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Honoring Christ, Our Husbands and Our Marriages in Conflict

My beautiful and precious sisters in Christ, You have every right to ask him for what you would like, what you want and what you desire politely, pleasantly and respectfully (probably just once is plenty –  in most cases) of your husband. Your husband has every right to decide to answer “no” if he thinks […]

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A Precious Example

Here is an email from a husband who has had an amazing marriage with his wife that spans many decades (40+ years, I believe).  He and his wife got the love and respect stuff right from the beginning.  This is how marriage is supposed to be.  They are such a beautiful example for us to […]

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Respecting Our Husbands’ Prayers – From the Archives

I was at a prayer meeting in my area one time.  Many people prayed out loud individually.  One man in particular prayed such a passionate, godly, Spirit-filled, powerful, humble, broken prayer.  I could completely feel  and hear the presence of God in him.  Afterwards, I thanked him for praying when we were all leaving.  He thanked […]

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One Couple Deals with the Issue of Body Image

Body image is a HUGE, HUGE topic that causes a great deal of stress, pressure and anxiety for many women.  Hundreds of thousands of my Christian sisters are paralyzed in their marriages by their feelings of inadequacy and by listening to the wrong voices about this issue.   I think that it is very easy […]

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A Husband Shares His Perspective on the Importance of Respect

Here is a fresh perspective from a husband about the concepts of respect and disrespect.  I am extremely thankful for his willingness to take the time to lay out his thoughts so carefully.  I believe that his thoughts on these topics represent many other husband’s ideas, too. —————————————————————————————————– First a little explanation: for me, words […]

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More Mens’ Emotions

Several other husbands have answered these questions for me in the past few weeks. (Post 1, Post 2, Post 3)  But I appreciate each husband’s answers.  I think we can learn something new from hearing different men’s perspectives.  A huge thank you to this husband for sharing with us! 1. How affected are you by […]

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Confronting Your Husband’s Sin

DISCLAIMER: This is a HUGE topic.  There are MANY situations and issues that I cannot address in detail here.  I cannot possibly fit all of what scripture says in one post like this.  So this is a small taste on this topic, but it is not remotely exhaustive.  Please be sure to seek godly counsel […]

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Joyful Submission and a Boat

This is an email from a wife I first “met” online last July.  God has been doing a HUGE work in her heart!  I know you will be richly blessed by reading her story. I haven’t shared something yet that has been stirring in our house…..its been another example of me laying down my “rights” […]

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How Men Think – Part 2

This is a continuation of How Do Men Think  and from Why Pressuring Your Man to Talk NOW Can Be a Problem from last week (also check out God Understands Men and Part 3 of this series).  My hope is to showcase a number of different men with different vocational/cultural backgrounds and allow them to […]

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