Thanksgiving Day 2009 is forever etched in the mind of Lauren Chandler.
A marriage marked by unshakeable commitment is a beautiful picture of Christ's relationship with the church.
You may not understand why God allows you to experience sorrow or hardship, but you can cling to the truth of His Word.
After Brian Birdwell was injured in the attack on the Pentagon, he faced a long road to recovery, with the help of his wife, Mel.
Emotional and spiritual recovery involved several key spiritual decisions.
How many times has God used catastrophes in our lives to redirect us from a path of self-destruction?
Seven ways a wife can show her support.
Whatever circumstance in your life you are facing that requires perseverance, find the will to keep going.
I realized that by lying in bed, sick and unable to accomplish anything, I was actually achieving what I wanted most.
Four lessons we can learn from the life of Job.
The advice that initially angered me eventually turned my woe to worship.
The loss of our first baby taught my husband and me some powerful spiritual lessons.
Suffering has certainly not been a stranger to the Rainey family.
Diana Green felt like she had a new husband after Floyd suffered a brain injury.
Facing the trials and sufferings of life.
How do you explain the concept of marriage to a husband who doesn’t remember you and doesn’t even know what marriage is?
A marriage has to face big adjustments when a health issue threatens a spouse.
Adversity is a tough teacher.
With your patience and understanding and God's help, it is possible for your spouse to return to normal and healthy sexual and emotional function.
Caring for Joe’s mother was a challenging addition to the other pressures in our family.
Circumstances, events, and problems may not always appear to be "fair," but they come from our loving Father. And He can be trusted.
It’s a strange feeling to spend a day wondering if you’re at the end of your life.
When you’re on the other side looking back, how do you want to have handled it?
Five reasons we must face affliction.
Barbara and I learned that without a plan and the inner resources to move through problems, a marriage will flounder.
Trials, problems, and even calamities are a normal part of life.
Dennis and Barbara Rainey tell about recent life "storms" they've experienced, both literal and figurative.
Are all conflicts created equal? Not necessarily, especially if you’re in a toxic relationship, according to Christian counselor Leslie Vernick.
Are you in an emotionally destructive relationship? Would you know if you were?
Gary Oliver and his wife, Carrie, were praying their way through a diagnosis of cancer when their 23-year-old son, Matt, took his own life.
Gary shares some practical advice for couples walking through similar trials, and encourages them to hold onto Christ by faith, believing that He cares for them.
Gary Oliver fondly reminisces about his early days of marriage to his wife, Carrie, and talks about the unwelcome guest – cancer, that showed up in their 24th year of matrimony.
Andy and Nikki, directors of FamilyLife New Zealand, realize their marriage and family are a miracle from God.
Sickness and other crises brought financial distress to Susie Larson and her husband.
A high-risk pregnancy and Lyme Disease were burdens Susie Larson and her husband had to carry for each other during different seasons of their marriage.
Could it be that the suffering you're experiencing today is really benefiting you in the long run?
Dennis Rainey tells how the storms of life can draw a couple closer together instead of blowing them apart.
How can the cycle be broken? Isn't divorce the answer?
Learn how to identify the build-up, blow-up, and make-up phases of an abusive relationship.
How can one identify a potential abuser before marrying him? What are the signs?
Just how prevalent is domestic abuse in our culture? What about in the church?
Ten years into the marriage, Nancy decided it was time to leave the abuse routinely initiated by her husband.
Nancy Murphy talks about the cycle of abuse many women endure and the fear and anger that often triggers the violence.
Nancy Murphy talks about the domestic abuse she endured at the hands of her former husband.