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10 Ideas: Prayers for an Unbelieving Spouse

by June Sims   The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. –James 5:16b After 34 years of marriage, my husband, Lamar, announced that he wanted a divorce….

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A “Miracle” Across the Street

Perhaps you’ve heard people use the phrase, “It’s a God thing.” They’re talking about experiences where they’ve seen God move in the hearts of His people … or answer specific…

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A Spiritual Mismatch—and the God Who Sees

A few weeks ago I found myself with my forehead on my bedroom wall, portable phone to my ear. It was one of those brow-creasing, gut-wrenching, I need wisdom please,…

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Her Husband Wouldn’t Speak to Her—for Three Years

For 20 years, their marriage and family seemed solid. June and Lamar Sims raised their children in church and attended a parenting seminar. But the good life began to change when their…

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Q&A: When Your Husband Loses Interest in God

Even though my husband goes to church every Sunday, his spiritual walk seems to be at a standstill. He doesn’t seem truly interested in God, family, or me. What should…

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Raising Kids in a Spiritually Mismatched Home

Editor’s note: Scripture tells us not to be unequally yoked. But what if you didn’t know that at the time you got married, or didn’t care? Lynn Donovan and Dineen…

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When Dad Doesn’t Believe

by Nancy Sebastian Meyer I shifted my position in the pew, once again wishing that Rich, my husband, would fill the empty seat beside me. Later, when the choir sang “I…

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Do You Have a One-Way Marriage?

I have been married for over 47 years to a man who has centered his life and interests on himself. When he and I were dating, he attended church with…

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