Marriage is a big deal. It makes sense to work through the hard questions together so you’re equipped to keep the lifetime commitment you’re about to make.
What I Wish for Jeff Bezos and Tim Tebow
Despite their differing marriage scenarios, my prayer for both the Bezos and Tebows is the same: a happy ending
6 Ways to Make Yourself ‘Marry-able’
In these days it takes an intentional effort to arrive at marriage with optimal spiritual, relational, and emotional health.
A Marriage Struck by Lightning
When Ryan and Sarah were jolted by forces out of their control, they saw God transform the circumstances into good.
Proposal Stories to Remember
When I asked my coworkers about how they got engaged, I discovered some proposals that put a smile on my face.
Afraid of Commitment?
The story of two people who realized that commitment to one another is grounded in surrender to Jesus Christ.
Are You Preparing for a Wedding or for a Marriage?
A wedding is not the completion of engagement but the beginning of a new life.
Sabrina’s Wedding: The Covenant
October 2003 Editor’s Note: This is the final article in a three-part series. You can read part one here and part two here. Our wedding day couldn’t have been more beautiful. The sun was shining, and the breeze was cool. My first waking moments were serene. “It’s my wedding day,” I thought as I enjoyed […]
Still Looking for Prince Charming
If you want a truly “happily ever after” ending, you need to look for love the wise way
Stopping the Cycle Entering Marriage as a Child of Divorce
So you’re getting married! Congratulations! According to the latest research, if you are under the age of 30, there is a 58% chance that you are entering your marriage as a child of divorce. Do you fall into this category? If you’re wondering what on earth that has to do with the fact that you […]
Surviving ‘Engagement Season’ as a Single 20-Something
If you’re anything like me, you dread the feelings this season brings.
Wondering If God Will Give Me a Husband
I have come to see that I must think about my singleness in terms of a space for growth toward Christlikeness.
The Big Fat Cheap Wedding
Many couples today view the wedding as a celebration of what they’ve attained rather than a commitment to spending their lives together.
What Makes an Unforgettable Wedding?
Why is God so often absent from our ceremonies, except as a token prayer or Scripture reading?
How to Make a Marriage
There is a false and harmful notion that a good relationship is something you find, when in fact it is something you make.
The Ring Makes All the Difference
Marriage builds a relationship like no other. Don’t settle for less.
Equipping Couples for Lifelong Love
Bill and Geri Masuzzo are committed to helping engaged couples learn how to be married.
Father of the Bride
In my mind Bethany is still that little girl who was born with a dimple on her right cheek–just like mine.
Father of the Bride Part II
The heart of a wedding is really a simple ceremony in which a man and woman pledge their lives to each other.
The Soul Mate Fantasy
A soul mate isn’t someone you discover; it’s someone you intentionally and prayerfully become.
Father of the Bride The Final Chapter
Little else occupied my mind in the weeks leading up to my youngest daughter’s wedding
The Wedding of Rebecca Jean Joy SusieQ Rainey
Notes from the day my daughter, Rebecca, married Jake Mutz
5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Marriage
Even after all the preparation Merry and I had for marriage, there are some important things that we did not fully understand.
Preparing Couples for Marriage and for Life
Whatever you say about the state of marriage today, one thing is sure: Most people get married at some point in their lives. I’ve found that the period before the wedding is a key time for the church to connect with these couples. Think about it: They usually need a pastor to perform the ceremony, and they want to […]
Preparing Your Children for Marriage
We spend weeks training our dogs how to sit and heel, yet, when it comes to marriage, we leave our children to fend for themselves.
Ashley and Michael’s Covenant
I saw God’s plan for marriage first hand as I walked my daughter down the aisle.