Marriage Tidbits

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Celebrate Your Spouse Just Like God Celebrates You

by Nancy Connell

As a parent, can you remember celebrating the achievements of your child, the milestones that they overcome? Do you remember celebrating the first step, the first picture, and the encouragement to go from riding a training wheel bike to one without to become independent? You may have even displayed what your child has done for […]

In Sickness and in Health… The Healing of Laughter

by Nancy Connell

Many of us have come into a marriage where there is baggage that the spouse has brought in with them. They may be past hurts, mindsets, traditions, beliefs, pain, or could even be health issues. It can bring a lot of weight on the relationship when you do not know what is going on or […]

Priest of the Home

by Nancy Connell

There are many functions and purposes that each of us generally have in life. There are roles that we are to take being a son or daughter, a parent, a spouse, a coworker, etc. In today’s society it can be very confusing on who belongs where and exactly what the function is of the role […]

The Season of Joy, Family, and of Jesus

by Nancy Connell

Christmas brings out the inner child and childhood memories of Christmas, and the differences in beliefs, traditions, and dealing with memories of those who are not with us any longer. Christmas can be a wonderful and challenging time for many couples who are married or engaged. It can even be a challenging time for those […]

Dangers Of The Sin Of Adultery And Fornication

by Nancy Connell

Society has put such a label on sex as being casual with just about no morals. They have become blinded to the consequences of this sinful lifestyle. They have embraced and become comfortable with it. It has and still continues to ruin and damage marriages. Throughout the Bible God address sexual sins and explains there […]

Ties That Bind

by Nancy Connell

How do two people become one through sexual intercourse and contact? It does not happen just when someone says “I do.” It is said that you go through the ceremony to verbalize this commitment with your partner before other witnesses; then sealing the marriage by having sexual relations with one another. It is called consummating […]

Put God First and Remove Idolatry From Your Marriage

by Nancy Connell

Who or what is number one in your life? Who is your first love? In the world we live in there are so many people that have different ideas and desires on what they want, who they want and why. They enter into a marriage with their own expectations and understanding on what they would […]

Where A Wife Needs The Husband To Take The Lead

by Nancy Connell

1 Corinthians 11:3 (ERV) But I want you to understand this: The head of every man is Christ. And the head of a woman is the man. And the head of Christ is God. There are ways that a woman looks for a man to be in charge and to lead in different areas in […]

Important For A Successful Marriage – Communication

by Nancy Connell

Communication is extremely important for a successful marriage. When you look into the Word on why God made Eve for Adam, it was because Adam needed a companion. Genesis 2:18-24 (ERV) A Companion for Adam 18 Then the Lord God said, “I see that it is not good for the man to be alone. I will […]

Why Celebrate Wedding Anniversaries

by Nancy Connell

Have you ever thought about why we celebrate our wedding anniversaries? The day we get married should be one of the happiest days of our lives because it is a day we make a commitment to be share the rest of our lives as one with our spouse.  Each year we are to celebrate that […]