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March 16, 2018

So…. we know already that we're to treat our spouse with kindness, love and respect.  We know that doing those things will greatly increase the chances of having a successful relationship and avoid all kinds of drama and hurts in the process.  By doing so, we also fulf...

December 19, 2017

More than just another Marriage Conference! Marriage in Motion, MarriageToday and Openwater Church come together to bring you the largest marriage conference ever, XO 2018.
 

Join Herb and Kris Marlowe along with their friends Jimmy and Karen Evans, Max Lucado, Craig Gr...

November 6, 2017

Why do you get upset? Is it because of social injustices against others, unfair treatment in work situations, or do you feel you are the only one who really gets it?

That was me for years and I still struggle with that "stinkin' thinkin'". The truth is, I am not the o...

October 5, 2017

If you walk backwards, you will trip on what’s in front of you.

I just finished a morning devotional that cautioned about spending too much time looking at your past. Sure it’s good to look back and see where God has delivered you from. The problem comes when we stay...

September 27, 2017

I'm afraid people won't like me if they really know who I am!

Have you ever felt that way? We put on a mask of what we think people want to see. There are two things wrong with that:

1) God gave us our story. Whatever you have been through has made you who you are. Y...

July 26, 2017

Did you ever respond to your spouse in a snappy way and realize, as the words were coming out, that you were wrong? It happens all the time to me. My wife tries to help me by offering good advice about directions or how to fix something.

My unhealthy response is to snap...

May 26, 2017

Free health improvement plan! Did you know that anger increases your risk of having a heart attack, or stroke? Anger is also linked with anxiety. So today I want to offer some life changing information to help you not only live happier but reduce your risk of heart att...

May 18, 2017

Is your marriage fearfully and wonderfully unique?  There is an unhealthy idea floating around the church that the ideal couple should be a certain way.  Many of us, including me and my wife, were made to feel like we couldn't be used by God because we didn't fit the m...

May 17, 2017

Are you looking for a superhero instead of a spouse?  If you're like me you sometimes struggle with feeling loved and look to the one you think should meet all those needs just in the nick of time.  Have you ever expected your spouse to know when you had a bad day or u...

April 17, 2017

Our final installment in this Active Listening series deals with using “I” messages, and a method known as “Redirecting”.

By using “I” in your statements, you direct focus back to the problem and not to the person you are listening to. An “I-message” lets you share wi...

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