My Primary Goal As a Wife Has to Be This One Thing

Reminder – I have a conference in Eaton, Ohio February 25th and a conference in Columbia, South Carolina March 24th-25th. You are most welcome to come! Marriage meets many needs and fulfills a number of purposes in our lives, in our families, the church, and in society. A healthy marriage: Brings stability to society. Teaches […]

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Why You May Want to Keep This a Secret for Awhile…

Husbands have a God-given need for respect. If I can’t trust the perfect and only God who completely loves me and died for me, if I can’t submit fully to Him as Lord and reverence Him, if I don’t know my infinite worth in Christ, if I don’t know my husband’s infinite worth in Christ, […]

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Biblical Submission Is Not Passivity

There seems to be so much confusion around the concept of biblical submission for wives. I’d like to discuss today something that biblical submission is not because a number of women think they hear me say that biblical submission means passivity: I shouldn’t ever say how I feel or what I want. I should have […]

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Does Being a Biblically Submissive Wife Mean I Can’t Say How I Feel and What I Need?

Nope. We CAN say what we want, how we feel, what we think, what our concerns are and what we need. (Please keep in mind that when I talk about submission, I am always talking about the biblical concept, not the worldly definition. For more about biblical submission, please read here.) We have total freedom […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 18 – A Guest Post from Nina Roesner!!!!!!!

Pic from www.ninaroesner.wordpress.com Ladies, I am so excited about today’s post!  Nina Roesner, the author of The Respect Dare, has very graciously written this one just for each of you.  I am thrilled to be able to share her words that – to me – are such a powerful expression of the main themes of […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 17 – Life-Giving Words

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.  Proverbs 16:24 We all need genuine affirmation and words of encouragement. Nina Roesner shares a beautiful story in today’s dare about a wife who was going to The Daughters of Sarah classes that Nina Roesner leads.  This wife was thinking about […]

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Is Respect Optional for a Godly Woman?

Many women, even in the church, think that the concept of “respect for husbands” is archaic, old fashioned and backwards and that their husbands “don’t deserve respect.”   We are not about to show any respect for our men until we believe our men “deserve” it – by our own definition.  That is, after all, […]

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