Trust, Trustworthiness, and Betrayal

Trust and betrayal are among the most important topics couples will face. Can you trust one another to… listen well, be supportive, handle your heart and vulnerability with care, remain faithful, love your children well, and help around the house (to name a few)? In this episode we start our series on trust, exploring what “Cruciform trust” looks like and why some versions of trust…

All About Boundaries

Boundaries are biblical. Boundaries are also intuitive: we all know we need them. Still, why do we feel that our boundaries in and around our marriage are constantly in flux or non-existent? In this episode we looked at three main reasons why we lack clear boundaries in marriage, and talked through some of the underlying principles that help us live with stronger boundaries in marriage.…

Are Opposite-Sex Friendships Appropriate?

Many find themselves in one of two camps on this topic: “Avoid opposite-sex friends like the plague!” or “Don’t be a prude!” We think there’s a third way—one that’s biblical and wise. In this episode, Ryan and Selena discuss this controversial topic while sharing their own experiences and biblical understanding of how we “can have the wisdom to know and enjoy the blessing of friendship…

Trusting Your Gauges in Times of Anxiety and Worry

Sometimes it feels like your “flying blind” in marriage and in life. What should we do when our feelings tell us things that are contrary to God’s truth? We must learn to trust our gauges. In this episode, Ryan and Selena discuss three truths about “gauges” and how to trust them when you feel disoriented in life and marriage. Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

What (little ‘g’) gods Are You Worshipping in Your Marriage?

It’s all too easy to pay lip service to Jesus in life and marriage, but live as if he’s not King. In this episode of the Fierce Marriage Podcast, we recapped lessons we’ve learned from the past few weeks since the arrival of our 3rd daughter. God graciously allowed us to realize areas of our lives that we can tend to enthrone in a place…

Are You Obviously Married in Public?

People know you’re married by how you act, and we can sometimes act in a way that seeks validation from the opposite sex outside of marriage. Why is that? In this episode, we talk about why there should be NO QUESTION of whether or not you’re married in public (and online). Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Social Media, Your Marriage, and You

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and the like are all incredible tools of our time. However, they do carry with them the potential to damage our relationships. While the Bible doesn’t directly talk about social media, it does teach us how to become the kinds of people who make wise decisions—all of which help us navigate our modern age. Listen below!

3 Ground Rules for Experiencing Real Honesty with Your Spouse

Recently I walked out to our deck and began flailing my arms uncontrollably. I’m positive I looked like an idiot. Why, you ask? Two words: spider web. As I stepped outside I felt that familiar, sticky feeling all over my arms and face. The more I moved, the more I felt it. In about half a second I transformed from a calm, collected, adult man…

Pornography (Part 2: The Path to Purity)

This is the second part of a two-part series aimed at helping couples start conversations around pornography and a pathway to freedom from addiction. In today’s episode we shared our personal story of struggling with pornography and discussed ways to find freedom from addiction and healing throughout the process.