6 Prayers to Support Your Husband
January 29th, 2015

6 Prayers to Support Your Husband

Sarah Ortiz

Being married can be wonderful. You have a built-in best friend and automatic date for your office party. You can build a life and home together. You deal with his dirty socks, and he deals with your mess of makeup. But sometimes marriage feels much harder than ...

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4 Challenges in a Long Distance Relationship
January 9th, 2015

4 Challenges in a Long Distance Relationship

Christy Mulberger

God works in mysterious ways. We never know when He’s going to teach us a lesson, show us a sign when we need it most or bring people in our lives when we least expect it. When I least expected it, God brought Scott into my life and ...

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4 Challenges in My First Year of Marriage
September 23rd, 2014

4 Challenges in My First Year of Marriage

Caitlin Emas

My husband and I have been married for a little over a year, and it has been one of the best times of my life—and one of the most challenging. On our wedding day, we heard many Scripture verses extolling the virtues of love and patience. But living ...

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How Scripture Prepared Me for Fatherhood
August 22nd, 2014

How Scripture Prepared Me for Fatherhood

Rob Giorgio

As the proud father of a young toddler, I delight in my son’s smiles, belly laughs and baby babble. But when my wife and I discovered we were going to have him, I was terrified. I became acutely aware of my weaknesses, sins and ignorance. I thought, ‘Am ...

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How the Bible Helped me Date Well
August 1st, 2014

How the Bible Helped me Date Well

Laura Barberides

Dating is hard. Recognizing whom you’ve found and when you’ve found him can be confusing. It also brings all sorts of doubt: Do I like this person? Do I love this person? Where is this relationship going? Where do I want it to go? When my ...

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5 Love Letters from God
July 10th, 2014

5 Love Letters from God

Maria Wolf

There’s nothing more special than a love letter--words thatgift us with the knowledge that someone cares just for us. That someone loves us just the way we are, with ouraccomplishments, our failures, our hopes, our dreams, our highs, our lows. We looked through the Bible to find ...

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6 Tips for Christians Preparing for Marriage
June 24th, 2014

6 Tips for Christians Preparing for Marriage

Lisa Goetz

Summertime traditionally is wedding season in the U.S., and preparing for the big day often takes a lot of time, coordination and money. However, after the vows are exchanged and party is over the real work begins. Jackson Crum, Lead Teaching Pastor at Park Community Church in Chicago, ...

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Five Valentines from God in the Bible
February 13th, 2014

Five Valentines from God in the Bible

On Valentine’s Day, the retail industry tells us to expressour love through boxes of chocolates, red roses, jewelry and expensive dinners.But the Bible tells us about a love that doesn’t require gifts and sacrifices—aneternal love from God. 1 John 4:7 says, “Dear friends, let us love one ...

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