How To Know You Married The Right Person. A couple years after my wedding day, I headed out of town for a work event. As I walked into the meeting room, I stopped so quickly the person behind me just about ran into me. There sitting on a chair was James, my college ex-boyfriend. … Read more5 Signs You Married the Right Person
Why Your Husband Needs You Dear Wife, In a practical sense, you and your husband are a team. Yes, he needs your help around the house, just as you need his. Yes, he needs your help with the kids. And I’m sure there have been plenty of moments when you’ve silently wondered, “What on earth would … Read more3 Reasons Why Your Husband Really Needs You
A gay war hero from World War II is chemically castrated, leading to his suicide (The Imitation Game). A convent schoolgirl falls pregnant, so the nuns have her child adopted, which breaks her heart (Philomena). Gay activists against social injustice are victimised by straight society, but show generosity to others (Milk, Pride). Journalists … Read moreThree Lies about Christianity and sexuality
Being single may sound trivial to some, but for me (and probably many others) it’s a real storm. We live in an age obsessed with romantic love. Even the hyper-sexualized secular world is still running after wedding bells and the happily ever after. There is something deeply ingrained in our human nature that craves … Read moreWaiting on the Lord in Singleness
“But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.” (Psalm 68:3) Hey, guess what? Your marriage can be MORE FUN! You can discover Psalm 68:3 firsthand–be glad, rejoice before God, and be happy and joyful—just by hanging out with your spouse. Don’t believe it? This week, try these … Read more6 Ways to Make Memories with your Spouse When You’ve Been Married a Long Time
Online Flirting: Harmless or a Marriage Killer? “I can’t believe I slipped up again,” a woman said tearfully to me, recounting how she had begun flirting in a chat room again, to her own dismay and the fury of her husband. Lydia is 40-year-old woman who works at a mortgage company in the heart of … Read moreOnline Flirting: Harmless or a Marriage Killer?
Sometimes I think people outside the faith think we’re nuts. We take a topic, like attraction and lust, and draw an imaginary line in the sand. Then, we criticize those who cross it even if they had no idea it was even there. We somehow justify it by whatever additional regulations we put on … Read moreIs There a Difference between Noticing Someone is Attractive and Lust?
5 Signs You’re Forcing Your Religion (or Atheism) on Your Kids 1. You encourage them to have a blind faith, whether you realize it or not. A blind faith is one where a person accepts certain beliefs without question. I’m pretty sure that if you asked most Christian parents if they want their kids to … Read more5 Signs You’re Forcing Your Religion (or Atheism) on Your Kids…and 5 Signs You’re Not
I have mentioned before that just as a woman desires to feel loved, men equally desire to feel respected. Respect, in all forms, speaks volumes to men and often results in them feeling worthy of their wife’s affections. As you can imagine, talking about this with my husband stirred up some really important conversations between the two … Read more10 Ways a Wife Disrespects Her Husband (without Even Realizing It)
RCCG Sunday School Student Manual 20th January 2019. This manual is used in Sunday School Classes in the RCCG. In This post, you will see: Memory Verse For RCCG Sunday School Student Manual For Sunday, 20th January,2019. Bible Passage/Scripture References for RCCG Sunday School Student Manual For Sunday, 20th January,2019. Lesson Outlines, Questions RCCG Sunday … Read moreRCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL 20 JANUARY 2019 LESSON 21 – SUCCESSFUL PARENTING
Encouraging Family scriptures Family is Forever The holiday season is almost here. A time when most families come together and see one another; eat, talk, and maybe have some disagreements. I know that these times can be stressful and families have a past. Jesus has shown us, however, that we should love no matter what. Love … Read moreEncouraging Family scriptures to keep your family together
5 Steps to Reset after a Marriage Meltdown / Conflict. End Meltdown in Your Relationship! Are you tired of taking the brawl ride overnight or longer? Then read and follow these five tips to help you bounce back after any meltdown in your marriage. We’ve all been there, done that. We’ve had a marital meltdown … Read more5 Proven Steps To Get Back Easily After A Relationship Meltdown
Three Strategies You Must Adopt To Avoid A Fight in Your Relationship. These 3 strategies are proven over time to be a helpful one to help you avoid any kind of fight or argument in your relation. Please take your time to study and adopt them. Hal and Karen shared their story as they began … Read more3 Unavoidable Strategies to Avoid a Fight In Any Relationship
When You Fall Out Of Money, She will Fall Out of Love Folu Adeboye advises single and married youths on crucial topic: marriage. Pastor Foluke Adeboye, wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, has given marital advice to people who are looking forward to getting married. … Read moreWhen You Fall Out Of Money, She will Fall Out of Love – (Mummy G O) Folu Adeboye
KEYS TO FAMILY INCREASE. Anything God cannot handle, forget it; no man can. Do you know that there is a life of increase in God? I am talking about increase in every area of your life and family – home, finances, business. Are you longing to experience this in your family life? Then come along … Read moreKEYS TO FAMILY INCREASE – Faith Oyedepo
Love: A Principal Ingredient in Marriage (2). Love is the cement that holds the marriage union together. If you are not in love with your spouse, there is nothing to bind the relationship together. Marriage is one of God’s most wonderful gifts to mankind. It is a treasure worth working on, cherishing and sustaining. His … Read moreLove: A Principal Ingredient in Marriage
Prayer is the key! No matter how strong you are, you only gets stronger by prayer, and if you are weak, prayer will help you gain the strength you have lost. before you kick start and jump into the hectic day, we have selected top ten helpful prayers to start your day. 10 helpful … Read more10 Inspired Morning Prayers To Start Your Day
The Biggest Threat To Your Marriage. What is the major threat to your marriage? Is there any?. Read on to find out. When we begin our life together, we sometimes imagine that the right choices will be obvious. Enemies of our relationship will loom large and ugly in the distance, and opportunities to express our … Read moreThe Biggest (and Most Surprising) Threat to Your Marriage
[nextpage title=”read” ] Dear Divorced Christian, That term still stings, doesn’t it? It seems as if people everywhere want you to wear a large, scarlet letter “D” around your neck. Every form you complete asks if you are divorced or widowed, not just single or married. You are often scorned by the church because of … Read more3 Beautiful Truths Every Divorced Christian Needs to Know
Have you ever felt terribly alone when trying to heal your marriage? Perhaps it is because your mate has made clear they are not interested in working on your marriage, or perhaps you’ve even felt alone with your marriage counselor. While marriage counselors don’t have a magic wand, you should have a positive experience. To … Read more4 Things You Should Expect from Your Marriage Counselor
TRANSCRIPT OF THE TEACHING DELIVERED BY MOST REV. MICHAEL BRUCE CURRY AT PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE’S WEDDING. THE POWER OF LOVE The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, delivered the address titled “The Power of Love” at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding Saturday at St. … Read more“The Power of Love” : Transcript of Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry’s Sermon At Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding
“Wives, submit to your own husbands as you do to the Lord” (Ephesians 5:22). For many, it’s a troubling or ludicrous command. Cynics quote this verse to prove that the Bible is archaic and irrelevant. A biblically illiterate Neanderthal quotes this verse to keep his wife in a subservient role, insisting her opinion has no … Read moreWhy Wives Must Read the Context of Ephesians 5:22
Women and Sexual Temptation: How Females Can Deal With Lust. This post addresses various sexual temptations women are exposed to and how to find help when need arises. Women feel the same way men do!. For as long as I’ve been in church, I’ve known that sexual sin is a guy’s struggle. Lust, sexual fantasies, … Read moreHow women can deal with lustful desires and Overcome Sexual Temptation
Did you have sex before marriage with your husband-to-be––or with someone else? It has been estimated that 40 percent of professing Christians engaged in sex before marriage––even though they knew it was in disobedience to God’s command. With this statistic in mind, it would be naive of me to assume that the majority of … Read moreSex before Marriage: What to Do When You Can’t Shake the Guilt
There are a lot of myths out there about a pastor and his family, so what are some of the myths some people believe? This article has been published to What Christian Wants To Know. Sermons Come Easy I was speaking with our deacon the other day about what he goes through in sermon preparation … Read moreSome Myths About Pastors – Eye opener
Faith Oyedepo testifies about her challenges with Bishop Oyedepo in their early days in ministry. Marriage is never a bed of roses. I have always wondered how the wife of very occupied man of God like David Oyedepo manages. Would there ever be anytime for romance? Well, fill the list… Read Pastor Faith Oyedepo experiences … Read more#Shiloh2017 : Faith Oyedepo addresses Marital Challenges with Bishop Oyedepo
When was the last time someone looked down at their smartphone while you were talking to them? You were “phubbed”—snubbed by someone who chose to turn their attention to their phone. Phubbing happens, but it isn’t a kind way to treat someone. God has called us to a much higher standard of love and respect … Read morePhubbing – A bad way to treat someone
I was done. Finito. Tapped out. I felt like a single parent. When my husband wasn’t traveling for work, he was at work. I was already raising the kids and doing life by myself. I felt like he was only a paycheck. It wouldn’t make much difference if he physically brought it home or … Read moreThe Day I Almost Walked Out on My Marriage
It may come as a bit of a surprise to some people that even if a member of your immediate family carries an organ donor card, or is registered to donate his/her organs on death, you and your family could still refuse to let any organs be removed for donation if he/she were to suddenly … Read moreWhy should families have a say in organ retrieval?
This weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to speak at the ReTHINK Student Apologetics Conference (there are more of these conferences coming—be sure to check out the link and learn about them!). I always enjoy talking to parents after speaking and this weekend was no exception. One thing I realized this time was that at … Read more10 Things to Say When Your Child Says They Don’t Believe in God Anymore
As a parent, you pray for your daughter often. After all, you desire the best for her. What about the man she married? Are you praying for him? When a man, whether young or more mature, saunters into your daughter’s life and whisks her across the beautiful threshold of marriage, you have the privilege of … Read more10 Areas of Your Son-in-Law’s Life That Need Your Prayers
There’s an idea fairly common in our culture about the woman’s mind. Television shows, magazines, movies, and songs make reference to this great unknown–what does a woman want? What is she thinking? Men seem perplexed by the complexities of our spaghetti minds. You’ve heard that term, right? Men’s minds are like waffles; compartmentalizing thoughts … Read more10 Things Your Wife Wishes You Would Say
My husband and I waited until our wedding day to kiss each other. Even among Christians, the simple statement, “We’re waiting!” was received with shock and at times, mockery. Waiting to kiss is definitely not normal. I chose to save my kiss for my wedding day long before I met my husband. I didn’t do it because Josh … Read more5 Myths People Believe about Saving Your First Kiss for Marriage
Tweet As parents one of the most important and sometimes difficult decisions that we make is what to do about school. My children are well beyond school age and in fact, some of them are raising their own children now. Even so, I wanted to share with … Read moreChristian Study: Why Homeschooling Might Be For You
Years ago, when I was much younger, 22 to be precise, I was involved in the restoration of a historic church building. It had been left derelict for years. To see it returned to its original glory as a place of worship was amazing. After the restoration was completed, I would visit the church on … Read moreHow sweet it is to trust in Jesus
It was the middle of the morning frenzy. You know, those crucial moments when you’re trying to pack the gym bag, collect the dress clothes, unearth the laptop, and still make it out the door on time. This particular morning things were less than smooth. We usually take turns having this kind of … Read more10 Little Ways a Godly Wife Can Show Her Husband He’s Loved
We have all wished we could simply rid ourselves of some challenging habit. Perhaps it has to do with troubling eating habits, procrastination pertaining to work or failing to follow through on important resolutions. Whatever your “stuck point” seems to be, breaking an entrenched habit is important. Changing a habit is harder than … Read moreHow to Change a Bad Habit
Having a morning routine is like an anchor for my day. But all too often I’m content skipping what matters most: time with God. If I oversleep or grab my phone too quickly, I’ll lose track of time and get caught up with whatever tasks are on my plate for the day. I may read … Read moreHusband in Pursuit: Into the Wild
I don’t know. I simply do not know the answer to this question, nor can I fathom what it might be. But I was heartbroken when I learned that Nabeel succumbed to cancer this weekend at age 34, leaving behind his wife and young daughter. My tears just kept coming after the news, even though … Read moreWhy Didn’t God Heal Nabeel Qureshi?
Having trouble getting your mind wrapped around all the blogging jargon? Well with our back to blogging school series, we are here to clear up some of the confusion. Today we pick up from Blogging A to Z Part 1 to cover more essential blog vocabulary every blogger should know. No time to read the full … Read moreBlogging A to Z : Key Terms You Should Know Part 2
Whenever one sees a marriage fall apart due to adultery, one of the first things one hears is, “And I thought they were so happy!” Often, we tend to assume that couples torn asunder by an affair must be secretly in felt turmoil for years. More importantly, we assume that those of us … Read moreWill a Happy Marriage Prevent an Affair?
Like most things in life, marriages are not static. It may feel like there are times when we settle into comfortable seasons, but marriages aren’t like McDonalds’ chicken nuggets. If we ignore them for a week, they will not look the same when we come back. Every marriage is growing stronger or weakening. There … Read more5 Areas in Which Husbands Must Grow
Geoffrey Robinson MP wants to bring in an opt-out system for organ donation in England. His Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill is due its second reading (debate stage) on 23 February 2018. It seems he has a lot of support. Yet evidence for the claim that an opt-out system will increase transplants is still lacking … Read morePresumed Consent for Organ Transplantation – What does the Bible say?
“The mission was helping people, the reality, however, felt more along the lines of self-punishment,” said the woman with a season of angst displayed on her face. She had set out to do what God placed in her heart and soul–help people, as many people as she could. Lea wanted to be the voice of … Read moreCompleting Your Mission
While there are many tools useful to sustaining your marriage, there is one tool you must have in your toolbox if you are going to be successful in your marriage: commitment. Of course, love, trust, compassion and grace are critical as well, but commitment is mandatory for a loving relationship. Why do I … Read moreWhy Commitment is Mandatory for Marriage
Shares 271 A few years back, Selena and I were thinking about moving to Dallas for school. It’s a big decision so we decided to visit for a week. During our stay, a few things happened: God made it abundantly clear that we were NOT supposed to move there. We discovered how cold Dallas can get (temperatures … Read moreWhat is “Your Best Us”?
SAVE A COPY TO READ LATER – DOWNLOAD THE PDF >> CLICK HERE Back to school already? It’s official friends, school is in full swing. Do you remember learning your ABC’s? As a wee child, we had no idea just how essential those alphabets would be in our lives. That quirky little alphabet song and … Read moreBlogging A to Z | Key Terms You Should Know
Shares 785 Recently I walked out to our deck and began flailing my arms uncontrollably. I’m positive I looked like an idiot. Why, you ask? Two words: spider web. As I stepped outside I felt that familiar, sticky feeling all over my arms and face. The more I moved, the more I felt it. In … Read more3 Ground Rules for Experiencing Real Honesty with Your Spouse
Perhaps as many as ninety percent of those who get divorced confess that one reason for the breakup of their marriage was the unbearable loneliness of living together but being far apart. The reason a person neglects his or her spouse or family, contributing to loneliness within a marriage, are numerous. We cannot chart … Read moreIf Your Marriage is Filled with Loneliness, There is Hope in Those Ephesians 5 Verses
Like any other young woman, we all can get down on ourselves sometimes. It’s easy in this world to see only your hardships and flaws, and even easier to believe you’re not great. As women, we can’t let these negative feelings bring us down. Trust and believe that God has a bigger and better plan … Read moreDream Bigger than Your Biggest Dream