National Association of Marriage Enhancement

25 Mar

But the Bible Doesn’t Answer “OUR” Marriage Issues…

Oh man. This is a common thought, huh? It is not one that is vocalized often, but sometimes it sneakily creeps into the back of our minds. The Bible gives answers for many marriage issues, but when it comes down to specific situations, there are plenty of issues that have not been directly addressed in […]


17 Mar

The Unlucky Marriage

Luck (n.) things that happen to a person because of chance; the accidental way things happen without being planned  I think its funny how often our culture attaches luck to love. I love the song “Lucky I’m in Love With My Best Friend.” It is so cute and fun. The truth is most happy marriages […]


21 Jan

4 Times to Hit the Pause Button in Marriage

Do you remember the movie Click with Adam Sandler? The premise was that Sandler’s character was given a remote control that could rewind, pause, fast forward, and control his life. Despite the corniness, there were some great messages about living in the moment with your spouse and family. While we don’t have a magic remote […]


11 Nov

6 Building Blocks of a Great Family

“How to have a great family” – it is a Christian topic that we wrestle with all the time. Everyone knows that family is close to the heart of God, family is important and all Christians should treat their family like a ministry. Satan knows this too, which is why he tries to divide our […]


5 Nov

Marriage: Taking One Step at a Time

  I think the reason that most people are largely disappointed in their marriages is because of the long list of things that they want changed in their marriage. No earthly marriage ever will be perfect. Yet we often set up these unattainable lists with hundreds of expectations that we demand be met. If he […]


7 Aug

Dear NAME, My Wife Doesn’t Do Enough Around the House

Dear NAME, When we got married, I expected that my wife would keep a tidy house, and when she became a stay at home mom, I expected that our kids would be well behaved. But when I get home from work, I consistently disappointed by unmade beds and disobedient children. If I did this type […]


28 Jul

What Lies Beneath Marital Discord

It is extremely common for people to feel blindsided by marital betrayal or discord. They feel like the problem shockingly erupted like a dormant volcano; however, the volcano was already there with its molten lava bubbling beneath the surface. And quite frankly, even if both spouses are unaware of what’s brewing, the mountain can still […]


25 Jun

10 Things to Stop Controlling in Your Spouse

Are you a control freak? Do you love micro-managing your spouse? Some of us have a tendency to sin this way. Yes, I did say sin! God did not put you in your marriage to force or control the other person into a “better way” of living life. There is a big difference between being […]


25 Jun

Dear NAME, Our Child Is No Longer Serving the Lord

Dear NAME, Our child is no longer serving the Lord. This grieves my husband and my spirit. Sometimes in our sadness and anger, we blame each other. I just don’t know what to do anymore. Our son rejects any of our reaching out, and this is not a trial we had ever expected to go […]


2 Jun

Dear NAME,

Dear NAME, When my husband and I got married, he thought he was marrying into a great family, but almost as if a switch had flipped, two months later, my family drama exploded. Ever since, it has been miserably messy. My parents are divorcing. My sister got pregnant and moved in with her non-Christian boyfriend […]