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The Spouse of an Essential Worker

Marriage

Posted on April 23, 2020

As spouses of an essential worker, we may still worry, and that is okay. Keep praying. Keep helping. Keep reading your Bibles. This is just a point in time, and it will pass.

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8 Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Mental Health

Posted on December 5, 2019

A toxic relationship is a relationship characterized by behaviors on the part of the toxic partner that are emotionally and, not infrequently, physically damaging to their partner.

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The Marriage Manual

Posted on September 9, 2019

Have you read up on your marriage manual lately? God knew exactly the circumstances, trials, and joys you would experience as a married couple. The answers you are looking for can be found in the God-breathed pages of His Word.

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Four Habits of Healthy Couples

Posted on January 28, 2019

Jimmy Evans, CEO and founder of Marriage Today, often speaks of four crucial habits that emotionally healthy couples have. He states that couples have to make good habits and disciplines central to their relationship.

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What to Do When Your Partner Will Not Attend Marriage Counseling

Posted on December 7, 2017
by Lynnette Aschinger, LISW

When one is experiencing a personal crisis such as serious marriage problems, it is very difficult to know where to turn for help.  Many times, couples wait before doing anything and the end result can be one of the following: divorce, chronic marriage problems, or living with a life time of pain and hurt. A marriage is worth the effort and of course marriage counseling is one of those options, but for the spouse who can’t enlist cooperation from the other spouse, don’t settle!  Do something!  There are resources out there to help and I want to highlight a few, especially when a partner will not attend counseling with you.

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The Beauty of Marriage

Posted on November 3, 2017
by Sarah Walters

As I write this, I am just five days away from getting married myself, so you’ll have to excuse me for having marriage on my mind. Don’t worry, I’m not going to talk about how great the hem on my dress turned out or how good of a deal we got on the church decorations, or […]

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Single and Lonely

Posted on October 17, 2016

Being single, like being married, has its perks and its difficulties.  One of those difficulties can be doing traditional family activities alone.  Attending church is often looked at as a premiere family activity.  A family may rarely be all together during the week but many times they make a special effort to be together for […]

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Would of….Could of …… Should of….

Posted on August 29, 2016

“Would my husband have stayed if I had made better meals for him?” “Should I have paid more attention to my wife?” “Could I have lost that last 20 pounds of baby weight?  Would he have found me more attractive?” “Could I have made her fall back in love with me if I had gotten […]

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Communication: Listen with your heart

Posted on July 22, 2016
by Lynnette Aschinger, LISW

RELATIONSHIP ENERGIZING: Listen with your Heart Personal connection is the energy of relationships. Remember Christmas time as a child? The tree was decorated and everyone awaited that special moment when the brilliance of the lights lit up the room. This was because a connection was made between the string of lights and the outlet. Utilizing […]

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“What Should I Be Looking For in A New Spouse?”

Posted on July 1, 2016
by Gerry Bruhn, LISW

The question that takes work to answer. One of the age old questions that I get from clients who are looking for a new partner is, “What should I be looking for in a new spouse?” The question is an appropriate one, but often times what’s not being taken into consideration, is all the necessary […]

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