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Respect In A Marriage

by Nancy Connell

In the world today you will find that respect is not something commonly practiced anymore. There are not many people who teach their children how to respect. The world today is very self-focused with a ‘self-achiever, successor, and crush anyone in the way’ mentality. This has greatly flowed into marriage relationships. Respect can be a […]

Let God Do The Fixing

by Nancy Connell

Does it feel that sometimes, your spouse is not on the same page as you and maybe you feel a little slated or frustrated? It is hard to work with someone when unity may seem to be disrupted and things seem not quite like they should be. Actions and attitudes seems to come and go […]

Overcoming Stress by Focusing on God and Teamwork with Spouse

by Nancy Connell

Life right now as we know it has brought new challenges and a new lifestyle that we have had to face. Some people have handled these things very well and others are hanging on by a thread stricken with worry, fear, and being overwhelmed with the overload of new decisions that they have to face. […]

The Simple Things

by Nancy Connell

This is a month of Mother’s Day, blooming flowers, and soon to be brides are finalizing their wedding plans for their “June” weddings. With the recent crisis with the virus, it may seem that these things are going to be hard to celebrate. Maybe with the virus they are unable to visit their mothers that […]

Idolatry in Marriage Part 2

by Nancy Connell

(continued from https://lighthousechurchinc.org/2020/04/25/idolatry-in-a-marriage-part-1) Anything you put before God is idolatry. When you focus on one thing that overrides anything else that He is telling you to do or you agreed to do and all else suffers from your lack of attention in those areas, you have entered into idolatry. The enemy knows where our weak […]

Idolatry in a Marriage Part 1

by Nancy Connell

Idolatry can be a tricky thing to see if you are guilty of. When most people think of idolatry, they think of an object or an obsession that takes top priority over everything else. Yes, these things are true, but there is so much more to it than this. Not very often is it talked […]

Close the Door to the Little Foxes

by Nancy Connell

How we are really opening the door to the devil in our marriages and how to get them closed? During this time of the pandemic is very important to understand that there are doors that we could be entertaining to open to the devil without realizing that it is a door that we are leaving […]

Grace in a Marriage – A Lifetime Commitment to Love– Part 2

by Nancy Connell

(Don’t forget to read part 1 to get the fullness of this article.) In Marriages, life exists. Life will bring problems, situations, circumstances that may be a result of our own actions or at no fault of our own. When a problem has come up in a marriage the first response should not be in […]

Marriage – A Lifetime Commitment to Love– Part 1

by Nancy Connell

What is the definition of marriage? Marriage in the dictionary is defined as:  the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship (historically and in some jurisdictions specifically a union between a man and a woman). Marriage in the bible is defined as:     Marriage was instituted by God in […]

Springing Into Restoration In Your Marriage

by Nancy Connell

Spring time is upon us. I would like to challenge you to ponder on the following and reflect on your marriage. When you first met your spouse, a seed of interest was planted. With that seed of interest, you dated and got to know one another. You prepared the soil with conversation and thoughts of […]