When "Submit" Feels Like a Dirty Word – by Shannon Popkin

Bio Shannon Popkin is a speaker and writer from Grand Rapids, MI. Shannon enjoys blending her love for humor and storytelling with her passion for God’s Word. Shannon’s first book, Control Girl: Lessons on Surrendering Your Burden of Control From 7 Women in The Bible will be published by Kregel Publications in 2016/2017. Check out Shannon’s […]

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If You Insist on Being “in Charge” – He Figures You Can Protect Yourself

Many wives want to know why their husbands don’t protect them from his family or other extended family during conflicts. I know every situation is different, and I can’t begin to address every possible scenario and there can be many very complex factors involved.  So I will only be able to speak in generalities here […]

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If I Biblically Submit to My Husband, I Might Become Helpless! What if My Husband Dies?!?

  At my uncle’s burial — Loyola Marikina, February 2014 From my sister in the Lord and friend, Nikka.  You can find this post in its entirety at www.peacefulwifephilippines.blogspot.com “If I submit to my husband and rely on him to provide for our family, I might not be equipped to handle our family’s needs when […]

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New Stories to Share

I never get tired of hearing about and sharing what God is doing in people’s lives.  That is the greatest joy I get to experience doing this work for God.  I am so very blessed to have a front row seat to watch Him changing people and bringing glory to Himself in women’s hearts and in their […]

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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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A Wife Lives Out – COVENANT – Despite Opposition

A well-meaning mom keeps telling her daughter to leave her husband and that God has someone else for her.  Her husband had separated from her recently.  I love what this precious wife and disciple of Christ wrote to her mom: Below is the message I sent my Mom today and I think now she finally […]

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My Purpose at Peacefulwife

Let’s get back to basics.  Here is God’s pattern for marriage – which is the basis of my blog: Ephesians 5:22-33 New International Version (NIV) 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of […]

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Something that Christian Men Wish We Knew about Them

This is a guest post from www.peacefulsinglegirl.wordpress.com (my other blog) this week for the SINGLE ladies.  It is a single Christian man’s response to a question I asked him after Tuesday’s post (Why Asking About His “Five Year Plan” Can Backfire).  I believe that the way we treat our men reflects the same level of respect […]

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A REAL Helpmeet Suitable for Him

Sometimes we wives think we are helping our husbands when we are actually trying to control him like we talked about yesterday (check here if you missed it!). That was one of my biggest mistakes.  I REALLY believed I was being helpful – but my husband saw me as being prideful (always “right”) and controlling. […]

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