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3 Ways to Move Toward Oneness in Your Marriage

3 Ways to Move Toward Oneness in Your Marriage

Marriage is like a three-legged race; these suggestions will help you cross the finish line in first place.

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Is Marriage a ‘Dying Institution’?

Marriage is facing some big challenges today, but that doesn’t mean we should replace it with something different.

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Is Marriage Just a 'Piece of Paper'?

Is Marriage Just a ‘Piece of Paper’?

A growing number of couples are choosing to avoid marriage altogether.

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Marriage Is Not Our Ultimate Destination

The real ‘happily ever after’

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A Passion for Building Godly Families

Two ordinary couples who are helping change the world.

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Shock Your Spouse and Kids With This Question

Here’s a practical way to revolutionize your relationship with your family. But it requires some risk.

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On the Mountaintop or in the Valley

We found that attending a Weekend to Remember® marriage getaway was a different experience at different points in our lives.

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Building a Marriage That Lasts

Isolation can be defeated if you are willing to make the right choices to build oneness and intimacy.

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Building Your Family With the Right Set of Blueprints

Like the box top of a puzzle, God’s Word provides a necessary picture of what our lives are supposed to look like.

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Do I Deserve Marriage My Way?

Do I Deserve Marriage My Way?

Our selfish nature distorts our view of life and marriage. But God has a different plan.

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The Futility of the 5050 Plan

One the surface, this approach to marriage sounds reasonable, but in the end it won’t work.

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Embracing God’s Purposes for Marriage

Women have the tendency to pursue secondary purposes over God’s primary purpose.

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The ‘Good the Bad and the Ugly’ in Marriage

In recent weeks I’ve been talking about why marriage is important in an age when an increasing number of couples are choosing to live together but not get married. I…

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5 Essentials for a Thriving Marriage

5 Essentials for a Thriving Marriage

Take a few minutes to evaluate how you can improve your marriage relationship.

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Giving Up My Independence

The uncomplicated yet difficult path to oneness in marriage.

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Improve Your Marriage by Being Worse Parents

Parents often put their marriage relationship on the back burner. These four principles will help you balance working on your marriage while attempting to raise children.

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God’s Purposes for Marriage

The uncomplicated yet difficult path to oneness in marriage.

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How Should We Define Marriage Today?

How Should We Define Marriage Today

We live in a culture that often sees marriage differently than the Bible does.

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8 Keys to a Successful Marriage

8 Keys to a Successful Marriage

Looking back, it was easy for us to fall in love. But staying in love, well … that takes hard work.

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Are You Settling for Artificial Intimacy?

Are You Settling for Artificial Intimacy?

A good marriage isn’t something you find; it’s something you make. And you have to keep on making it.

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When Strangers Observe Your Relationship, What Do They See?

On a recent business trip I saw two couples who stand out in my memory. The first couple sat down by me at a restaurant table at the airport. “Why…

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8 Decisions That Will Define Your Marriage

8 Decisions That Will Define Your Marriage

How we answered these questions set the direction and foundation for our married life.

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Why the 50/50 Plan Won’t Work in Marriage

If you’re keeping score in your marriage, you’re in trouble.

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Marriage Requires Humility

Marriage Requires Humility

Every day, the world bombards you with messages of power, independence, and control. Jesus tells you the opposite: Die to yourself.

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8 Lies That Destroy Marriage

8 Lies That Destroy Marriage

Every wrong behavior begins with believing a lie.

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secrets to matrimonial friendship

Secrets to Matrimonial Friendship

If friendship has grown cold in your marriage, or was never given an opportunity to develop in the first place, these suggestions can help you change that.

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With Humility of Mind

The best place for us to practice being “servants of all” is in the home.

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Why We Need Marriage

In an age when so many question the need for marriage, it’s helpful to remind ourselves why this was the first institution God created.

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When Everything Is About Me! Me! Me!

In my effort to build a lasting marriage, I’ve realized I face a never-ending battle against my natural sinfulness and selfishness.

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the foundation of a oneness marriage

The Foundation of a ‘Oneness Marriage’

God has given us divine blueprints that offer hope, direction, and purpose for marriage.

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