July 1st, 2020
An Excerpt from Conversation with God by Brian T. Sutton We might as well admit it: We often use prayer in our lives and in church as a tool from a tool bag. When we need God to do something for us, w...
Sizzling Ideas for Summer Romance
June 2nd, 2020
A Cambodian couple, a pair in Portugal, and a Tennessee twosome may seem very different, but they have at least TEN things in common! Each person and every couple has specific relationship needs. The ...
Growing in Appreciation
May 5th, 2020
We all have unique relationship needs—the distinct way that we feel cared for and loved in relationships. In this article, we will learn how to give and receive appreciation. APPRECIATION–What is it?A...
Growing in Acceptance
March 25th, 2020
We all have unique relationship needs—the distinct ways that we feel cared for and loved in relationships. In this article we will learn how to give and receive acceptance. Acceptance means that someo...
February 28th, 2020
CHARACTERISTICS OF A GOOD CONFESSIONHurts are inevitable. Even the most loving individuals will eventually hurt one another. Likewise, it's impossible to be perfect all the time. It's not a matter if ...
Celebrate the Differences
January 20th, 2020
Here’s an idea to strengthen the relationship with your spouse: Spend a few special moments celebrating the uniqueness that each of you brings to the relationship.Celebrate your differences in 3 easy...
Don't Lose That Lovin' Feelin'
December 19th, 2019
During the holidays its often a little easier to show love for those around us. After all, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are often relationship focused celebrations. Below are a few ideas for...
Giving: The Best Gift This Christmas
October 18th, 2019
It’s hard to imagine that giving could ever be better than receiving, but Luke 6:38 provides this mysterious perspective: “Give and it will be given to you.” This principle doesn’t seem to make sense,...
September 24th, 2019
Has it been a while since you’ve looked at your old photo albums, high school yearbook, or even scrolled all the way back to the beginning of the photos on your phone? Are those pictures of your colle...
Marriage Staff Meetings (part 2)
August 22nd, 2019
If I were to describe my marriage (at this time) with one word, it would be…What word do you think your spouse would use to describe your marriage?What benefits are you receiving from your marriage re...
Considering Others (part 2)
July 22nd, 2019
Christ’s commandment is clear. We’re to love people like he’s loved us! In what ways could you love your neighbors the way Christ has loved you? In what ways could you extend Christ’s love to your com...
Family Fun in the Sun
July 2nd, 2019
Experience 1 John 4:7 together Start with a warm-up by getting a beach ball and sitting or standing in a circle. Throw the ball to one person in the circle. While they are holding the ball everyone el...