How Do I Respect My Husband without Idolizing Him?

To me, the primary key in balancing respecting my husband but not idolizing him is to watch my motives. I want to care about his feelings and concerns. I want to treat him well. But why? Do I want his approval more than anything? Or do I want God’s approval more than anything? If I …

"I Was SURE I Would Never Make My Husband into an Idol!"

  A reminder – please always check anything anyone (including myself) says against Scripture and remember that ultimately we must each seek to do what we believe God desires us to do and we are each responsible for our own decisions.   From a dear sister in Christ whose marriage is facing many extreme difficulties …

How to Make Your Husband an Idol

Idolatry is not something we think much about in our modern day, Western culture.  I grew up in church, reading the Bible, knowing how offensive idolatry was to God – feeling super smug and secure because I didn’t commit sins like THAT!  What could possibly be tempting about bowing down to a statue and serving …

Resources for Wives with Angry Husbands

Dear sisters, For dealing with an angry husband, I have several resources I would like to share that I hope might be a blessing. Of course, each situation is a bit different. It is tempting to respond to our husband’s anger with anger of our own. But it is much more productive and healthy for …

How to Encourage Your Husband to Value Your Influence

We can’t control or manipulate our men into doing what we want. But we can learn to use our powers of influence in amazing ways for Christ.

What If Your Husband Doesn’t Care about Your Feelings?

Recently, we talked about 6 Scenarios Where We May Need to Break Contact with Others. Then we talked about “What If You Want Your Husband to Cut Ties with Someone?” I shared ways that wives can influence their husbands respectfully if we feel our husbands are involved with someone who may be toxic. Generally, wives …

Why Is My Husband So Skeptical of the Changes I Am Making?

Photo by Ayo Ogunseinde on Unsplash First of all, if you have decided to walk on this road, I am thrilled that you want to allow the Lord to change you and you want to become the woman and wife God calls you to be. This is not an easy journey. It is a narrow, …

“My Husband Doesn’t Spend Enough Time with Me”

Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator on Unsplash Almost every wife experiences this at some point or another. Your man is busy with other things and you really want to connect with him. Sometimes he may not have a choice about how busy he is due to work, a crisis, an illness, or another emergency. Other …

Influencing an Unbelieving Husband for Christ

Photo by Eye for Ebony on Unsplash For a lot of men, “words are cheap.” There is something infinitely more powerful to husbands than a wife’s words about God and spiritual things. The thing that may pique a husband’s appetite for Christ is when he sees his wife live out a godly example and strong …