Life as a Wife

Sherry AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope2 Comments

I find it very interesting that we have no record of Adam asking God for a mate, yet God knew he needed a wife and provided just what he needed! Many husbands still remain clueless to how much they really need us – LOL! But God knows, and God built into marriage a teamwork plan that really blesses couples who … Read More

Date Nights: Do They Help Troubled Marriages?

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Date nights–biblical counselors sometimes recommend date nights to folks who come in for marriage counseling. But do they really help? And if not, what does? Guest writer Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, shares his inights in this article that appeared first here at his center’s website and is used with permission. (Edited slightly for length–Ed.) There may be no … Read More

Domestic Abuse: How to Counsel Victims

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DOMESTIC ABUSE: Here’s wisdom on counseling victims. Guest writer Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, says domestic abuse, in all forms, is anti-gospel and anti-Christ. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Domestic abuse, in all forms, represents a gross departure from how Scripture portrays biblical marriage, including the example of self-sacrificial love modeled for the church … Read More

7 Lies About Submission

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The idea of submission is often misunderstood. Some Christians fear it means “doormat.” Others lord it over family. But what does the Bible say? Did Jesus submit to his Father? SUBMISSION? When women use this S word among girlfriends, toes curl. Many people misunderstand what the Bible means when it says that wives are to “be submissive” to their husbands. This … Read More

NOT Selfish: Love Marker #5

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Are you selfish in your marriage? Are you selfish in the Church? Do you think needs and desires matter most? If you and I are honest, we’ll admit to selfishness. Awfully humbling, isn’t it? The following list of 7 signs of a selfish spouse will direct you toward the unselfish life God desires. Based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, these love … Read More

What Does God Say About Abuse?

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WHAT DOES GOD SAY ABOUT ABUSE

What does God say about abuse, specifically emotional abuse in marriage? Today’s guest blogger is Lilly Park. Lilly is Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling at Crossroads Bible College in Indianapolis, IN. This article (Responding to Emotional Abuse in Marriage) first appeart on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. This post is dedicated to the women I’ve met who have inspired me … Read More