A recent online article in a popular Christian magazine proposed that the best marriage was a 50/50 partnership. While some would be ecstatic if their marriage ever reached that level, I believe it is ultimately a destructive and non-biblical assessment. [Read more…]
Elvis Presley’s fans were always saddened to hear the announcement that he had left the building after a concert. Has romance in your marriage gone the same way, and you can relate to the pain? You don’t have a perfect marriage, but you and your spouse love each other.
The problem is that your love life has become automatic and almost lifeless. You have been thinking about going to a sex therapist but you sense the problems are more spiritual than physical and want to see if Christian counseling can help?
Are you battling with your spouse’s words when he or she said, “You drove me to it, this is not all my fault?” [Read more…]
Here they are, in order of priority:
- Selfishness [Read more…]
What are the most important points a counselor or pastor should try to get across to couples soon to be married? That question is very much open to debate and given the typical timeframes and sessions available there is not a single pat answer. People are different, come from different backgrounds and are at different places spiritually but I believe understanding their partner’s God-given temperament is vitally important. [Read more…]